Dan O’Hara’s Heritage and History Centre Connemara

This award winning heritage centre is situated on the N59 approximately 5 miles from Clifden-the capital of Connemara. It offers a unique insight into the history and heritage of this most beautiful part of the West of Ireland.

Start with an audio-visual presentation in various languages, view the History Room exhibits, visit the Crannog (showing how the Celts used to live), Ringfort, Oratory, thatched cottage with open peat fire, animals including famous Connemara ponies, archaeological site, or plant a tree in memory of your ancestors.

Activities Available on Request:

Turf Cutting

Sheaf Tossing


Tug of War

Sheep Herding

Sheep Shearing

Horse Shoe Throwing


Lecture on Topics including:

Rural Development



Demonstration on Irish Coffee making

Accordion playing in the cottage


Find details here on Childrens Attractions and Pet Farms in Ireland for a great family day out