Tag Archives: Donegal

Destination Donegal – creating The Wild Atlantic Way

Failte Ireland, the national tourism development agency for Ireland, is creating a new driving route along the west coast called The Wild Atlantic Way, to be launched in 2013. Ambitions for the route are high with the intention that it will rival Australia’s … Continue reading

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My day in 10 pictures

My day invariably starts with the flick of a switch and the glow of this lamp.  No need for an alarm clock on a normal day as the two human versions tend to be very reliable. Mornings are busy in any … Continue reading

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Watching grass grow

This has been a red letter week for us, at last, we’ve been able to turn our attention to our outdoors and do something about it. For nearly four years we’ve been looking out of our windows to what was, essentially, … Continue reading

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The leaving of Learning Pool

I’ve been a little quiet on the blogging front recently as other stuff has taken priority.  After five fantastic years I’ve made the leap and left Learning Pool to pursue new projects and, hopefully, become my own boss. As you can imagine, this was one big decision for … Continue reading

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Padraig Pearse, the cart and an old song book

Donegal historian and author, Seamus Harkin, has recently updated and reissued a book of songs and poems first published over a century ago by Neil McBride from Creeslough. The photo above shows Seamus with his wife, Tessie together with Dermot MacIntyre and Mairead … Continue reading

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What Learning Pool and Abercrombie and Fitch has in common

I reckon Learning Pool and Abercrombie and Fitch might have something in common. How so, I hear you cry. It’s not the fact that both brands have the beautiful people clamouring to be part of their respective scenes. Rather, it’s that both brands … Continue reading

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Destination marketing: Co Donegal vs Co Clare

I’m delighted to host this guest post from my friend and fellow marketer, Leanne Doohan.  Fire away, Leanne. Last week I had the experience of being a tourist in my own country as my husband and I took a short trip … Continue reading

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