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#Connemara

# connemara - Saturday 21 April, 2018

From The42 Letter from Bordeaux: Munster fans out in force in French sunshine Red Army

Letter from Bordeaux: Munster fans out in force in French sunshine

The southern province will have the greater support for tomorrow’s semi-final against Racing 92.

# connemara - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'I couldn’t escape': Trad musician Noel Hill speaks of violent assault that changed his life

Hill was attacked by a local builder in the toilets of a pub in 2008.

# connemara - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'People have trouble finding us': 4 Irish foodie destinations in distinctly unlikely places

From the food truck up the side of a fjord, to the kitchens of an old Georgian house.

# connemara - Saturday 27 January, 2018

A bureaucratic mix-up is delaying much-needed repairs to a Connemara road

Flooding in the past week has made the road’s conditions significantly worse, and locals are calling for lights to be installed.

# connemara - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Galway family left without regular water supply for more than five years

Irish Water said local sources in the south Connemara area are not capable of supplying the volumes of water required.

# connemara - Friday 19 January, 2018

A fossilised starfish found in the Connemara mountains is an incredible 435 million years old

It’s been named after the Irish geologist who found it.

# connemara - Friday 12 January, 2018

Choking toddler brought to Galway hospital by Garda car due to ambulance delay

The family have asked for an explanation for the delay, but say that ambulance delays are a common problem in the area.

# connemara - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Pics: These stunning images capture the beauty of Connemara and the Aran Islands

Walter Pfeiffer’s friend and publisher Vincent Murphy told us about the great photographer himself.

# connemara - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Family of Galway mother-of-seven, missing for 32 years, make heartrending appeal to know what happened to her

Barbara disappeared from her Connemara home in June 1985.

# connemara - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche

An Crann Taca has rejected accusations of discrimination after it announced it would divide naíonra classes according to Irish-language proficiency.

# connemara - Sunday 12 February, 2017

New plan to stop extinction of corncrake in Ireland

The bird used to be widespread in Ireland but is now only found along the north coast of Donegal and in the west of Mayo and Connemara.

# connemara - Monday 30 January, 2017

Man in his 40s dies after being struck by machinery on barge in Galway

Gardaí and the HSA are investigating the incident.

# connemara - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

'It’s like being part of a football team': 10 months of Carraroe's first fire station

“Someone from the crew knew someone involved in nearly all of the incidents – that’s the toughest part of the job.”

# connemara - Thursday 12 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Connemara pub has the most beautiful views of Galway Bay Padraicins

This Connemara pub has the most beautiful views of Galway Bay

Pádracín’s, you ride.

# connemara - Monday 2 November, 2015

Gardaí searching for woman missing since 1985 begin dig close to her home

Excavation equipment has been brought to land close to the home of Barbara Walsh, who went missing in June 1985.

# connemara - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Inside the Irish restaurant in an old boat shed where places sell out in hours

We take a look at the one-of-a-kind Dillisk Project in Galway.

# connemara - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Gardaí find new leads in Galway woman’s mysterious 1985 disappearance

33-year-old Barbara Walsh was reported missing from her home in Carna in June 1985.

# connemara - Monday 6 July, 2015

Joyriders in Connemara are attacking cars and causing high speed chases

Gardaí say all incidents are being investigated and a number of people have been questioned.

# connemara - Monday 11 May, 2015

Kylemore Abbey is NOT for sale, but it's teaming up with a top US university Notre Dame This post contains images

Kylemore Abbey is NOT for sale, but it's teaming up with a top US university

A new spiritual centre will be housed at the iconic location.

# connemara - Thursday 26 February, 2015

5 properties to view this weekend… outside of Dublin Viewing Advised This post contains images

5 properties to view this weekend… outside of Dublin

Here are the 5 best properties you can view outside of Dublin this weekend.

# connemara - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Someone on the RTÉ weather was VERY excited to see Santa Heavy Weather

# connemara - Monday 29 September, 2014

‘DNA is sexy’ but dental records most useful for identifying bodies

Kerry forensic dentist Paul Keogh told us how his work can help gardaí identify victims and sometimes even the people responsible for crimes.

# connemara - Friday 26 September, 2014

Meet the Connemara man building a miniature village in his garden King Of His Castle This post contains images

Meet the Connemara man building a miniature village in his garden

Tom Wallace has built a mini castle, church and cottage.

# connemara - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Gardaí identify body of German man eight years after discovery in Galway woods

After a facial reconstruction image was released to the media in Germany, the man’s brother came forward and DNA profiles confirmed his identity this month.

# connemara - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Ed Sheeran popped over to his Irish cousin’s wedding in Spiddal Give Me Love

Ed Sheeran popped over to his Irish cousin’s wedding in Spiddal

Musician Laura Sheeran’s three-day ‘wedding festival’ took place over the weekend.

# connemara - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Two whistleblowers suspended over nursing home claims, Seanad told

A HIQA inspection carried out at the home in May of this year found the authority hadn’t been informed adequately of elder abuse allegations.

# connemara - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Man still being questioned over disappearance of man found in quarry

The quarry is located near the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare.

# connemara - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This breathtaking aerial footage will make anyone from Galway homesick Gorgeous Galway

# connemara - Saturday 14 June, 2014

VIDEO: These American and Canadian people might have better Irish than you*

*Not all of you, obviously. Some of you are great.

# connemara - Monday 21 April, 2014

Photos: This retired movie stuntman and former pro-wrestler is the sole inhabitant of Omey Island, off Connemara

Pascal Whelan once doubled for Paul Hogan in Crocodile Dundee, and taught Peter O’Toole how to swordfight on the set of MacBeth…

# connemara - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Government accused of moving to privatise seaweed cutting

Sinn Féin TDs want to know the governments plans for the future of seaweed harvesting on the Western seaboard.

# connemara - Friday 4 April, 2014

Galway native Niamh Ní Chuaig back from Barcelona to take on Connemara marathon record

The 30-year-old runner first started her athletics career with Galway City Harriers.

# connemara - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Gorgeous video of a Connemara roadtrip by a young couple in love

Are we getting soft or is this just lovely?

# connemara - Sunday 23 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 17 Irish independent bookshops you must visit before you die Read My Mind

17 Irish independent bookshops you must visit before you die

These shops are just as special as the books they sell.

# connemara - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge The dirty hidden meanings of these Irish place names may surprise you Red Bottom

The dirty hidden meanings of these Irish place names may surprise you

Don’t read this in front of your mammy.

# connemara - Saturday 25 January, 2014

How could you not adopt one of these dogs? Dog Day Afternoon This post contains images

How could you not adopt one of these dogs?

Warning: Candidates in today’s Galway adoption day making puppy dog eyes at you.

# connemara - Monday 6 January, 2014

Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston

Walsh, who overcame childhood cancer and struggled with alcoholism as a young adult, defeated 11 other contenders.

# connemara - Friday 13 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Meet Ryan Tubridy's uncanny lookalike from 1960s Galway Tubs

Meet Ryan Tubridy's uncanny lookalike from 1960s Galway

He hasn’t even changed his clothes.

# connemara - Saturday 31 August, 2013

One of Ireland's most popular kids shows to begin series two in the UK Connemara This post contains images

One of Ireland's most popular kids shows to begin series two in the UK

Igam Ogam is due to start broadcasting its second series on Channel 5 in the UK this September.

# connemara - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Presenting...your now weekly photo of cows taking a stroll on the beach Cow Dipping

Presenting...your now weekly photo of cows taking a stroll on the beach

Last week wasn’t just a once-off then…

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