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Oughterard Walks

Today is the 10th January and it is heartening to know that the daylight is now 40 minutes longer than it was on the shortest day of the year just before Christmas. It might seem hard to notice but we can’t argue with the facts! The best thing to do once you are all in…

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New-Year Lockdown

Thankfully 2020 is now in the past, although with current infection levels it would seem that things are going to get worse before they get better. We are fortunate to have lovely walks locally including down to the pier and the bog walks all of which are right outside the door. The severe frost has…

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The end of a difficult year!

As Christmas approached we were facing the dreaded lockdown again. Allowed to meet a small number of people for Christmas day was a saving grace. We would normally be somewhere unusual but all that is on hold. Making the best of the short days and the weather is key on top of getting together, in…

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December Cycle

Finally another nice Saturday in December – time to catch some rays and exercise! We togged out early and headed for Maam to leave the car and cycle through the Lough Nafooey valley past Finney and Upper Mask and into Clonbur for a well deserved coffee. Then the final push along the North shore of…

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Connemara Greenway in October

When the business is closed for the winter we occasionally get nice dry sunny days at the weekend – (I know that’s a lot of planets lining up for the West of Ireland) and when this happens you must make the most of it! So on the 18th October the day promised to be sunny…

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