The Knocknashee Walk

Knocknashee (the hill of the fairies) is very close to where I live and I’ve wanted to walk up in for a long time. I’m delighted that there is now an official walk up there and I went up a couple of weeks ago. Weather wise it wasn’t the best day but if you are […]

Sligo Folk Park

I’ve been to Sligo Folk Park several times over the years. The park is in the beautiful village of Riverstown – which is a lovely place to visit in itself. The folk park has had a fantastic makeover recently and it was an absolute pleasure to go back and see the place looking so well. […]

The Model Reopens

The Model, Sligo is set to reopen on Thursday 23rd of July and I was delighted to be asked along today for a preview of the exhibitions and to find out more about the plans for opening in our new normal. Emer McGarry, the director of The Model, gave us a guided tour of the […]

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 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 […]

When We Travel Again – The Tubbercurry Edition

I’ve had lots of messages from people over the years asking me to recommend places to visit in Ireland so I thought I do a few posts. Due to the current crisis there is a #whenwetravelagain campaign running so over the next couple of weeks I’ll share some photos of different areas. The first few […]