Dracula Day in Sligo

You might be surprised to know that there is a Sligo Dracula connection!  Bram Stoker's mother was born in Sligo town and told a young Bram all about the cholera epidemic which killed so many Sligo people. It's said that the Dracula novel was inspired by these tales. Yesterday saw the first Sligo Dracula Convention take... Continue Reading →

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Armistice Day in Sligo

Today I took part in the Armistice Day Centenary Event in Sligo. This event was a collaboration between historian Simone Hickey and the Blue Raincoat Theatre. 609 people volunteered to walk on behalf of the people from County Sligo who lost their lives in the Great War. I took part because my Granddad was one... Continue Reading →

Inspiring women

I went to the Women's Inspire Network event at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin during the week. This is a network of women in business, or thinking of starting a business. The head of the network is the lovely Samantha Kelly aka the Tweeting Goddess. I've known Samantha online for many years but I got... Continue Reading →

More than a feeling

I went along to the Mamogs Pregnancy and Family Wellness Day today in the Sligo Park Hotel...and before you ask I'm not pregnant! It sounded like a great day with a lot of interesting speakers and it was a great event. I listened to John G Coaching speak and I was really interested in what... Continue Reading →

Selfies and summer festivals

Well it's been a bit of an exciting day and you'd think I'd be wrecked but of course I'm wide awake. The morning started off meeting my friend Ann. It's been a while since I saw her so we had a leisurely coffee and catch up and it was just lovely. On the way home... Continue Reading →

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