Autumn to winter and the weather gradually gets colder but the joy is there to be had through sketching no matter what the season.
PREMIUM. The Fishery Watchtower in the heart of Galway City is an intriguing little museum full of original architectural features and lots of information about Galway’s fishing past.
A city on the sea like Galway is always full of wonderful sketching opportunities…but on a cold winter’s day sketching the city of the tribes is best enjoyed from the inside.
PREMIUM. Galway Hookers, traditional boats of Ireland’s West Coast, were once a vital part of Galway’s trade and economy. Their beauty and glory are celebrated every year in Kinvara.
PREMIUM. My husband’s mother gave us some gorgeous furniture, which my brother-in-law brought to us from England. We spent a week fishing and hiking together in Galway.
PREMIUM. Thoor Ballylee in Co. Galway is known as Yeats’ Tower, because it once belonged to the great Irish poet. It has re-opened to the public after six years.
Róisín talks to Kelly’s Oysters after 60 years in business in the west of Ireland and hears how they struggled and overcame in the early years.
PREMIUM. Róisín describes Tyrone House and its past through watercolour