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The War of Independence in North Galway

The War of Independence in North Galway is the subject of a lecture to be delivered by Dr. Conor McNamara, of the Moore Institute at NUI Galway, on July 12th at 8.00pm in Screene’s Lounge, Guilka, Menlough. This is part … Continue reading

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7 magical Irish castles you can actually rent on Airbnb.

Wonderful to see Castle Ellen at No. 1.

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A nice review from our most recent Airbnb guest.

Here’s what Nancy wrote “Michael was an amazing host! He welcomed us with a glass of wine and fascinating stories. The next morning Michael spent an enormous amount of time showing us around. The castle is colossal and filled with … Continue reading

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A recent hunt at Castle Ellen

Galway Blazers:Fatal Accident in the Hunting Field 1901 by Ronan Killeen     Galway Express  Newspaper 23rd November 1901 On Tuesday the meet of the Galway Blazers was held at Knockbrack, the residence of Capt. H.T. Hall. Having found a fox … Continue reading

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1916 farming event at Athenry.

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