The Sligo Markets

It can be hard finding information online and although I've written several times about the individual markets I thought it would be handy to have all the information in one place - and a map so you can see how to get there. The markets are on every weekend and they are well worth a... Continue Reading →

Soak Bath Salts is a Winner!

I'm always looking for positive Sligo stories that I can share on the blog and over the recent months I've really enjoyed following the Soak Bath Salts Instagram account. I was delighted when I saw that this local business won the Best Sleep Wellness section of the Irish Tatler Wellness & Spa Awards. Read about... Continue Reading →

Fowleys Falls – A Leitrim Gem

When you mention Leitrim and waterfalls everyone immediately thinks of Glencar and yes it is beautiful but it's very rare to go there and be on your own. If you are looking for a beautiful forest walk with a cascading waterfall, Fowley's Falls is the place for you. To get there if you are coming... Continue Reading →

Benbulben and the Bluebells

If you are looking for a beautiful walk in Sligo, check out the Gortarowey Forest Walk. It's a short drive out of Sligo town on the N15 heading to Donegal. You'll see a right turn at a thatched cottage after the Yeats Tavern (it's signposted). There's been a lot of work done there recently on... Continue Reading →

Anxiety is real

I don't know about you but I have a 'committee' in my head - and they aren't a nice committee. They aren't there all the time but when they are they are like a nagging parent. Last month I told myself that if I was in the final of the #sockies22 Social Media Awards that... Continue Reading →

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