Fresh Air Brings Fresh Thinking

Escape the fast paced corporate world and rejuventate the senses with an inspirational team building or sports and social event. All the charm of Connemara yet only 2 miles from Galway City.

With our 140 acre estate to explore, numerous activities to choose from and a host of elegant venues for drinks and dining, Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate is the perfect choice for your Sports & Social Event this year.

We will assist you in creating a memorable event with bespoke menus and creative ideas, simply contact our Events Team on +353 91 519601 or .

Team Building

Build comradery amoungst your team and book a team building event.  Archery, segway polo, treasure hunts, giant games on the lawn, canoeing, golfing, cruising on the Corrib ...The ideas are endless!

With numerous outdoor spaces and options, we will work with you to create a bespoke event to remember. 

Download a PDF of Team-Building Options. 


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Cruise on the Corrib Princess...

Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a cruise on Lough Corrib, aboard the Corrib Princess.
For groups of 10 or more, we can arrange for departure from our private jetty, here at Glenlo Abbey Hotel.

Take in the scenic views over Lough Corrib,the second largest lake in Ireland and is reputed to have 365 Islands.   It is a vast lake of 44,000 acres and stretches some thirty-five miles in length from Maam in Connemara to Galway city.

Seats 157 passengers in comfort on two luxurious decks.Below deck is a fully heated, all weather lounge with large panoramic windows. The seated top deck has uninterrupted views of the spectacular scenery of beautiful Lough Corrib.

The boat can be chartered in the evenings as a unique private venue and is very popular with sports and social groups.

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BBQ Options...

Relax on our newly extended terrace set under the backdrop of the 18th Century Abbey and overlooking the rose and herb garden. The most idealic setting for a summer BBQ or drinks reception on a warm, sunny evening.

We can cater for larger parties in the adjacent enclosed Walled Garden or in our the newly refurbished Corrib Suite with panoramic views and private balcony, which offers an all-weather option.

Download a Sample BBQ Menu

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Dine aboard the Pullman Restaurant

Comprising of 2 original carriages, which served on the Paris ~ Istanbul ~ St. Petersburg route of the Orient Express for nearly 40 years.

Elegantly restored, the Pullman Restaurant is truly a unique venue and dining experience in Galway city. Catering for up to 66 people, it is available for private celebrations, corporate lunches and dinners, themed events, and gala evenings.

Group menus options available. 

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Murder Mystery...

A Despicable Crime…A Tangled Web of Clues and Evidence…Suspicious Characters at Dinner…

  • Dinner and Drama aboard the Pullman Restaurant
  • Including Gourmet 4 Course dinner aboard the Orient Express
  • First Class Murder Mystery event

Minimum numbers apply.

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View our Team-Building Activities at Glenlo Abbey