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The Omey Races

Story posted: 30. May 2013 by Pat O'Connor

The Omey Races

FROM THE ARCHIVE: The annual horse racing festival on Omey Strand, Connemara. It takes place every August Bank Holiday on the beach between Omey Island and the mainland. As the racetrack is submerged twice daily the race schedule is adhered to fairly strictly.


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GYO Seapoint

Story posted: 30. April 2013 by Pat O'Connor

GYO Seapoint

Images from the GYO concert in Seapoint, Salthill.


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COPE Triathlon

Story posted: 12. June 2011 by Pat O'Connor

COPE Triathlon

Contestants grapple with the elements at the COPE Galway Triathlon Ocean Race 2011, which started/finished in Salthill in inclement  weather.


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Open invitation

Story posted: 17. May 2011 by Pat O'Connor

You are all  invited to the opening of a group exhibition in what will, hopefully, be known as McGinn's Photo Pub. The official opening is at 6pm Friday 20th and the exhibition will run for approx. a month. (cf for more info).

Associated with this exhibition is a unique, signed, one time only in this format, book that has been donated to Croí, who will be auctioning it at some later stage.

 

A full preview of the book is available for viewing  here

 

 

20% of all sales at the exhibition will be donated to Croí.


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Gift Vouchers now available and images added to panoramas gallery

Story posted: 24. October 2010 by Pat O'Connor

Gift Vouchers now available and images added to panoramas gallery

I am glad to announce the immediate availability of Gift Vouchers on the web site. Access to vouchers is through the button on the top right. This will bring you to a page where you can choose vouchers of various denominations or combine any number of them to get a final figure that you will be happy with. Payment is as with everything else on the site, either through Paypal, cheque, postal order, or with cash at the market stall at the weekends. A physical voucher, or an e-mail version,  can be sent to either you or your nominated recipient and can be redeemed through the website or in person at the market. If you have any questions don't hesitate to get in touch with me through the contact page.

Also some new images have been added to the  Panoramas gallery

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