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Roundstone Dive & Wildlife Festival

Monty Halls the presenter of the BBC’s Great Hebridean Escape and The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group and  Scuba Dive West host Dive & Wildlife Festival Monty Halls explorer, television presenter and public speaker. A former Royal Marines officer who worked for Nelson Mandela on the peace process in South Africa, he left the services in…

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Ireland – Organic Products made in Artisan Way

ORGANIC-Market.info – Online Magazine – article by Claudia Frost Connemara Smokehouse works with pure ingredients: fish, salt, smoke, herbs, sugar, honey and Irish whiskey. Operating since 1979, the Connemara Smokehouse is the oldest in the region and works with a kiln that was first commissioned in 1946. Using traditional methods, the Roberts family has been…

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The Roundstone Dive & Wildlife Festival

4th – 5th September 2010 The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, Scuba Dive West and Monty Halls Invite you to the conservation event of the year, with all proceeds going towards a stranded whale and dolphin rescue pontoon.  Guest speakers, beach games, nature walks, shore & boat dives, and the mother of all parties… A…

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Ballyconneely Annual Pigfest 2010

The Ballyconneely Pigfest Fundraiser took place in Ballyconneely on Sunday 08 August 2010. There was a number of fun activities including, 7 a side football, weight throwing competion, tug-of-war competition. Lots of children’s activities including face painting, bouncy castles and slides and various races. Central to the festival was the  well roasted pig roast which gives…

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Granuaile Revisited – Grace O’Malley Celebrations

Granuaile Ireland’s Pirate Queen in Ballyconneely Ballyconneely was the preserve of the ‘Ferocious’ O’Flahertys, whose castle at the mouth of the Brandy River at Bunowen, built in the early sixteenth century, was the seat of the western branch of this notorious family. Donall O’Flaherty or Donall A Choghaid as he was nicknamed, married the celebrated Grace O’Malley…

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Clifden Lifeboat Raft Race and Watersports Day

This weekend past the Connemara Smokehouse took part in the Clifden Lifeboat Raft Race and Watersports Day. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is a registered charity, its purpose very clear – to Save Lives at Sea. It provides the 24-hour on-call service to cover search and rescue requirements out to 100 nautical miles from…