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Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Connemara Greenway at Ballynahinch Officially Opened  

Connemara Greenway at Ballynahinch Officially Opened

A 6km stretch of the Connemara Greenway was officially launched on Monday 28th May. The completed section from Athry to Cloonbeg, which runs through the Ballynahinch estate, encompasses some wonderful views and sheltered wooded areas and is suitable for w...

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Thursday, 29 March 2018

Walled Garden Restoration  

Walled Garden Restoration

After a final burst of cold weather, the signs of spring are beginning to break through in Connemara. Our walled garden restoration is entering an exciting stage with the planting of hundreds of trees and shrubs which include a mixture of evergreen a...

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Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Cranberry and Apricot Bread Stuffing  

Cranberry and Apricot Bread Stuffing

Head Chef, Pete Durkan, has shared his recipe for a fruity and flavoursome stuffing, perfect for your turkey this Christmas.Ingredients:150g butter2 large onions, finely diced500g fresh white bread crumbsZest of 1 unwaxed lemon150g dried cranberry100g dri...

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Friday, 22 September 2017

Fishing Update September 2017  

Fishing Update September 2017

From the 1st of September, there have been twenty salmon caught, but all were released as we are nearing the end of the fishing season. Fishing club member, Pierre Perret, caught 3 Salmon. He released 10lb salmon on the 14th September and on the 17th...

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Thursday, 17 August 2017

Fishing Update August 2017  

Fishing Update August 2017

The recent weather has led to a favourable water level for fishing. A total of 16 salmon were landed between the 24th July to August 16th. They weighed between 4-14lbs in weight, with a 14lb salmon was caught by Tom McManus with a Collie Dog Fly.The ...

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