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Joe Mooney Summer School

The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast The Joe Mooney Summer School is a very successful Summer School with a diverse range of classes both from an instrument piont of view but also singing and set dancing classes as well.  Since The Old Rectory Self catering opened four years ago now we have been blessed with […]

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New Rowing Facilities at Lough Rinn

International Rowing Facilities Open at Lough Rinn Leitrim is lucky to have an increasing number of new water amenities opening, the first of these being The International rowing facility at Lough Rinn Mohill Co. Leitrim.  Carrick-on-Shannon rowing club is the oldest rowing club in Ireland, its foundation dating back to 1836 and it will be […]

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Portumna Castle

Portumna Castle I have been so lucky this past Summer to see so much of Ireland that I have not experienced before along with returning to much loved places as well.  One of my new adventures was to Portumna Castle, we spent a week in Clare at the end of the Summer in a wonderful […]

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The Great Western Greenway, Westport, Co. Mayo

Had a fantastic time on the Greenway in Westport, Co. Mayo, we cycled from Newport to Achill Island, 31 kilometers, on a lovely sunny Summer day in Ireland.  It was my second time on the Greenway but the first for my two daughters and our Wicklow cousin.  We had originally planned to cycle from Newport […]

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Ballinamore Drama Festival 2014

The Drama Festival starts in Ballinamore on March 7th to March 16th and as always the line up for the festival offers lots of variety for everyone.  Starting with Jonh B. Keane’s play ‘Moll’ on the first night and Saturday night offers ‘The Hen Night Epiphany’ two comedies in a row.  We saw the Carrigallen play […]

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