Entries by LookWest.ie

Two New Bursary Programmes for Flmmakers based in Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon.

As part of a new partnership Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon County Councils have come together with filmmakers from the three counties with a view to enabling the film sector here to grow and develop.​ Each of the three local authorities involved in this project recognise the value of film as an artform and the contribution that film can make […]

Expedia Lists Poulnabrone Dolmen, County Clare as Top Historic Site to Visit in 2018

Located in the heart of The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Geopark, Poulnabrone Dolmen is one of Ireland’s most iconic archaeological monuments, and second only to the famous Cliffs of Moher in terms of most visited attractions in County Clare. Situated in the limestone dominated Burren area, Poulnabrone Dolmen is thought to be Ireland oldest megalithic monument, […]

Follow in the footsteps of Grace O’Malley the Pirate Queen on a 2-Day Mayo itinerary

With the help of historians from the National Museum of Ireland, Trinity College, Dublin and Queen’s University, Belfast, Expedia has created a fascinating account of the kings and queens who reigned in Ireland thousands of years ago on their new website: Kings and Queens That Shaped Ireland. This includes a wonderful display of illustrations depicting […]

West of Ireland’s Ancient Kings and Queens are Brought to Life by Expedia

It’s the stuff of a Hollywood blockbuster or Netflix series as Expedia brings to life some of Ireland’s most ancient kings and queens. With the help of historians from the National Museum of Ireland, Trinity College, Dublin and Queen’s University, Belfast, Expedia creates a fascinating account of the kings and queens who reigned in Ireland […]

Top 5 Things to do in the West for St Patrick’s Day 2018

It’s one of the biggest days in the calendar and a day for Irish people at home and abroad to celebrate our culture, identity and heritage. But St Patrick’s Day is so much more than that. We give you the rundown on the ‘Top 5 Things to do in the West of Ireland this St Patrick’s weekend’.  1. Sunrise and […]

Sarah Dillon appointed as new Development Manager of the WRAP Fund

Galway Film Centre is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Dillon as the Development Manager of The WRAP Fund. The Western Regional Audiovisual Producer’s Fund (WRAP) is an initiative of Galway Film Centre and the Western Development Commission in association with the local authorities of Clare, Donegal, Galway City, Galway County, Mayo, Roscommon and […]

#WestCommutes Photo Competition

Swim, hike or kite surf to work? Do you avoid traffic jams and packed trains by commuting on horseback or climbing into a canoe? Regularly get stuck in livestock traffic jams? If your commute is out of the ordinary, we’d like to see what it looks like and hear about your experiences. Show us with […]