My Sligo Story

A new Sligo tourism campaign has just been launched. Using the hashtag #SligoStories, locals and visitors to County Sligo are encouraged to share their favourite story from the county over the next twelve months. With this in mind I thought I’d share my Sligo Story. People who don’t know me might think I’ve lived in […]

Black and white River

Take a walk on the dark side

If you are coming to Sligo or if you live here there’s a walk that you might be interested in. The Sligo Dark Tales tour is a fascinating walk of Sligo town with lots of facts about the dark history of Sligo. The tour starts at the Riverside Hotel and visits several stops including Sligo […]

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Weekend in Sligo

There are so many different events happening in Sligo this year. Instead of posting bits and pieces here I have all the family friendly events over on Sligo Hub. So head over there to plan your weekend. Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]