Galway Film Fleadh and New Knitting Friends July 14th 2009 Galway Film Fleadh
This past week was the annual Galway Film Fleadh (the Irish word for festival; pronounced something like “flah”). There was an impressive list of films showing: new, old, documentaries, features, shorts, and old classics. Several of our students attended many of the showings. A few were very moved by a documentary they saw called “The Cove” and were delighted at th ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Galway » Galway Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
June 1, 2012: I am heading off to Ireland again, this time for five weeks, with a group of students from my college in Vermont. I won't have time to post a lot, and I won't repeat much info that I covered in 2009. Enjoy.
Before this year, there were three parts to this blog. In 2009, I spent three weeks (July 3 - 28) in Ireland with students from my college and my colleague, Mike. Then my family was on vacation in London through August 15. This blog's purpose was to document and share highlights and photos from this trip with friends and family.
The earlier entries are from 2007. Thi... full info