Category: CRAICing Adventure

On Top Of the World | Old Dublin Road | New Garda Quarter

Another one of my very personal, non constructive or productive missions, leading to no commission accomplished tonihgt on the Top of the World on Old Dublin Road, overlooking GMIT, including the complete 360 degrees wide nightscape of the east Galway, making it to be the newest viewport into the collection of others small and unimportant targets i have planed, organised, managed and documented, before without need for an instant appreciation nor monetization, leaving me here in the present of the reality of my own world, believing that I will be ready, experienced and well able to score the final, counting goal when a chance arrise around I will be the one […]

GALWAY CITY MUSEUM Saturday, 22 October, 2pm – 4pm TALK & READINGS: Revolutionary Poetry

GALWAY CITY MUSEUM Saturday, 22 October, 2pm – 4pm TALK & READINGS: Revolutionary Poetry. The 1916 Rising is often referred to as a ‘poet’s revolution’. Taking this as her starting point, poet Emily Cullen PhD, will introduce the work of international poets of revolution – historic and contemporary – including Anna Akhmatova, Osip Mandelstam and Rafeef Ziadah. After that Galway-based Albanian poet Ndrek Gjini MA, who lived through the oppressive Enver Hoxha regime in the 1980s, will talk about Communism in the Balkans in the middle of the 20th Century and will discuss the work of Visar Zhiti and Vaclav Havel. He also will read from his work. All Are Welcome!

Ecotourism Award to Inishbofin | Global Sustainable Tourism Council

Inishbofin the first Irish island to receive ecotourism award – The Ecotourism award, was presented today to a number of people and organisations involved with promoting the island, is recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council. Source: Marie Coyne Inishbofin Nature Trust http://www.gstcouncil.org/ http://www.twitter.com/gstcouncil

THE MYSTERY OF ‘DEAD TIGER ROUNDABOUT’? Simply Around and About! Just like that!

As a foreigner I don’t remember well the life in Ireland during the era of Celtic Tiger!

Leaving Cert 2015 Galway Style

31 hundred students received their leaving cert results across Galway today and we met some very happy campers celebrating in true Galway style down by the Corrib! Best of luck lads from The CRAIC in Galway! https://www.facebook.com/thecraicingalway/videos/724184424383241/

A Fat-bike Adventure on the Wild Atlantic Way

A Fat-bike Adventure on the Wild Atlantic Way Words &pictures by William o Connor Baking in the sun outside the ‘Rusty Mackerel’ a picture perfect pub in a forgotten corner of south west Donegal on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, I watch as the owner of the pub spins past on Garry’s fatbike. “I am cruising” he shouts , cigarette in mouth. Sometimes days and experiences come along that you know will last forever. The ones you will try to recreate without success. The owner flies by in the opposite direction ‘Still cruising’ he shouts gleefully, cigarette still in mouth. The pint in front of me is going down easier than the […]