M3413 : Doorus Youth Hostel in 1979

taken 39 years ago, near to Parkmore and Knockakilleen, Galway, Ireland

Doorus Youth Hostel in 1979
Doorus Youth Hostel in 1979
Doorus Cottage was built around 1860 for a family of exiled French aristocrats, the de Basterots. It became a centre of the Irish literary revival where W.B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, Douglas Hyde and George Russell (∆) got together to plan a National Theatre for Ireland (which was to materialise as Dublin's Abbey Theatre). In 1961 the property was made over to An ”ige as a youth hostel.

The cottage and its adjacent walled garden are seen here on a bleak March evening, before its restoration and extension as shown in M3413 : Doorus Youth Hostel, Doorus Townland.
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Date Taken
March 1979   (more nearby)
Monday, 9 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! M 344 134 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:10.0391N 8:58.8968W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! M 344 134
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Youth Hostel 

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