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Self Catering Holiday Homes in Co. Galway


Co. Galway is situated in the west of Ireland and has borders with Clare, Tipperary, Offaly, Roscommon and Mayo. Trident Holiday Homes offers a choice of self catering accommodation in Galway from holiday homes in Oranmore within easy reach of Galway City to holiday homes in Ballyconneely situated in the heart of the wild Connemara landscape.

County Galway is a county of truly stunning scenery and often rugged beauty. The craggy peaks of the Twelve Bens, Maamturk and Mweelrea offer some really spectacular hikes as do the shores of Lough Corrib and the wild Connemara coast which is punctuated by a series of attractive little fishing villages such as Roundstone, Killary Harbour and Cleggan.

Galway has a rich and varied history and there is a wide choice of heritage sites available to visit throughout the county. These include;

  • Kilcolgan Castle
  • Rathbaun Farm
  • Ross Castle
  • Knockma Hill – Legendary burial place of Queen Maeve
  • Clonfert Cathedral – founded by St. Brendan the navigator
  • Dartfield Horse Museum
  • Dunguaire Castle & Medieval Banquet
  • Kylemore Abbey
  • Athenry Castle

The famous Aran Islands can be easily reached either by ferry from Rossaveel or plane from Connemara Regional Airport. These islands offer visitors a real flavour of traditional Ireland combined with ancient heritage sites and stunning sandy beaches.

Galway City, Co. Galway
Galway City is a vibrant university city with an abundance of boutiques, restaurants, museums, theatres and pubs. One of the fastest growing cities in Europe, it is the third city in Ireland after Dublin and Cork centered around the estuary of the River Corrib. The native language is particularly strong in this western city mainly due to its being on the outskirts of Ireland’s largest Gaeltacht (Irish speaking area), in fact it is often referred to as the ‘Bilingual Capital of Ireland’. An Taibhdhearc - the National Irish Theatre and TG4 (Irish speaking TV station) headquarters are both based in the city.


Galway hosts a great number of festivals annually which include;

  • Celtic start of Spring festival Fleadh Imboilg (February)
  • Cúirt International Festival of Literature (April)
  • Galway Early Music Festival (May)
  • Galway Sessions traditional Irish music festival
  • Galway Film Fleadh (July),
  • Galway Arts Festival (July)
  • Galway Races horse racing festival (August)
  • Galway International Oyster Festival (September)
  • Baboró Galway International Arts Festival for Children (October) 
  • Tulca visual arts festival (November)


Our self catering accommodation in Galway offers visitors the ideal bases from which to explore either the wild and beautiful coast of Connemara or the bustling university city of Galway being also within easy reach of Co. Clare and the Burren Region.