Turf and Treats

I decided to start celebrating my birthday early and when I say early I mean ten days early. Although to be fair it's been a year of celebrating. For me 50 is definitely the new 40. I've been much more grounded and comfortable. I think being 50 suits me. On Friday I headed to Rosses... Continue Reading →

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Aid the Ocean

There is a new group in Sligo called Aid the Ocean. They areĀ a company dedicated to stopping & reducing the amount of plastic waste going into the ocean & cleaning our beaches, rivers, lakes & oceans. They held a clean-up of Rosses Point today so I went along to lend a hand. First impressions was... Continue Reading →

There’s nothing to see in Sligo

The new advertising campaign from Tourism Ireland was announced yesterday. The global campaign "Fill your heart with Ireland" will begin next month. The first phase will focus on the North and Northwest and that's all wonderful - but they have bypassed Sligo completely. So I'm going to show you that there's nothing to see in... Continue Reading →

Halloween in Sligo 2018

I've had so many views on the blog searching for Halloween information in Sligo. All the Sligo news is now on the new Sligo Hub website including the Halloween events, you can find out what's on here.

Community Spirit in Coolaney

Yesterday was an exciting day in Coolaney village when the judges for the IPB Pride of Place Awards came to visit. Coolaney was one of two Sligo places nominated and it was a real community effort. There was the butcher, the bakers and the candlestick makers...OK maybe not the latter but certainly the rest. I've... Continue Reading →

Keeping it local

  This year I've made a conscience effort to try to keep my business locally. The calendars, as you know, contain photos all taken in County Sligo. So in taking the photos I've had to put petrol in my car and quite often had lunch or coffee where ever I've happened to be. All supporting... Continue Reading →

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