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Sod to be turned on National Outdoor Pursuits Academy

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said this week that he expects for the sod to be turned on phase one of the National Outdoor Pursuits Academy based in around Lough Lannagh in the coming weeks. The Taoiseach was speaking at the press briefing with local newspapers this week in Lough Lannagh Holiday Village where he outlined progress on a number of projects and developments in the county.

TULCA - submissions still being accepted

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THE MYTHOLOGICAL story of Hy-Brasil, which legend says lies off the west coast of Ireland, is the starting point for this year's TULCA Festival of Visual Arts, curated by Mary Cremin.

Lilting rhymes and stunning imagery in new book about Mayo

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That was a great occasion, October eighty five

The grandeur of Dún Aonghusa

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THE STONE fort of Dún Aongusa is one of the more spectacular surviving remnants of ancient Irish civilisation. It stands at the edge of Atlantic facing cliffs on the largest of the Aran Islands, Inis Mór, and on a clear day, much of the west coast of Ireland is visible from the site.

Oil painting classes with Aileen Moran

Aileen Moran was born within the sound of the Bow Bells in 1971 in the East End of London, making her an official Cockney.  

War victims come to Galway

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At 11.15am on September 3 1939, Neville Chamberlain went on radio to announce that Britain had declared war on Germany. Hitler was still hopeful of a diplomatic resolution and to this end, he issued strict orders for U-boats to follow the Prize Regulations under which attacks on passenger liners were prohibited. Unfortunately, the first ship that was sunk by a U-boat was the SS Athenia,  which was carrying 1,418 passengers and crew. She was about 200 miles off the west coast of Ireland at the time.

Learn expert barbecue tips from a Weber master in McGaugh’s

Join Weber’s top barbecue chef as he travels to McGaugh’s Gardening Complex, Curraghline, Headford Road, on Tuesday July 22 to host a two hour cookery demonstration as part of the Weber Barbecue Roadshow 2014. Suitable for beginners right through to experienced barbecue chefs, the Weber Barbecue Roadshow has everything you need to expand your knowledge and revolutionise your barbecue repertoire.

Inis Mór prepares for Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

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Ireland will stage the third stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2014 at the Serpent’s Lair on Inis Mór this June 28 and 29.

Geologists discover large underground rivers off Galway Bay and the Aran Islands

Large networks of underground rivers stretching out off the west coast of Ireland, hidden beneath the Galway Bay seabed, have been discovered by geologists from the School of Natural Sciences at NUI Galway.

Government urged to give clarity on seaweed licensing

The Government is being urged to suspend the process of seaweek harvest licence applications until “absolute clarity” is given on whether it will result in a monopoly licence being granted to a single seaweed processor.


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