A relaxing lunch at Eala Bhan, Sligo

Anthony, the owner of Eala Bhan Restaurant in Sligo, kindly invited me and Jono along to have lunch recently and it was wonderful. Eala Bhan means white swan in Irish, very apt considering the restaurant is located overlooking the¬†Garavogue River where the swans glide by. The restaurant is in the centre of Sligo town and... Continue Reading →

Benny’s Deli, Castlerea

If you are near Castlerea I'd highly recommend a visit to Benny's Deli. It's a fantastic shop, with all kinds of goodies. I always stop in for a Leitrim Loaf (which you just have to try), I left it too late the last time I was there, but I bought a lovely soda bread. Benny's... Continue Reading →

Breakfast at Hooked, Sligo

I was delighted to be invited along to visit Hooked in Sligo recently. Hooked is one of my favourite places in Sligo town. For me, eating out isn't just about the food (although of course it's important), but it's about the whole experience. I love to see a place with the 'wow' factor, and Hooked... 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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