The word, Connemara is fascinating. I remember to have stayed in Connemara Hotel in Chennai, India some long timee ago and thought the word was derived from Tamil. Happy that there r places in the west which are exclusively vegetaran.
Kylemore Abbey, Kylemore, Connemara, Co Galway, Ireland | +353 95 52000
- Veg Friendly: Excellent
- Menu: Endless options for vegetarians and vegans
- Cuisine: Bistro Lunch
- Service: Cafeteria style/Family friendly
After we left Inis Meáin, we drove through the beautiful region of Joyce’s Country in Connemara. The dramatic landscape of Connemara is jaw dropping. Tall barren mountains speckled with sheep, contrasts the lush green grass and sparkling lakes in the valleys.
Hidden in this region is an old estate, build by a wealthy British man for his wife in 1863. He bought the property where they honeymooned. Sadly, she died a few years after the completion of the home. In 1920, the family sold the estate to Flemish Benedictine nuns who lost their Abbey in World War I. The nuns run a school at the Abbey, and keep the grounds open to the public.
Presently, you can…
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