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Gander Around Galway

Moneenageisha Harbour, Lough Atalia

No-one comes here now with currachs Rowed by men old and young Bringing the turf to and from the islands Serenaded by …

Future English King on Galway’s Streets

The royal visit to Galway brought mixed feelings – they are a nice couple, but is it too early to welcome British Royals where their forces killed our heroes?

Boats at Galway Docks

Musings on Galway Docks

To have a little boat… To sail out to the ocean waves The waters that Columbus sailed, The famine starving, the African …

Columbus in Galway

Long before the ocean blue he sailed In a journey history often has told Galways streets were walked by a Gonoan man …

Black Swan on the Claddagh

The black swan still swims on the Claddagh, showing example to our people as times of heightened tensions have seen attacks on …

Keep the Beat of Galway Playing

#street #music from @gstreetclub again today… #thisisgalway #wildatlanticway #culture A post shared by Thomas Carty (@tomjcarty) on Apr 21, 2017 at 3:15pm …

Cutting Old Burkes Roses

While out walking near Salthill a few days back, a man cutting roses from a bush outside a derelict house talked to …

No Horse Sense in Galway

The furore being kicked up over urban horses by supporters of Mike Cubbard a city council member rumbles on. Something of a …

Red Sky at Dawn in Ballybrit

Birds on the street eat litters breakfast buffet The crows and jackdaws take to the sky in fright Seagulls braver are tardy …

Passing Ballybrit Castle

By force won from the feirce O’Flahertys Held by Burke for the English Crown On the wrong side of the Wars of …

Flying a Drone in Merlin Woods

Flying a drone in the Merlin Woods in Galway today, I thought of when I watched the movie “Eye in the Sky” …

White Sails on the Claddagh

White sails on the Claddagh Sail out neath grey skies Red sails of the Hookers Fished there in days gone by White …

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