“On a day of bright sky, when the hills are of that intoxicating misty blue that belongs especially to the west, the bogland is a lovely far-reaching expanse of purple and rich brown: and the lakelets take on the quite indescribable colour that comes from clear sky reflected in bog-water, while the sea-inlets glow with an intense but rather greener blue. On such a day the wanderer will thank his lucky star that it has brought him to Connemara.”
Robert Lloyd Praeger, 'The Way That I Went' 1937

 

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Achill Historical and Archaeological Society

Just to update everyone that the launch of Dr Theresa McDonald's book on the 26th September is free to everyone.

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British Archaeological Association Field Trip to Árann, 1857.

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Returning to base from a summer in the field

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Oileáin na Cathrach Pilgrimage day August 15th 2017

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