Cruinniú na mBád

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Kinvara – 1987

Connacht Tribune 25th December, 1987 p6 (abridged) BBC (Bristol) have been in touch with the committee of Kinvara’s Cruinniú na mBád concerning the making of another film of that colourful traditional boat festival. Last autumn the BBC showed a half-hour long film made during the 1986 Cruinniú and their audience research revealed a very positive … Continue reading

Turf boats of Galway – 1985

Connacht Tribune 4th January, 1985 Last Tuesday, January 1st, the world priemere of the new film “Turf Boats of Galway” was shown in Kinvara and the local makers of this hour long film have made arrangements for marketing 2,000 copies of it, mainly in the U.S. market. If the country at large needs an example … Continue reading

Cruinniú na mBád

Connacht Tribune 14th August, 1987 p.22 (abridged) For the curious there is a fascinating connection between Connemara badoirí and Kinvara Pier – pointed out by that brilliant Cruinniú organiser and founder, Tony Moylan. Along the pier wall is a capping of concrete applied in the 19th century. Here and there in the concrete are footprints. … Continue reading

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