”The world should heart my city because in an increasingly globalized and homogenized world, Galway has retained its character, vibrancy, creativity, and warmth.”

A short time after the National Geographic came to stay at Cnoc Suain in Conamara, they asked Dearbhaill Standún if she would take part in their ‘Where The Locals Go’ feature in the travel section of their online publication. Five years have past since this piece was written, and with so many fantastic new additions to Galway’s cultural landscape we would love have the chance to write a much longer version in 2019. Check it out in the link below.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/intelligent-travel/2014/02/05/i-heart-my-city-dearbhaills-galway/