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In what must be the ultimate irony in the compelling story of Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath, and their brief, but significant visit to Connemara in September 1962, it was Hughes who returned to find solace and peace there. Sylvia had planned to return that autumn, instead she found, what she thought was a refuge in the former home of WB Yeats in London, and despite the onset of severe depression, remained there to write her best poems. It would probably have saved her life if she had taken up the rented cottage she had paid a deposit for, between Cleggan and Moyard. Instead in London she battled against a bitter cold winter, ‘flu, frozen pipes, and minding her two small children while writing furiously most of the night.
The Inishbofin Summer school is Ireland’s longest running environmental school, which has welcomed a host of scientists, poets, writers, artists to work with teachers and the general public over the last 35 years. The school, which was first established by Leo Hallissey and Clare O‘Toole in 1984, has grown to become a highlight in the island’s yearly calender.
Eileen Mannion, Fine Gael Councillor for Connemara North has welcomed the approval for the use of the Cleggan Airstrip for a ‘fly in’ as part of the Alcock and Brown centenary commemoration.
Providing regular air services to Cleggan and Inisbofin from Indreabháin must be included in any arrangements regarding the future use of the Inishbofin and Cleggan airstrips, a Galway West TD said this week.
TOMORROW NIGHT, the Town Hall Theatre bar hosts the opening of a fascinating new art exhibition, entitled Claddagh Images - Real & Imagined, by 6 Degrees West, a Galway-based collective whose members are graduates of the GMIT's art and design degree course.
A meeting has been secured with An Post officials concerning the recent closure of the Post Office Agency in Cleggan. Local Fine Gael TD Seán Kyne has arranged the meeting to take place in Cleggan on Friday, September 18. Members of the local community council and a number of public representatives will attend.
A Kinvara-based entrepreneur has fulfilled his lifelong dream to offer an exciting new way to travel between Galway city and the Burren,
This place is a mild paradise for me at present. We moved yesterday, from our sumptuous home, to a much older, wilder place - £2 a week, a house annexed to a big farm (big for this region) at the top of Cleggan bay - right on the west coast.