Sometimes the powers that be in this country sadden me. This is one of those times. It might not be hard hitting news to the majority of the folks out there but one man has lost his livelihood due to red tape. Hugh Campbell has been selling ice creams for 8 years in Glencar, Co.… Continue reading Cone back to Leitrim
Have you ever had one of those days? Today is one of those days. It started at around 5am with the dreaded insomnia, this week has been desperate for sleep, I think it's the aftermath of the play. I gave in a 6am and got up only to find that we had 4 tea bags… Continue reading Thursday Trials and Tribulations
My blood is boiling this afternoon listening to Joe Duffy and Liveline on RTE Radio 1. It was all about the plight of poor people in chronic pain who can now longer get the Versatis patches from the HSE. Jono is one of those people, at 24, he's probably one of the youngest ones that… Continue reading Prescription Problems
Firstly insomnia is driving me barmy. I was up at 3am eating toast - and if I could have got a bag of chips I would have done. I got some sleeping tablets from the GP last week and I took one over the weekend....I still woke up during the night and I was inches… Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts
I'm on a bit of a rant. Don't get me wrong I like Christmas but it's only the beginning of November! In Sligo some of the Christmas lights are on already. If that wasn't bad enough Dunnes are playing Christmas songs. Am I alone in thinking it's much too soon or am I being a… Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like….arrgh!
I'm very disappointed with Bus Eireann. I sent a complaint over a week ago and have not received a reply so I've decided to write a post about it. Lucy, my daughter, had to travel from Galway to Ballinacarrow in Sligo ten days ago. She had her ticket and told the driver that she was… Continue reading Bother with Bus Eireann