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    Post by 3rdforum on Wed 28 Sep 2016 - 18:54

    If you are going into O'Connor's, will you find out the name of that band last night?






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    Post by 3rdforum on Wed 28 Sep 2016 - 20:02

    here is a clearer version







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    Post by Topdog on Wed 28 Sep 2016 - 20:04

    I wanna go here
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    Post by 3rdforum on Wed 28 Sep 2016 - 20:12

    There is always a spare bed here for you and Jan. Anytime you like! Galway - Page 2 294053457






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    Post by Topdog on Wed 28 Sep 2016 - 20:29

    Thanks mate
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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 0:15

    3rdforum wrote:If you are going into O'Connor's, will you find out the name of that band last night?

    Sorry Dermot, missed this before we left. Just back in from there now. 3 lads again but different, 1 played guitar and harmonica, 2nd played guitar, banjo and them big feckin' metal Irish whistles and 3rd guy on one of those new cajun drums/boxes. (he sits on the fecker as he plays it!). Excellent bit of kit, saves the poor drummer having to set up a whole load of drums etc. They asked for requests all night but only about a quarter of them got played... Galway - Page 2 3025408739



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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 9:44

    Some photos of O'Conner's bar last night...

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    Post by zdeekie on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 11:28

    That looks brilliant x
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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 13:53

    This is the dancer and the little fella that Cam and Trish saw yesteday.

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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 14:07

    The Lone Ranger wrote:Some photos of O'Conner's bar last night...

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    how come you mover tables?






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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 16:34

    Because I saw where the mic stands were set up around the corner from the band we saw! Galway - Page 2 3025408739



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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 16:54

    Btw, to paraphrase the Quiet Man, "it's O'Connor's, no "E"", Squireen Danagher!! Galway - Page 2 3025408739 Galway - Page 2 3025408739 Galway - Page 2 3025408739






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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 16:55

    3rdforum wrote:This is the dancer and the little fella that Cam and Trish saw yesteday.

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    I missed being in the Irish Indo by 2 minutes! Galway - Page 2 3913804730 Galway - Page 2 3025408739



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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 16:56

    I was listening to the audio, trying to hear yourself or Trish.






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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 17:04

    Some photos of today's wee excursion...

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    Corcomroe Abbey, Bealaclugga (Bell Harbour)...
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    Old thatched cottage, Kinvarra...
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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 17:09

    Its nice in Kinvara. Thats only about 15 min from us. Some good restaurants and a couple of pubs that I must investigate further at some stage. Galway - Page 2 3025408739

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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 17:11

    The Lone Ranger wrote:Some photos of today's wee excursion...

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    that red van is very suspiciously parked behind those trees. Wonder what its up to? Galway - Page 2 878948377






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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 17:14

    Nah, he was driving round the hairpin bends, I thought I'd get him in for a bit of scale... Galway - Page 2 3025408739



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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 17:16

    never went on that Corkscrew Hill. Must take a look soon






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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 17:20

    We drove out to Lisdoonvarna and on to Ennistimon then the rain battered down so we came back again. 5 minutes later all sunshine again. Also drove round that Flaggy Shore loop, very nice! Where the feck are the public toilets in Ireland? Couldn't find any anywhere so we went into some Supermarket called Val-U something or other...they didn't have any either. Had to go and buy a coffee just to have a piss! Galway - Page 2 3025408739 The Burren was looking nice in the sunshine. We were behind a coach for a wee while and it turned up the Ailwee cave road, bugger that, I kept going! lol!



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    Post by Topdog on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 18:08

    corkScrew hill.....hmmm
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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 18:28

    There is an intact Martello Tower on the Flaagy Shore loop.

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    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 29 Sep 2016 - 18:30

    Public toilets are located in a pub usually at the far end, which means you have to walk by the bar and if you find yourself in a pub on such an occasion, it would only be the decent thing to do , and buy a pint to show your gratitude for the use of their facilities Galway - Page 2 3025408739 Galway - Page 2 3025408739






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    Post by Campbell Brodie on Fri 30 Sep 2016 - 17:36

    Today's wee trip to the coral beach at Carraroe. It was a smashing wee place!

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    Post by Mcqueen on Fri 30 Sep 2016 - 17:39

    Wow what a great place  Galway - Page 2 294053457

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