Cnoc Suain is a magical sanctuary in the Connemara wilderness – only ½ hour from Galway. This award-winning eco/cultural hill village of thatched traditional stone cottages, dating back to 1691, has been described by The Guardian as “ a place quite unlike any other, where Irish traditions are alive and kicking”.
Cnoc Suain has won international awards for its sustainable tourism endeavours, for many years and won the Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2017.
An engaging introduction to the rich culture, nature & landscape of Conamara. The presentation includes;
- Irish music, song and story. Gaelic language and poetry. Learning a céilí dance!
- Conamara’s Ancient Bogland: Landscape and Nature, stories of Bog Bodies.
- The Thatched Cottage: Customs and Traditions - Irish Soda Bread making.
This unique Irish Cultural Immersion - with guest participation - is lively, educational, entertaining and fun. It is presented in the English language and is suited to ages:12 to 80+ yrs. An all weather experience of 100 minutes approx.