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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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Bank of Ireland Enterprise town Gort

Hi all, I recently discovered I no longer need to be at my computer and can blog from the Blogger App!  I am at an event in Gort which is the nearest town near me. It’s an event sponsored by Bank of Ireland and it brings the various players together both on a commercial level …

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The New Look of Coole Park

Dear Readers Coole Park is park very closely located to where we live, and we love going there for a walk or a picnic in the walled garden. I had noticed a while ago that there was some signage up that they were going to do some tree felling, but didn’t take too much notice. …

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Paddy’s Day and Mother’s Day in Ireland

Hello all, So today is Mother’s day in Ireland, so happy mother’s day to all the mums in the world! Mother’s day is celebrated around the world, but not necessarily on this day, as I found out here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother’s_Day  and from my experience, in Belgium(specifically in Antwerp) there are two days that it is celebrated on .The …

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St Patricks Day in Gort Co. Galway and more Job Updates

Hi all, Hope you all enjoyed your St Patricks day, regardless where you are and whether you are Irish or not!We went to a local parade in a market town called Gort, as it’s the nearest to us! I quite enjoyed, I particularly liked the guy jumping on stilts! There have been a few job …

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Visiting the West of Ireland ? On a budget? You CAN do it!

Dear Reader, It’s a fabulous morning here in Galway, which is in the West of Ireland! The sun is shining, blue skies, hopefully this is the beginning of a lovely summer…. There has been a lot of talk of Ireland being expensive, so I thought it would be a good idea to give you an …

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