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Kites over Keel

A brisk south-westerly lifted the menagerie of cartoon character kites over the crescent of Trawmore strand in Keel.

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Mayo’s deserted villages

The ferns, nettles, bushes, and briars now hide much of what was once a 19th-century village on the slopes of the Ox Mountains. The crumbling ruins of the small stone cottages and outhouses in the deserted village or clachán at Byhalla (Boyhollagh) are all that remain to remind us of the families who lived there. We can only […]

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Walking in beautiful Doohoma

The idyllic scenery on the drive from Geesala to Doohoma along the winding road that skirts Tullaghan Bay never fails to impress no matter how many times we make the journey.