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by - written on 07/01/01, updated on 07/01/01 (Useful, 90 readings)
I first visited here last year and am returning again this year-need I say more!! Galway is an exceptionally enjoyable and free spirited sort of place and a meeting point for young travellers. It has great 'crack' with plenty of music and drink. The best time to go is during July when the Arts festival is taking place. Your first stop should be the tourist information centre which is on your left as you turn out of the bus station. Like all other T. I. centres in the Republic of Ireland it provides comprehensive information of things to see and do in the surrounding area, as well as being a good souvenir shop. Outside of Galway, ... Read the complete review
by - written on 30/07/00, updated on 30/07/00 (Useful, 112 readings)
WHAT’S IN A NAME? Introduction: Most of us walk or drive through everyday life without paying any particular attention to where we are. Naturally, we know we are in our own area or in a different area but we pay little or no attention to what the origins of these places are. Most of us will say that, since we are not historians, it is only natural that we would not be expected to know the historical origins of our cities, towns and villages. We pass through places with evocative and descriptive names like Rathcogue, Dunquin, Killeenadeema, Tullamore, Ballybrittas and Derryvohy (and thousands like them) without having the slightest idea what the ... Read the complete review