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Blue Tiles in Galway

Recently I have started back with walking tours of Galway City, and one questions keeps popping up in the conversations around bowling green what is the meaning of the blue tiles where there are 3 houses with blue tiles from research there around 118 homes and buildings in Galway. As we wander around the narrow […]

Marconi Wireless Station Clifden

In 2021 I started walking tours around the Marconi Wireless station here in Clifden, and inspiration for this blog. Inventor Guglielmo Marconi was the youngest son of Annie Jameson from Daphne Castle, Wexford. Annie was the youngest of five daughters to her parents Andrew and Margaret. Young Annie developed a passion for opera singing and […]

A Valentines Walk and Picnic

A Valentines walk and picnic Discover your true love at Derrigmlagh this Valentines enjoy a romantic guide walk & picnic to the backdrop of Connemara Blanket Bog & landing site of Alcock and Brown. Where Marconi had his radio station. Enjoy a freshly prepared picnic!

St Brigid – lesser known saint

St Brigid – lesser known saint Ireland’s second most interesting Saint is Brigid. February 1st is the Brigid’s feast day. February 1st is traditional the beginning of spring, originally celebrated as the a pagan festival called Imbolc, marking the midpoint between the winter equinox and spring solstice, when the longer and warmer days came. Brigid […]

The secret to make real Irish Coffee

A question I get asked a lot is ‘What’s the secret to make real Irish coffee?’ Being a tour guide and tour planner with lots of questions is asked about the famous Irish drink. With St Patrick day coming up why not talk about Irish Coffee. Irish Coffee is a famous drink around the world. […]

Galway Valentines – Love, Friendship and Loyalty

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Many people around the world celebrate Valentine’s Day by showing appreciation for the people they love or adore. Whether you are spending the day with a special someone or getting together with friends. When our tours visit Galway, almost all the guests ask what is a special gift […]