Looking back on the weekend it's quite funny to see that there was an (unplanned) overarching "cinematic" theme about it
First of all on Saturday I spent the day getting some zen in the beautiful lakehouse in Connemara. This cottage has a varied and interesting history. Built in 1906 by the Congested Districts Board as a knitting school, it served to provide an income for women from the area. Then in the 1970's its owner at the time, the film maker Bob Quinn, ran both his film production company Cinegael and a cinema from this house. Yes, you read that right! A cinema! Can you imagine?
After a lovely few hours pottering around the cottage I headed back into Galway to meet with Enid and Ciaran. We were staying in the Ardilaun hotel as they had Bones with them and the hotel is dog friendly. On our way to the bar for a drink, Ciaran was walking down the corridor with Bones ahead of Enid and I. He turned around to say something to us and was greeted with THIS SIGHT!