Category Archive: Galway

March 2, 2017

Fáilte – Welcome to County Galway

A brief history Galway City originally formed from a small fishing village located in the area near the Spanish Arch called ‘The Claddagh’ where the River Corrib meets Galway Bay. Galway later became a walled town in the year 1232 after the territory was captured by the Anglo Normans lead by Richard De Burgo. The […]

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February 25, 2017

Diamond Hill Mountain, easy to think of it as a tame climb!

With its neatly waymarked trails, its convenient proximity to the Connemara National Park Visitor Centre and its suitability for all ages and stages (suitably fit and equipped). This is a true walkers paradise and whilst only standing 1,460 feet (445m) from sea level it really is a splendid challenge for non-mountaineers What you see from […]

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