Location & Directions

Getting to Delphi Lodge Connemara

From Galway (c.70-90 minutes)

  • Head northwest on N59 towards Clifden.
  • Pass through Moycullen & Oughterard.
  • 10-15 minutes after Oughterard, turn right at Maam Cross, at Peacocks.
  • 5-10 minutes later, turn left at T junction in Maam.
  • 10-15 minutes later fork right in Leenane towards Westport.
  • 2 miles out of Leenane, turn left to Delphi/Louisburgh.
  • Road runs along north shore of Killary Harbour.
Delphi Lodge is 6 miles from junction, ½ mile after Adventure 
Centre/Spa, in woods on left.
From Westport (c.35-50 minutes)

(a) Either via N59 (c.35-40 minutes)

  • Head southwest on N59 towards Clifden.
  • After 8 or 9 miles the road runs along beside the Erriff River.
  • After river becomes invisible due to roadside rhodedendrons (about 15 miles/25 minutes out of Westport), take next right, signposted 
“Delphi” and “Louisburgh”.
  • Delphi Lodge is 6 miles from junction, ½ mile after Adventure Centre/Spa, in woods on left.

(b) Or via Louisburgh (c.40-50 minutes)

  • Head west on Louisburgh road along south shore of Clew Bay.
  • Pass through Louisburgh and then turn left towards Leenane.
  • 10 miles/20 minutes later, you pass Doolough Lake on your right.
  • Delphi Lodge is in woods on right, ½ mile after Doolough.
From Dublin (c.3½ hours)

  • Follow M4 then M6 to Galway > N59 towards Clifden > 15 min after Oughterard turn right at Maams Cross > Leenane > Delphi/Louisburgh
From Shannon (c.2½ to 3 hours)

  • Follow signs to Galway via Gort.
  • From Galway, follow directions above.

 

SatNav. 53.631916. – 9.747190

Approximate travelling times:

Leenane 15 minutes
Louisburgh 25 minutes
Westport 40 minutes
Galway 80 minutes
Galway airport 90 minutes
Knock airport 90 minutes
Shannon airport 3 hours
Dublin airport 4 hours
Dublin docks 5 hours
Cork 5 hours
Belfast 5½ hours

AIRPORT CONNECTIONS:

DUBLIN
Many international connections via, inter alia:
Aer Lingus
BMI
Airways
Lufthansa
Air France
Delta
American
US Airways
FlyBe
Ryanair

Ireland West – KNOCK

London – Stanstead (Ryanair)
London – Luton (Ryanair)
Manchester (FlyBe)
Birmingham (bmi baby)
Nottingham East Midland (Ryanair)
Bristol (Ryanair)
starts 25/3/12
Liverpool (Ryanair)
London -Gatwick (Aer Lingus)
Dusseldorf (Lufthansa) May to Sept

Milan – Bergamo (Ryanair)
Paris – Beauvais (Ryanair)
Frankfurt – Hahn (Ryanair)
Barcelona – Girona (Ryanair)

SHANNON
Many international connections via, inter alia:
Aer Lingus
(Boston, New York – JFK, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, London Heathrow, Manchester)
Continental 
(Newark)
Ryanair
(Liverpool, Gatwick, Stanstead, Wroclaw)

23/03/2019

29 to Date

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Week 10 Finishes in Fine Style

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Four for March so Far

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