Ardrahan

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#Shoplocal for food and gifts in the #Burrenlowlands

Hi all, Back in March I wrote a very similar post just as we started Lockdown. We are now “almost” halfway our 6 weeks of “Level 5” restrictions, and I thought it was time to update the list of local businesses offering (local) Delivery and Take Away in the #BurrenLowlands. I have also added Kilcolgan …

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Ardrahan Drumharsna Castle and Old Irish Milestones Looped Cycle Trail

Welcome to my blog! Today’s blog post is a very long blog post about the Adrahan Milestones, Drumharsna Castle Looped Cycle Trail. If you are looking for a 17 Kms beautiful heritage looped country cycle around Ardrahan where you will come across Old Irish Mile Stones, visit Drumharsna Castle, keep reading! Join my Facebook Group …

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Labane to Bingham Mausoleum in Adrahan looped cycle

Time to map a new safe cycle in the are of the Burren Lowlands !Check out previous such as the Gort Mini Greenway, Gorts Golden Mile , Mary’s walk in Peterswell, walking the Flaggy Shore and the Cahermurphy Looped walk. I created a separate Facebook group “Gort Cycle Trails” Come join! Today I’ll be bringing …

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Local Delivery & Take Away in the #burrenlowlands

Hi all, ++ for an up-to-date-list, please check my newest blog post ++ We are now #day3 since the government announced school closures and we are all adjusting to a new reality of washing hands, elbow and foot shaking and social distancing and the odd winking:) You have probably done some shopping and are preparing …

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Gort Railway Station 150th Anniversary 15th of September 1869-2019

Hi all, Welcome to my blog! Today’s article is about the Gort Railway Station. The Railway Station was first opened in 1869, and as this year is 2019, it’s the 150th anniversary! I volunteer at the Kiltartan Gregory Museum, and to learn more about Lady Gregory, Yeats, and local history, I read a book written …

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Homecoming Galway Seniors and the M17/M18 Cycle

Hi all, Well, well,  what I week, that’s all I can say! Unless you have been living under a rock( or maybe you live outside of Ireland and are not familiar with hurling), the all- Ireland Senior hurling championships took place last Sunday between Waterford and Galway and the Galway team won!!  It’s been 29 …

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Bus Éireann Schooltransport – applications are open

Hello all, Oh my .. where is time going.. our eldest son is going to secondary school this September, and I just remembered reading something  about having to apply for school transport.  It’s actually a bit of a  hot topic, as where you live dictates pretty much where your kids can go to school, assuming you …

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My new short commute into Galway from Oranmore!

Hello all, As I am still working on a few small business interviews, I thought I’d write a blog post on the travelling part on this blog. Some of you readers may be looking at job opportunities in Galway City ( Go check out the Job Expo event, 11th of Feb)and deciding where to live, …

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Chrysalis Holistic Health and Arts – Small Business Interview West of Ireland

Hello readers, New Year, new start to interviewing small business in the West of Ireland. It started with a new year’s resolution in 2015, and I think I’ll just continue running with it as I am really enjoying it. My last interview in 2016 was with Rose Barrett from Foliodigital in Athenry and today I …

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We are blue, we are white, we are dynamite!

Hello all, We waved 2015 farewell and welcomed 2016! My best wishes to you and yours for 2016! Congrats to those that are still sticking with their new year’s resolutions, commiseration to those that have already lapsed, oh well, you are still a good person:). I am back to work, and during breakfast my eldest …

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