Kelly’s Oysters at 60: A Story of Determination

Kelly’s Oysters at 60: A Story of Determination
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The coast of Galway comes in many guises. You’ll find yellow coral beaches and turquoise water in Carraroe. White sand and azure sea in Inverin. Crowds of holidaymakers stretched out on the sand between boulders of pink granite at Salthill. The coastline of South Galway is not as glamourous as any of these places…at first glance. Look a little harder though and you’ll find a part of Ireland with a more subtle beauty, and those of us who live there wouldn’t be anywhere else. One hot Saturday in September, I went to the quay at Killeenaran with the idea of sketching something unusual that I’d heard would be happening there. This is what the quay looks like on a normal day:
Sunshine at Pier bollard, watercolour by Roisin Cure

Pretty quiet, unless it’s a hot day and high tide. Then there’ll be people coming and going on bikes, in cars and on foot, in swimming togs, to swim off the quay. But to the best of my knowledge there is almost never a table, dressed up in a smart white tablecloth and laden with food, right at the water’s edge. This is a PREMIUM access article. We use a simple to use web wallet that can be filled up using a credit card, PayPal or with XLM using a secure payment system. Once you have paid, you will have ongoing access to the article from the device (tablet, phone, PC) that you used to pay for it. You can access the post by topping up your web wallet with 20 stellar lumen tokens (the price of a stellar lumen is currently usd ) if you haven’t already done so and then making a micropayment of 2 lumens to continue reading this post   Remember: NO subscription required, NO monthly fees, NO personal information, just a new secure micropayment mechanism for content you want to see.

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