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Walking guide launch

Connemara and Mayo form an area known for stunning scenery, and a new guidebook by walking guide Paul Phelan describes some of the region’s best and most spectacular walks. Connemara & Mayo – A Walking Guide will be launched by Clifden-based archaeologist Michael Gibbons in Westport Tourist Office on Thursday September 22 at 5pm.

Galway Garden Festival set to rock the castle walls — again

Galway has a multiplicity of festivals, all honed over the years into something special. But none of these made the instant impact that the Galway Garden Festival did when it was inaugurated last year, over two days of differing climatic conditions at the beautifully-restored Claregalway Castle.

Galway Garden Festival set to rock the castle walls — again

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Galway has a multiplicity of festivals, all honed over the years into something special. But none of these made the instant impact that the Galway Garden Festival did when it was inaugurated last year, over two days of differing climatic conditions at the beautifully-restored Claregalway Castle.

Heinrich Boll memorial weekend in Achill

The annual Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend 2011 will take place on Achill Island this coming weekend, starting today, Friday April 29 to Sunday May 1. The event opens at 7pm on Friday at the Cyral Gray Memorial Hall Dugort. The official opening will be by Angela Spizig, vice mayor of Cologne, and the welcome address will be made by Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Michael Burke.

Engine failure led to plane crash which killed Salthill pilot

An investigation by the Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU) has concluded that engine failure was the cause of a plane crash near Ireland West Airport Knock in May 2008 which resulted in the tragic death of a Salthill man.

Civic Trust talk

The next Westport Civic Trust talk will be: Sceilg Mhichil: The Most Westerly of Christ’s Fortresses — New Research. This will be given by archaeologist Michael Gibbons at the Atlantic Coast Hotel on Tuesday October 12 at 8pm.

At last a chance to storm the castle

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For years commuters on the N17 wondered if it would ever be ready, but this weekend, Claregalway Castle which has been lovingly restored will throw its gates open and invite all of us to attend what will be the first ever Galway Garden Festival.

Heinrich Böll weekend

The sixth annual Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend will take place on Achill Island from April 30 to May 2.

Radio series to profile the foreigners who love speaking as Gaeilge

It has often been noted about many of the Viking and Norman families that came to Ireland in the Middle Ages that once they settled down they became “more Irish than the Irish themselves”.

Coole Park prepares for Tree Week

A range of events for all ages will take place in Coole next month as the park celebrates Tree Week as part of its spring cultural programme.

 

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