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Cycle Trail from Thoor Ballylee to Gort River Walk

Looking for a looped cycle in the Burren lowlands? Itching to get onto your bike? Let me show you a looped cycle trail I recently discovered from Thoor Ballylee to the Gort River Walk( under development) Join my Facebook Group Gort Cycling Trails and let me know if you cycled this trail, what you thought …

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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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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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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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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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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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Garryland Wood Trail to Coole Park Co. Galway

Hello Readers, Today was another beautiful day! We had some sunny days last week, which I thought was the end of our Indian summer, however today was certainly another of those beautiful days. It’s on these days that you drop everything and venture out and let your eyes catch the beautiful colours in nature around …

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