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The Claddagh Cottage

Irish Cottages were built and continuously used from the 1860’s to the 1960’s before they became unfashionable with the advent of central heating which allowed for larger rooms and windows. The classic cottage was 10 metres long and 4 metres wide with three windows to the front and a front door off centre. These cottages […]

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The Original 12th of July

The village of Aughrim lies 5km west of the town of Ballinasloe in Co. Galway. Aughrim is the site of the infamous battle fought on the 12th of July 1691 between the forces of Jacobite General Charles Chalmot de Saint Rhue and the armies of William of Orange, led by the Dutch officer, Godert de Ginkel. […]

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Féile Siúlóidí na Gaillimhe.

Féile  Siúlóidí na Gaillimhe. 9ú go dtí  25ú Iúil 2021 Tá an Féile seo á eagrú tré co-oibriú idir Comhairle Chondae na Gaillimhe agus Cumann  Treoraíthe Turasóireachta  na Gaillimhe. Seo an céad féile dhá leithead agus tá muid ag tnú go mór leis. Beidh 16 Treoraithe Turasóireachta ag déanamh cur síos ar an nádúir, ar […]

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Leave No Trace Ethics Programme

Leave No Trace Ethics Programme   Leave no trace is an outdoor ethics programme designed to promote and inspire responsible outdoor recreation through education research and partnerships. As increasing numbers of people seek outdoor relaxation and enjoyment it is important that the environment is taken care of for all to use. Our parks offer a […]

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Walking in the Burren Lowlands

Walking in the Burren Lowlands The Burren Lowlands is an area of great cultural and landscape heritage stretching from the Slieve Aughty mts on one side to the Burren highlands of Carron in Clare on the other side, and from Kilcolgan to Crusheen north to south. It is area of special flora and fauna and […]

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