Gort

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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www.claretherapy.com smallbusiness interview

Hello all, If you are in business in South Galway, go check out the Facebook page  South Galway Business Network and get to know other business owners in the area! This is my 11th interview in my series of interviewing small business in the West of Ireland. I used to run a business, and one of …

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Hayes Vegetables

Hayes Vegetables Gort – Catherine Hayes: #SmallBusinessinterview West of Ireland

Hello all, It’s time  for another #smallbusinessinterview  in the West Of Ireland!! Today I have the pleasure of interviewing Catherine Hays from Hays Vegetables. I met Catherine for the first time last year at the Summer Market and I can see she’s going from strength to strength. I arrived home quite late on Thursday, and decided to …

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Earthwise, Jackie Queally

Small Business Interview West of Ireland – Earthwise – Jackie Queally

Hello all, Last week I interviewed Philip Gleeson from Quickest Fox Marketing, and this week I am excited to share the interview with Jackie Queally from Earthwise. I would recommend you listen to her talk about the Burren, and lot’s of interesting aspects of the Burrenlowlands. Please share this interview, as I’d like to start …

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Small Business Interview West of Ireland – QuickestFox Marketing

Hello all, I am very excited to publish my very FIRST Small business interview . I have wanted to do something with/for small business in the West of Ireland for a while now, and this a first step.  I put a message on this blog I was looking for candidates and also put a message …

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Thoor Ballylee auction, Castle to be reopenend 13th of June 2015

Dear Readers, I am just back from a great event which was held at Thoor Ballylee, which is located (almost) around the corner from where I live.     The event was organized by the Yeats Thoor Ballylee Society and consisted of an auction that started at the rooftop of the castle, and continued inside. We were also …

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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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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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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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