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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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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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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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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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