West Of Ireland

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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The one about the parking fine and the summer holidays

Hello Readers, Hope you are enjoying/have enjoyed or will be enjoying some downtime this summer. We are just back from the Bells on tour, spending some time in sunny Portugal, followed by a shorter breaker on Inishbofin( As it happens the weather was glorious there too ,which was really the icing on the cake). It …

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The unexpected benefits of a library card

Hi readers, Some of you may have a  public library card, others probably haven’t set foot in a library in ages. I fell into the latter category!  I walk past the Galway Library twice (!) a day, and one lunchtime – yes, they are open over lunch as well 🙂 – I went in and …

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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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Athastours – Small business interview West of Ireland

Hello Readers, Time for a new interview! If you are new to my blog, I have been interviewing small businesses in the West of Ireland since 2016. Check out all the interviews I have done to date. The last interview  was with An Mheital Rothar, Galway’s Community Bike shop and excited the present my newest …

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Connemara Maths Academy : Smallbusiness interview West of Ireland

Hello all, It’s been a busy weekend as I took part in the 5th Walking Festival on Inishbofin Co. Galway, and had an incredible time.  We are regular visitors to Inishbofin, but it’s the first time I took part in the Walking Festival. The weather was amazing, beautiful walks and great company! Check out the …

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#SmallBusinessinterview West of Ireland : http://www.ziplines.ie/ Jade Goodfellow

Hello all, Another week has flown and it’s time for my weekly Sunday #smallbusiness interview. Happy Easter to all my readers!! It’s Easter Break here, and we are enjoying some downtime. We visited the Galway Food Festival yesterday, boy, it was wet and windy! Go check out the videos on my Facebookpage I took, using this new …

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#SmallBusinessinterview West of Ireland : www.Meetthewool.com

Hello all, On Sunday afternoon, once we’ve been to a football match and eaten our Sunday lunch ( and everybody else has comatosed on the sofa) I get out my laptop and start writing my new small business interview. If you are new to my blog, my name is Katleen, and I have been writing this …

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#SmallBusinessinterview West of Ireland : Dutch Bakery Ireland

Evening all, If you are new to my blog, I have started to interview Small Business in the West of Ireland, to give them a chance to do their story and show the world their business. My last interview was with Ruairi Devlin, Founder of Micro Biz Awards,  my second interview was with Jackie Queally from …

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Ruairi Devlin

Interview with Ruairi Devlin – Founder of Ireland’s first Micro Biz Awards

Hello all, My new year’s resolution is going well, so far I have done two interviews with two businesses in the West of Ireland. Last week I interviewed Jackie Queally from Earthwise.me and the week  before I was given some insights in Twitter, when I interviewed Philip Gleeson – from http://www.quickestfox.com/. Today I am interviewing Ruairi Devlin, who …

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