As part of the National Initiative for "The Gathering, 2013, a Facebook page has been set up at


"June 2, 2013" @ Ballybrit Racecourse



  • Read Tom Kennys Article; "Calling Castlegar People" - 23 May, 2013, (that article is gone - 2014).
  • Castlegar N.S., have another initiative - recalling past pupils - Read More...(new window).
  • Councillor Terry O' Flaherty (Mayor of Galway, 2012 - 2013 ), is to Walk the Mass Path with other Event goers - an ouvert re-enactment of hundreds of years ago.
  • 14th May, 2013; Podcast with Keith Finnegan (broken link at Galway Bay FM ?)
  • Spirit Radio Podcast (update 2014; this file is missing or in a different location ) - May 28th, 2013 - where Deirdre outlines her Vision and that of Connect Castlegar..
  • Peter Giles Video - May 2013 - set in Mc Hughs Pub - Brilliant!.

On the Day

  • The Weather on the Day, wasn't exceptionally warm, even for June - rising somewhat towards the Evening. Some affirmation of the Weather., was provided by an unexpected Guest - an Aviator.

See Facebook

The Castlegar G.A.A. Club, have some wonderful photos of the Day, as well - see for a slideshow and related info.


Both Videos, in the West End of the New Stand, Ballybrit Racecourse.