A break from the Cabin Fever

It would seem that Storm Emma or whatever her name is has decided to go elsewhere. I finally left the house in the car yesterday for the first time since Wednesday. We were running out of things and I wanted to have a little explore. I ended up at Glencar, firstly for a walk up... Continue Reading →

Talking to the animals

  Recently I paid a visit to The Granary in South Sligo. The Granary is gorgeous self-catering accommodation based on a working farm.  It's the perfect place to get away from it all and have a digital detox.   It has three bedrooms and the biggest shower I've ever seen! I also love the milk... Continue Reading →

Musical Drives with Chill

Chill Insurance have recently produced an ebook of Musical Drives, it's a really interesting read containing Irish music videos, music-inspired landmarks and much more. Chill contacted me to collaborate on a blog post about my favourite drives in Ireland and in keeping with the musical theme I'm going to tie in some songs to go... Continue Reading →

Queen Maeve – a cheesy story

If you live in Ireland you have probably heard of Queen Maeve, in Celtic mythology she was known as the Warrior Queen of Connacht. She's buried in Sligo - in a cairn on the top of Knocknarea Mountain near Strandhill. What you may not know about Queen Maeve is how she died. I find this... Continue Reading →

The Caves of Kesh – Sligo Walks

The Keshcorran Mountain walk is one of the walks listed on the Sligo Walks website. I've given myself a challenge to try as many of the walks as I can. This one is just spectacular and so worth a visit if you are in Sligo. South Sligo so often gets overlooked by tourists coming to... Continue Reading →

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