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cute way to make you stop here

the Connemara Giant, a 20th c. antique, was created to attract customers to the stores across the... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
koabug
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honolulu
You haven't truly visited Connemara until you have touched the hand of the giant

A fun stop along the road between Galway city and Clifden. Local legend says that if you touch the... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2013
Irishgrl_7
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Iowa
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

the Connemara Giant, a 20th c. antique, was created to attract customers to the stores across the street. What a great idea by a local artist and entrepreneur!

Thank koabug
Reviewed 7 December 2017

On one of our previous bi-annual trips to Ireland, I saw a postcard of the Connemara Giant in a shop in Clifden and wondered how we could have missed this landmark on our previous trips to the region. We set out to find the legendary...More

1  Thank IrishLass61
Reviewed 1 February 2017

On the road between Galway city and Clifden. It's just a fun stop on the way. Joyce's Craft Shop over the road is a shop with quality woolen goods and Connemara marble items - not the usual cheap souvenir tems you see at tourist places.

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Reviewed 12 November 2013

A fun stop along the road between Galway city and Clifden. Local legend says that if you touch the hand of the Connemara Giant you will be blessed with the knowledge of his ancient tribe. Joyce's Craft Shop across the road is a nice shop...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2013

The monument to Conn son of the sea, after whom Conamara is supposedly named.While the monument and its caption are witty it is otherwise not worth stopping. The gift shop across the road claims to be the best one in the region but few people...More

3  Thank Ronan O
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