A weekend of B’s

That's B's as in Ballina, Bayside and Boyle. Lucy was home for the weekend so we took a trip to Ballina just for the craic. Well no actually it was to visit Jack Fenn's Courtyard Cafe at Belleek Castle in Ballina and to have a look around the shops. I really like Jack Fenn, it's... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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... Continue Reading →

Brunch at Belleek Castle, Ballina

This is a well overdue blog post but it's worth the wait! Just after my birthday we went to Jack Fenn's Cafe in the Courtyard of Belleek Castle, Ballina. I've been drooling over their Instagram feed since they opened so I had to go and test it for myself. Firstly I'm very fond of Ballina... Continue Reading →

Lovely lunch at The Glasshouse

The Glasshouse Hotel were very kind to send me a voucher for Christmas. I went along with Jono and Lucy for lunch on Friday. It gave me an excuse to put my glad rags on including my lovely RTE red shoes and of course I celebrated my birthday...again! I've lost count of how many times... Continue Reading →

Done with Dieting

As I sit here mindlessly scrolling through Social Media - sure what else would I be at on a Sunday morning? One thing jumped out at me, it was #DonewithDieting. There is a backlash against a weight loss company who have offered free membership to those aged between 13-17. I'm not going to go into... Continue Reading →

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