Burrenbeo Business Friends – News & Upcoming Events
|The Burren Perfumery||The Burren Perfumery is now selling the Burren Field Guides as a fundraiser for Burrenbeo Trust, with the full sales price of €12 going to support the work of the Trust. We are very grateful to Sadie and the Burren Perfumery team for this generous initiative!||Website link|
|Lahinch Family Medical Centre||Lahinch Medical Centre has sponsored a Burrenbeo's new children's winterage book each for 182 children from four primary schools; Rineen, Moy, Liscannor and Lahinch national schools. Our big thanks to them for this generous gesture.|
|The Burren Smokehouse||The Burren Smokehouse have won two medals at the Great Taste Awards 2020 - see here: |
Also, they are shortlisted in two different categories for the Bord Bía Organic Awards. The winners are to be announced later this month. See more info here:
|Airmid Natural Handmade Skincare||AIRMID NATURAL HANDMADE SKINCARE in Kilfenora have been awarded SOAP BUSINESS OF THE YEAR for 2020 by|
The judging panel base their decisions upon areas such as service excellence, quality of the product/ service provided, innovative practices, value, ethical or sustainable methods of working, as well as consistency in performance. The winners selected are those who can best demonstrate their strengths in these areas.
|Coole Park Tearooms||A big welcome and thank you to Coole Park Tearooms for joining the Burrenbeo Trust as a new business member.||Coole Park Tearooms Facebook page|
General Community News & Events
|Iirsh Workhouse Centre||Irish Workhouse Centre, Portumna, Co.Galway is running a history course exploring aspects of famine and workshouse system from Jan 2021. Places are limited. Contact email@example.com|
|Annaghdown Heritage podcast||Annaghdown Heritage Society are pleased to launch our podcast with an episode on 'Living in a Thatched House': |
Thatched houses are to be found dotted around the Irish countryside, and particularly in west Galway.Evelyn Stevens has lived in a thatched house in Annaghdown since the 1980s, and here she joins Paul Greaney to discuss the joys and challenges of living in a thatched cottage.Follow us on your usual podcast provider for future episodes!
|Local Authority Waters Programme||Collection of stories based on people’s memories and reflections around their local river, lake, wetland or coastal area selected from a national competition organised by the Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) in partnership with The Heritage Council and the Heritage Officers Programme, Waterways Ireland and Inland Fisheries Ireland has been published and is now available to view and download at . For further details see Facebook.com/LAWPROteam. If anyone would like to receive a hard copy of this publication, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org|
|1920 Local Elections commemorative booklet||This year marks the centenary of the local elections of 1920 which were pivotal in the history of local government in Ireland. To mark these events because of their significance for the struggle for independence, the Dept. of Housing, Local Government & Heritage recently commissioned a publication, titled ‘1920 Local Elections commemorative booklet’, to commemorate the 1920 local elections.If you would like to find out more about this period in our history go to |
|Galway County Council||New Archaeological Online Resources for Tidy Towns Groups in County Galway.|
Galway Community Archaeologist, Bernie Doherty has produced two videos aimed at providing advice and guidance to Tidy Towns and Community Groups throughout the county who want to either undertake archaeological projects or simply just want to showcase the local treasure troves of archaeological heritage that can be found in their local areas.
These videos are available to download on http://www.field-monuments.galwaycommunityheritage.org and are accompanied with a list of useful contacts and website links.
|Irish Archaeology Field School/Irish Heritage School.||FREE online masterclass series, which focuses on materials and specialisms that underpin our understanding of human society through time.|
The series places a particular focus on Carrick, Ireland’s first Anglo-Norman stronghold, and how archaeological specialists are helping us tell the story of this enigmatic site. However, the basic lessons from the classes are applicable to any part of the country and any timeframe. Best of all – thanks to the support of Wexford County Council – these workshops are free of charge. Week 1 resulted in 200 sign-ups from around the world.
For more information on the classes or for details on how to enrol please see here .
|Galway’s Holy Wells||Launching the Audit of Holy Wells in the County of Galway|
Have you a holy well in your area? Is there an annual pattern day at the well? Do you know any stories about the well? We want to collect as much information as we can about all aspects of the holy wells of our County.
We would love if you would join us and share your knowledge!
Please send your stories, experiences and photos to email@example.com
|Community Support Forum, Galway County Council||Community Support Forum, Galway County Council have a dedicated support phone number for the vulnerable members of the community. Call 1800 928894 (Freephone) 9am – 6pm (Monday to Sunday) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. More info on the Galway County Council Website www.galway.ie|
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