The Butterfly Garden in Swinford

There's a very special community initiative that I want to tell you about in Swinford, Co. Mayo. In 2020 a group of bereaved mothers got together and came up with the idea of a baby memorial garden. They fundraised and got support from the local community, and The Butterfly Garden was opened in August 2022.... Continue Reading →

Tobernalt Holy Well, Sligo

I used to write for Sligo Now Magazine and back in 2019 I wrote an article about Tobernault Holy Well. I always find a sense of peace here, and I know so many other people do too. I thought you'd like to read the full article: Just a short drive from Sligo town you will... Continue Reading →

Eternal – Elphin

Have you ever met someone for the first time and felt like you've known them for ages? Well that's how I felt when I walked in to The Eternal Gift Shop in Elphin, Co. Roscommon. Mary runs this beautiful shop, and what a wonderful lady she is. The warmest of people, who will chat away... Continue Reading →

Rummage in Roscommon

This is a way overdue blog post but the Rummage shop in Roscommon is a real gem of a shop. Imagine picking up something unique for your home, perhaps an antique, or something beautifully upcycled. If this sounds like your kind of thing head to Roscommon for a Rummage. The team behind Rummage say:We sell... Continue Reading →

Castlemine Farm Shop, Roscommon

I have to tell you about the wonderful Castlemine Farm Shop in Roscommon town. I called in at the weekend and it's a real treasure trove of fantastic food and gifts. The shop has an extensive butcher counter and the staff are friendly and helpful. They sell a wide range of products from their farm,... Continue Reading →

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