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13 Dec 2006 13:31 - zorro
Windpower installation March 07





Tuesday 13th March '07

This is a page for those interested in installing [ ... ]

Windpower
18 Nov 2008 18:09 - snipe

Windpower Update November 08


So its now November and our turbine has survived some heavy winds [ ... ]

Windpower
06 Nov 2009 17:08 - zorro
Windpower november 09

So the turbine has been working well now for over a year and a half, Fitting the smaller blades has really [ ... ]

Windpower
04 Dec 2009 12:24 - jimnoctor
Pv solar power


We have been living and working off grid for three years now, with electricity solely from [ ... ]

Power from the Sun
10 Mar 2011 11:10 -
Diary of a week 2007... 4 years later

10th March 2011


Four years have flown by, we have become one with the earth and energy here. [ ... ]

Off grid living
01 Mar 2012 19:07 - jimnoctor
Rebuilding Charlie

Rebuilding Charlie

Charlie has been providing our power here for the past 5 years , has weathered many [ ... ]

Windpower



Welcome to celticspiral, our website about Off grid living in Mayo Ireland and the freedom it can bring.We live as self sufficiently and sustainably as possible.

 Irish traditional music plays a big part in this lifestyle.

To us each day is so full of magical happenings, the beauty of the morning air as we stroll down to the river for a dip, Will we see  Mr Hare? or the fisherman. What surprise has nature for us today.

Having the freedom to do these things is what makes life here so special, free, no boundaries.

What will todays work be, or the thought of meeting our friends for the tunes later ,all things of equal importance living here in the now. A place to experience a deep connection with nature.

We try to live as  practical a life as possible in  these days of grasping for material things. We have found a great  wealth of wisdom  is to be gained living this way,  something we like to share. We accept guests here to try out the lifestyle through helpx.

Of course for many the years of conditioning mask their true beauty and stop them from experiencing inner calm and peace. 


"Only two things are infinite,the Universe and Human stupidity.I'm not sure about the former"-Albert Einstein (1879-1955).

05 Jun 2017 11:34 - jimnoctor
The Shannon Canoe adventure

The Shannon Blueway   Canoeing down the Shannon 2017     [ ... ]

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11 Apr 2015 21:04 - jimnoctor
Rebuilding Landrove Defender 1987  (jack the  lad)

Jack The Lad  Before Major Surgery

This Land Rover Defender 110 

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17 Sep 2012 13:36 - jimnoctor
Story from life



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Faery stories
10 Nov 2011 20:38 - Wren
A lot of what you see..

There is a saying , a lot  of what you see depends on what you are [ ... ]

Faery stories
12 Jan 2009 10:42 - Skylark

A TOUCH OF AFFLUENZA.. ...............Hardrain project

There's a lot of it about, [ ... ]

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19 Mar 2015 18:15 -
So what do you do in the winter without a tv.


No T.V.


 We get asked a lot of questions about our way [ ... ]

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05 Jan 2016 17:29 -
Secret Ireland Christmas 2015


December 26th 2015

A New Experience

Today we drove up the back [ ... ]

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08 Aug 2010 21:15 -
Viva la difference

So there we were having a nice pint and a a few tunes , the atmosphere is lively. [ ... ]

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21 Jan 2019 19:45 - jimnoctor
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28 Dec 2015 21:30 - jimnoctor

December 26th 2015

A New Experience

Today we drove up the back [ ... ]

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15 May 2011 09:34 -
The recycled house part 1..

May 2011

At last it has stopped raining and its time to get back to building [ ... ]

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10 Dec 2015 18:23 - jimnoctor
Ballad of JImmy and Judy

Laura Shiley

Boulder, CO, United States December 2015  Oh, how to [ ... ]

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