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An enterprising Galwaywoman and former journalist has decided to capitalise on the US trend of families attending a pumpkin patch to handpick their pumpkin at Halloween by setting up a pumpkin patch at her family farm in Ardrahan, in south Galway.
This year’s Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, a highlight on the Wild Atlantic Way Calendar, runs from 28th to 30th September 2018, a festival 64 years in the making celebrating an Irish tradition thousands of years old. Galway, the country and this iconic festival may all have changed over those 64 years but what the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival celebrates is timeless – that unchanging Irish tradition and treasure, and the ongoing pleasure given by those little heroes in a half shell.
Oughterard Agricultural Show is celebrating its 55th annual show on Sunday (August 26).
One hundred and forty nine years ago, Captain Wilson Lynch offered the use of one hundred and sixty acres of his family land on the outskirts of Galway city to host the Galway races. Hence the name for the new building which racegoers will see for the first time next week.
A dog may be man’s best friend but the charity MADRA (Mutts Anonymous Dog Rescue and Adoption) is often a dog’s best friend here in the west of Ireland. Throughout the year MADRA finds new homes for hundreds of unwanted, neglected, abused, and abandoned dogs.
On Sunday November 26, a very special Christmas Party and Family Fun Day will take place at the Clayton Hotel Galway, to raise funds and support the ongoing medical care of one truly amazing little hero, Jonah Murphy. Speaking at the launch of “Jingle Bells for Jonah” this week, event organiser and family friend Leona Donlon told the incredible story of little Jonah’s journey so far.
The Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, had announced that all children younger than 12 will be admitted for free to all heritage sites managed by the OPW Heritage Service.
Birr Castle Gardens & Science Centre, Boora Discovery Park, and the Slieve Bloom Mountains are all just examples of hidden gems that can be found in Offaly.