Learn, have fun, and grow, while enjoying your experience in Connemara Language and Cultural Centre
Welcome to Connemara Language and Cultural Centre (CLCC). We provide quality accommodation, activities, English language and Gaelic cultural courses catering for families and adults of all ages.
Connemara Language School and Cultural Centre’s unique facility is located in the heart of Connemara on the stunningly beautiful west coast of Ireland, in a safe and fully self-contained 80 hectare site (197 acres) with the bustling sea port town of Clifden on its doorstep.
Our professional, friendly and experienced staff including our qualified native English speaking language teachers are here to meet your needs, whether customising an English language course or Gaelic cultural course or providing specific activities to suit you. Our educational ethos is centered on interesting, enjoyable and creative lessons delivered by thoughtful and caring professionals while embracing the latest educational and technological tools available. CLCC provides high-quality on site accommodation, clubhouse, coffee shop and bar, WiFi, use of bicycles, outdoor tennis courts, mini-golf course and on site hill walking trails leading into the Twelve Bens Mountain range and Connemara National Park while a spate wild salmon river also runs through the centre.
Clifden (Irish: An Clochán, ‘Bee Hive Cell’) The Capital of Connemara, is perched on a pristine natural Atlantic Ocean harbour and is brimming with every conceivable amenity including quality pubs, nightclubs and restaurants, a cinema and theatre (in season), an indoor swimming pool and gymnasium, supermarkets (including Aldi, Lidl and Supervalue), music venues, a boat club, a hospital, doctors and dentists, arts and crafts studios, natural therapy centres, pony trekking, biking, sea, river and lake fishing, boating, sailing, scuba diving and surfing among others.
Clifden is also home to many international and national festivals and cultural events such as the Spring Pony Festival and the Clifden Traditional Music Festival.
CLCC will be officially launched in Spring 2015 and we are currently accepting bookings for 2014. Our services include English courses for families in Ireland and Galway English courses as well as Gaelic language and cultural courses. Our Connemara language school offers English language holidays in Ireland and an English school for families in Connemara as well as a centre for Gaelic culture.