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Connemara: “a savage beauty”

A ‘local resident’ enjoys the view of Killary Fjord, one of Ireland’s only fjords and one of Connemara’s landmarks.

Located on the west coast of Ireland, and bordered on three sides by the Atlantic Ocean, Connemara which means ‘descendants of the sea’ in Gaelic, is one of the most beautiful regions in Ireland. Or, as Irish playwright Oscar Wilde put it: “Connemara is a savage beauty”.

It’s a magnet for everyone,from Americans retracing their ancestral roots and adrenaline junkies drawn to its excellent windsurfing spots, to overly-enthusiastic European cyclists, and others, like us, trying to escape the sweltering summer heat of southern Europe.

What is it about Connemara that leaves every visitor spellbound? Simple. It’s the Ireland that everyone dreams of and sees in the postcards – the luscious green landscape and the carefree life.

Click here to read the full article published in The Sunday Times of Malta.

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