All Blog Posts Tagged 'Connacht' (27)

Wild Geese Irish Heritage Partner Featured in Virginia's Largest Newspaper

Trish O'Donnell-Jenkins and Michael Regan-Waugh operate Wild West Irish Tours, based in Richmond. Photo taken Wed. Feb. 18, 2015.

BY RANDY HALLMAN Richmond Times-Dispatch

Richmond husband and wife Michael Regan-Waugh and Trish O’Donnell-Jenkins want to introduce you to some of their dear friends — their dear, talented friends — in Ireland.  …

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Added by Wild West Irish Tours on February 26, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

'One Great Irish Spot': Kylemore Abbey's Neo-Gothic 'Gem'

A true Irish spot, the small Neo-Gothic Church on the grounds of Kylemore Abbey, in Connemara.

You have to look hard for this special gem on the grounds of Kylemore Abbey in County Galway. Kylemore Abbey, home of the Benedictine Nuns since the 1920’s, is nestled at the base of Duchruach Mountain on…

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Added by Mary Reed on March 8, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

U.S. Kylemore Abbey Campaign is Underway

Kylemore Abbey is located in one of Ireland’s most unique landscapes –- Connemara. Described by Oscar Wilde as “a savage beauty," it is a region of awe-inspiring, unspoiled and natural beauty. Its patchwork of lakes, rugged mountains, and windswept bogs certainly gives a sense of splendid isolation.

The Abbey…

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Added by Friends of Kylemore Abbey on June 20, 2013 at 3:30pm — 11 Comments

A Chat With Photog and Musician Christy McNamara

A native of Crusheen, County Clare, Christy McNamara has spent a lifetime telling stories of the people of rural Ireland through his photography and his music. He is a true insider, having grown up in a household filled with traditional Irish…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 21, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Sunday at Cúirt: Recalling Ireland's Great Hunger

While we were not able to attend any of the Saturday events at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature due to prior obligations, the lineup certainly had great appeal.  Moreover, all the chatter on Twitter and from other sources of discussion indicates a superb…

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Added by Ryan O'Rourke on April 29, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

'The Last Torch' Musical Set in 16th Century Ireland Needs Your Help

Set in Ireland with a touch of fantasy, "The Last Torch" is a new exciting musical poised to take the world by storm. It's Les Miserables meets Game of Thrones. This musical is an adventure through time and space connecting the past to the present through music. Although taken from history, it contains supernatural and…

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Added by The Last Torch on April 12, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

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