Flowing Tides: Musical Memory, History and Global Culture in County Clare, Ireland (2017)

Photo: Nadia Prigoda-Lee, Doonagor Castle Recommended viewing from the Library of Congress: Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin discussed his book, “Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape.” Speaker Biography: Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin is a leading authority in Irish traditional music, history, memory and diaspora research. He is a prolific writer, speaker and performer. A five-time All …

Crawick Multiverse

Photo: Ronan Cantwell, Multiverse Scotland – Crawick Multiverse is a spectacular example of contemporary land art in Dumfries & Galloway. What used to be a former open cast coal mine has been transformed into an enjoyable outdoor space. Privately funded by the Duke of Buccleuch and designed by globally-renowned landscape artist Charles Jencks, Crawick Multiverse is a …

Heritage Week in Ireland 2017

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week August 19-27, 2017 with the motto “Discover the past. Build the future.” Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the event Each year many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout Ireland. Many of the events that take place during the week are free and the …

#EuroEco17 European Ecotourism Roadmap

Hashtags The 4th European Ecotourism Conference took place in Safranbolu, Turkey. Hashtag: #EuroEco17 The conference will bring together a mix of 70 academic and businesses professionals. Karabük University Safranbolu Tourism Faculty (@krbkuni) hosts the conference with the partnership of Ministry of Forestry General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks and the Municipality of Safranbolu. With a focus …

Ireland’s West Coast Stone Symposium

Buzzwords This weekend – March 24-26 West Cork Stone Symposium (Cork, Ireland) celebrates stone as part of our environment and a source of inspiration. Key Links http://westcorkstonesymposium.com @westcorkstone facebook http://livingthesheepsheadway.com Twitter Moment West Cork Stone Symposium Programme Friday 24th March 2017 Dry Stone Walling Workshop 9:30am-4:30pm  (Ahakista) Stone Carving Workshop 9:30am-4:30pm (Ahakista) The Rhymer’s Peninsula and the …

What happened in Sweden last night?

Photo: Saamiblog, Sørsame med reinsdyr og slede. Southern Sami with reindeer and sledge Translating: What happened in Sweden last night? Afrikaans: Wat gebeur in Swede gisteraand?Estonian: Mis juhtus Rootsis eile õhtul?French: Que s’est-il passé en Suède hier soir?German: Was geschah in der letzten Nacht in Schweden?Hawaiian: Ka mea hiki i Kuekene i keia po?Maori: Eaha …

Eyjafjallajökull

Photo: NASA, Ash plume from Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, Iceland May 8, 2010 Eyjafjallajökull Question: What part of Eyjafjallajökull don’t you understand? Featured video – Eyjafjallajökull “island mountain glacier” Eyjafjallajökull pronounced Aye – ya – fyah – dla – jow – kudl Videos Wikipedia Eyjafjallajokull Planeta.com Iceland Iceland Links Europe Links Volcanoes