Teach an Easard Farm and Country House is located in the wild and scenic region of Ballyconneely in West Connemara. The award-winning, family run Country House has been in existence for over 40 years in the hospitality industry, and specialises in providing guests with a homely, rural and entertaining experience.

Failte Ireland approved and registered with B & B Ireland, you will be warmly welcomed on your arrival to the guesthouse by the owners Joe and Carmel Joyce, who will be glad to assist you in any way to make your stay here with us as enjoyable as possible.

Surrounded on all sides by unspoilt sandy beaches, the guesthouse is 1km away from the village of Ballyconneely and 2.5km away from the 27 hole Connemara Championship Links Golf Course. Just under 6km away is the bustling, thriving town of Clifden with its many excellent seafood restaurants and lively pubs, which provide traditional Irish music most nights of the week. In the opposite direction, 10km away from the guesthouse, is the picturesque fishing village of Roundstone renowned for its popularity among artists, mouth-watering seafood and traditional, handmade crafts.

The Country House is ideally situated to explore all that Connemara has to offer.


  • In 1999 the Joyce Family won the Bord Failte Agri-Tourism Regional Farmhouse Award.
  • In 2002 the family won the Bord Failte Irish Welcome Award.

Special Offers

Special rates are available for groups. All children under the age of 5 go free, and there is a 25% reduction for all children under the age of 12.

Finding Us

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The House is located 6km away from the town of Clifden on the Ballyconneely road. In Ballyconneely you stay right for 1km on the Connemara Golf Course road. The house is signposted in the village of Ballyconneely and again at the house.