February 16, 2017

Passed the half way mark of February, with Midterm just around the corner there is so much going on at the hotel...


Networking event 

This Thursday see’s a corporate evening in The Ryan Room here in the Connacht Hotel. It is a networking event for local business people to see the fantastic facilities here in the hotel and make great connections in a laid back atmpsophere. The Ryan Room is ideal for all types of functions. The versatile suite can hold, meetings, launches, parties, etc. for bookings contact conferencing@theconnacht.ie


Record Holder

Galway will officially welcome home, world recorder holder for a solo Atlantic row, Gavan Hennigan on Sunday 19th February. Gavan will be welcomed back to Galway in Salthill Hotel from 12 noon until 4pm. The hero's welcome will see Gavan back on home turf and he will be giving a talk on how he managed to break a world record. Galway’s Gavan Hennigan has become the fastest Irishman to row across the Atlantic. The 35-year-old completed the 5,000km journey, crossing the line in Antigua, after 49 days, 11 hours, 37 minutes at sea.


Connacht to slay dragons

Connacht take on Newport Gwent Dragons in the first home game of the year this Saturday. After a moral boosting trip to Wales last weekend the lads will be looking to build on the win over Cardiff. Dragons have not won away from home in the PRO12 since a visit to Treviso in March 2015. The only previous time Dragons have won in Galway was 2003/04.  Let’s hope that bad run continues for at least another season.

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