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From TheJournal.ie Photos: This retired movie stuntman and former pro-wrestler is the sole inhabitant of Omey Island, off Connemara Island Life

Photos: This retired movie stuntman and former pro-wrestler is the sole inhabitant of Omey Island, off Connemara

Pascal Whelan once doubled for Paul Hogan in Crocodile Dundee, and taught Peter O’Toole how to swordfight on the set of MacBeth…

From TheJournal.ie Government accused of moving to privatise seaweed cutting Connemara

Government accused of moving to privatise seaweed cutting

Sinn Féin TDs want to know the governments plans for the future of seaweed harvesting on the Western seaboard.

Galway native Niamh Ní Chuaig back from Barcelona to take on Connemara marathon record

The 30-year-old runner first started her athletics career with Galway City Harriers.

From TheJournal.ie Gorgeous video of a Connemara roadtrip by a young couple in love Beautiful Ireland

Gorgeous video of a Connemara roadtrip by a young couple in love

Are we getting soft or is this just lovely?

17 Irish independent bookshops you must visit before you die

These shops are just as special as the books they sell.

The dirty hidden meanings of these Irish place names may surprise you

Don’t read this in front of your mammy.

From TheJournal.ie How could you not adopt one of these dogs? Dog Day Afternoon This post contains images

How could you not adopt one of these dogs?

Warning: Candidates in today’s Galway adoption day making puppy dog eyes at you.

From TheJournal.ie Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston Mayor Walsh

Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston

Walsh, who overcame childhood cancer and struggled with alcoholism as a young adult, defeated 11 other contenders.

Meet Ryan Tubridy's uncanny lookalike from 1960s Galway

He hasn’t even changed his clothes.

From TheJournal.ie One of Ireland's most popular kids shows to begin series two in the UK Connemara This post contains images

One of Ireland's most popular kids shows to begin series two in the UK

Igam Ogam is due to start broadcasting its second series on Channel 5 in the UK this September.

Presenting...your now weekly photo of cows taking a stroll on the beach

Last week wasn’t just a once-off then…

From TheJournal.ie 40 jobs for Irish animation company used by Disney and Nickelodeon Jobswatch

40 jobs for Irish animation company used by Disney and Nickelodeon

The Connemara based animation studio has seen an increase in demand for shows from broadcasters all over the world.

From TheJournal.ie 9 things people in Ireland just can't stop stealing Petty Theft

9 things people in Ireland just can't stop stealing

From beer glasses in Dublin to pieces of history in Connemara, there are sticky fingers all over the country.

From TheJournal.ie Barna in Connemara most popular with Irish holidaymakers in 2012 Tourism

Barna in Connemara most popular with Irish holidaymakers in 2012

Abbeyleix, Woodenbridge and Ballina also so significant increases in online searches by Irish people.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns that four-decade-old air service to Aran Islands could be at risk Aran Islands

Concerns that four-decade-old air service to Aran Islands could be at risk

Residents on the Aran Islands are concerned that the government subsidy for air services to and from the three islands could be cut in the forthcoming budget.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ to move regional operations to local ITs Institutes Of Technology

RTÉ to move regional operations to local ITs

The partnerships will save the broadcaster over €1 million, it says.

VIDEO: 500 Gaeltacht students in a giant 'Festival of Colour' Dathannach This post contains videos

VIDEO: 500 Gaeltacht students in a giant 'Festival of Colour'

We can remember the Super Valu, but we don’t remember our summers in Connemara being quite so dathannach…

From TheJournal.ie Cornamona Air Corps crash likely caused by disorientation - report Cornamona

Cornamona Air Corps crash likely caused by disorientation - report

Captain Derek Furniss and Cadet David Jevens were killed in the October 2009 crash.

From TheJournal.ie Connemara death not suspicious, say Gardaí Death

Connemara death not suspicious, say Gardaí

A body of a man in his 50s was discovered in a ditch in Galway yesterday but Gardaí are not treating his death as suspicious.

A MAN’S BODY was found by a member of the public in a ditch in Co Galway at 8am today.

Gardaí said they are investigating the discovery of the body at Rossaveal, Connemara.

The scene is preserved pending an examination by the State Pathologist and Garda Technical Bureau.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated Aground

Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated

Marine Minister Simon Coveney criticises ship operators for not heeding storm warning.

From TheJournal.ie Health notice issued over Carraroe water contamination Galway

Health notice issued over Carraroe water contamination

Galway County Council is warning Carraroe residents not to consume tap water after a home heating oil spillage contaminated the supply.