Guide Notes

Guide Notes

Here you will find notes from Dave Hogan,
as well as news and other information.


Reprinted here with the kind permission of the Irish Gazette, is Dave Hogan’s August 9, 2019 article on Irish Storytelling. To download as a pdf click on the image to the left or Click here.






Dave Hogan interpreting the history of the area as we enter Aughnaure Castle.

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Dave Hogan: “The Irish rendering of Connemara is Connamara and this is, in turn, a contraction of Conmaicne Mara, an ancient people who occupied the region from the early historic period, the 5th or 6th century.  These people were the supposed descendants of the mythical Conmac, with Conmaicne meaning “the…

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