Into the sea

The most exciting thing I've done as part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project is coasteering, for those who don't know it's jumping from rocks into the sea, climbing back out again, playing in the waves and having a wonderful time in the sea! It was the one thing I said I would never do... Continue Reading →

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Magic at Strokestown Park

I made a return visit to Strokestown Park as part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project. Although Roscommon isn't on the Wild Atlantic Way it's one of the neighbouring counties and is well worth a visit. I didn't go on the house tour this time as I've covered it on a previous blog post. So... Continue Reading →

Wild Atlantic Wayfarer Slideshow

Images taken from my journey and adventures along the Wild Atlantic Way from Erris, Co. Mayo - Donegal. Thanks to the Hawk's Well Theatre and Lookwest.ie for partnering me, to all the many people who helped along the way and to James Blennerhasset for the use of his music on this video.

The Middle Aged Adventurer

Back on a dull, dark day in January I was invited along to the Hawk's Well Theatre in Sligo to have a chat about possibly having a photography exhibition there. I was thrilled to be asked! The exhibition was to be landscape images of the North West and with the help of my friend Heidi... Continue Reading →

Parkes Castle, Co. Leitrim

Parkes Castle is located on the shores of beautiful Lough Gill. It's a short drive from Sligo town or from Dromahair, Co. Leitrim and is well worth a visit. It's run by the OPW (Office of Public Works) and is open from April - October. The castle dates back to the 17th century and was... Continue Reading →

The Thrill of Strandhill

As part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project in partnership with LookWest and the Hawk's Well Theatre, I've been checking out things to do in the North West of Ireland. You can't come to Sligo without visiting Strandhill, a thriving seaside village just 5 miles from Sligo town. There is a great sense of community... Continue Reading →

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