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 […]

Havin’ a Coffee Annual Fundraiser

It’s hard to believe that it’s over a year since the Havin’ a Laugh coffee mornings began. When I was at my lowest I really missed having people to go for coffee with so I suggested to Blaithin from Havin’ a Laugh that a Social Coffee Morning might be a nice idea for people to […]

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 […]

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 […]

SWIBN Summer Evening

Years ago I was asked if I’d be interested in joining SWIBN – my reply was I can’t swib…I’m such a smart arse sometimes and not in good way. Anyway I wasn’t sure I was a SWIB, for those who don’t know it stands for the Sligo Women in Business Network, but now I have […]