Cnoc Suain

Cnoc Suain

About Cnoc Suain

Cnoc Suain is dedicated to presenting Irish Culture, Nature & Heritage with the sophistication and high standard which befits it, without compromising its integrity and authenticity. Get to the heart of Gaelic culture while meeting local people in a restored 17th century Connemara hill-village.

Rewilding & Cnoc Suain’s Kickstarter Campaign in the Irish Times

By |June 4th, 2019|

We were delighted to have opened up the Irish Times at the weekend to find Cnoc Suain’s Kickstarter campaign featured in an article by Sylvia Thompson which draws attention to the global urgency of rewilding in the search for solutions to climate change.

Rewilding is a conservation movement which aims to protect and restore natural habitats […]

National Geographic Intelligent Travel – Dearbhaill’s Galway

By |June 4th, 2019|

”The world should heart my city because in an increasingly globalized and homogenized world, Galway has retained its character, vibrancy, creativity, and warmth.”

A short time after the National Geographic came to stay at Cnoc Suain in Conamara, they asked Dearbhaill Standún if she would take part in their ‘Where The Locals Go’ feature in the travel […]

Experience wins out!

By |February 15th, 2017|

Cnoc Suain was honoured to have been recognised as ‘Ireland’s ‘Best Cultural Experience’ at the biennial Irish Tourism Industry Awards which was held in the Burlington Hotel on Friday, February 3rd.

Minister for Tourism Shane Ross TD gave the award to Cnoc Suain at the gala event in Dublin. The awards are a national scheme that […]

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‘Anois teacht an Earraigh’… i gCnoc Suain!

By |February 3rd, 2017|

With the first day of spring came our first group of the year, enthusiastic students from Arcadia University celebrated Lá Fhéile Bríde(St Brigid’s Day) with us through crafting a traditional St Brigid’s cross and joining in for a dance by the fire in an Sean Teach.

St Brigid’s Day has remained the marker for the dawning […]

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Tourism Ireland board meets at Cnoc Suain

By |May 20th, 2016|

Oíche chaidrimh agus chultúir i gCnoc Suain!

We were delighted to have the board and senior managers of Tourism Ireland join with tourism partners, from Galway, Mayo and Clare, for an enjoyable cultural evening and lively discussion at Cnoc Suain, on Tuesday, May 3rd.

The evening began with the group participating in our Conamara Gaelic Cultural experience […]

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World Responsible Tourism Awards

By |January 6th, 2016|

Having won the inaugural Irish Responsible Tourism Award for Cultural Heritage earlier in the year...

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The Phoenix Awards

By |December 17th, 2015|

Cnoc Suain cultural retreat received a prestigious international Phoenix Award...

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Ecotourism Ireland Gold

By |November 2nd, 2015|

Cnoc Suain is very proud of being awarded a second successive Gold Cert...

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Chefs go wild for Woodruff!

By |June 26th, 2015|

Rachel Allen & Enda McEvoy experimenting with foraged woodland delicacies at Cnoc Suain...

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By |March 13th, 2015|

Cnoc Suain wins Gold Award for Cultural Heritage at the ICRT Awards...

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