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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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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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Visit to Renville Park & playground in Oranmore

Hello readers, Hope you are all enjoying your weekend. It’s the start of a long weekend here and I took the kids and a few of their friends to Renville Park/playground in Oranmore yesterday. As it is the furthest away playground from where we live, we call it the “far away playground”. I was a …

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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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IrishLiftInspections – Small Business interview West of Ireland

Hello Readers, Time for another small business interview! If this is your first visit to my blog, glad to have you on-board! This is the 14th interview in a series of interviews with small business in the West of Ireland. I used to run a business, and one of the parts I found most challenging was …

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