Burrenlowlands

Exploring Gort’s mini-greenway

Hello all, Did you know Gort has its very own greenway ? A friend of mine mentioned there is a safe way to cycle from Gort to Coole Park. This was totally new to me, and until then I had never known about it. So I set out to find out. I have called it …

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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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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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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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Storm Desmond – Social Media videos Galway Area

Dear Reader, It’s been a busy time in Ireland storm wise, as we have had storm  Abigail, Barney, Clodagh and then the latest one just gone, storm Desmond! I never knew that the storms are named by the public. Check out this link to find out what other storm names are planned for the rest …

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Things to do when visiting the Burrenlowlands – Coole Park & Sundial

Hello all, As I am writing this the sun has just set, and it has been one of those days you didn’t quite expect in October, but grateful to make the best use of the time! I hear there is a heatwave in LA, I guess we are have a “temporary- weekend” heatwave in the …

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Picnic at Kiltartan Gregory Museum followed by re-opening of Thoor Ballylee

Hi all, I admit, it’s been a while I dressed up, but I had great fun sourcing my Victorian clothes for the Picnic at The Kiltartan Gregory Museum in Co. Galway earlier today. As I mentioned in my previous post , I wanted to go to the Picnic at Kiltartan Gregory Museum, and as they wanted …

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Yeats ‘s activities around Galway this weekend

Hi all, This weekend there will be hive of activity around the 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats.  I was at the park during the weekend, and sat on a bench, overlooking the scenery, it was absolutely beautiful! The below tree, better known as the autograph tree, is located in Coole Park, where …

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The Song of Wandering Aengus, read at O’Sullivan’s Hotel in Gort, Co. Galway

Hi all, When I was at the Auction at Yeat’s tower last sunday, I heard about the initiative from Yeats Galway 2015 to read a Yeat’s Poem a day at O’Sullivan’s hotel in Gort, Co. Galway during the month of June. Maybe instead of an apple a day keeps the doctor away, a poem a day keeps …

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BurrenLowlands Summer Market Gort Co. Galway Lady Gregory Hotel & Competition to win 500 Euros!!

Hello Readers, First of all, welcome to my blog!! I am delighted you have found my blog, and that you are taking your time to read some of my blog posts. I have just updated the “About me “ tab:) I was at the Bank of Ireland Sponsored event  in Gort yesterday, which was fantastic, …

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