Recess is a small village which is situated in the Gaeltacht of Connemara and is surrounded by breath taking views of the hills, lakes, forest, and mountains. You will also find here the famous Connemara green marble. The village is located

approximately 20.5km/12.7 miles from Clifden and 57.1km/35.5 miles from Galway City.

Canal Stage, Recess, Co. Galway


Minibus on the Road


Canal Stage, Recess, Co. Galway, H91 W6KR

Dan O'Hara Homestead 

Tá turas i gcóir grupaí ar fáil a thugann leargas ar saol na ndaoine, agus ar scealaíocht, ceol, obair portaigh agus oidhreacht an cheantar.

Lettershea, Clifden,


Image by Scott Warman


We are situated in the heart of Connemara in the village of Recess overlooking Glemdallough Lake and the 12 pins. The shop is located next to a small group of shops known as Joyces' in Recess. 


Rudaí Le Déanamh

The Connemara Giant was built in 1999 by Joyces Craft shop for no apparent reason. He is Ireland's only late 20th-century antiquity. Local tradition says that if you touch the hand of the giant you will be imbued with the knowledge of his ancient tribe.