Up to the caves

We’ve had some really lousy weather recently and it has made me very lazy. I’d normally go out for regular walks but the weather put a halt to my gallop, this morning I made myself go out. I had to go to Ballymote anyway (check out the baker truck there on Thursday and Saturday mornings), […]

Lost in the Woods

I went off exploring today. One positive from staying within the 5km where I live is finding new places, or exploring old places. I parked in Glen Wood, which is a lovely forest walk but I was looking for the famine village that I visited previously with the Coolaney Drawing Group. Before I went looking […]

When We Travel Again – The Limerick Edition

A few years ago we went to Limerick for a weekend break. I love being a tourist in Ireland and just going exploring, Limerick is a vibrant, colourful, diverse city. With something to see on every street and a friendly face to greet you. The River Shannon runs through the city and it’s well worth […]

When We Travel Again – The Erris Edition

A memory came up on Facebook today, it’s five years since I went coasteering in Erris so I’ve decided to bring back some memories for me and take you in a virtual trip at the same time. Erris is a Gaeltacht region in County Mayo, it’s a stunning place to visit. Wild and rural, with […]

When We Travel Again – The Drumshanbo Edition

Part three of my virtual tour of some of my favourite places in Ireland, the ones I’ve been to anyway. This time we take a trip to lovely Leitrim and the town of Drumshanbo. If you’ve ever wanted to walk on water you can do it in Drumshanbo. Acres Lake has a floating boardwalk, it’s […]

When We Travel Again – The Ballymote Edition

Well the Tubbercurry post was very popular, 500 views and counting so here’s the Ballymote version, which also will include Kesh as it’s so close by. Ballymote is another lovely town in South Sligo. It’s home to one of my favourite places in Sligo – Eagles Flying, of course it’s not open at the moment […]