The Sligo Gift Guide Part 2

I put a call out for Sligo businesses to feature in a gift guide and I was inundated with requests, so here is part two, you can read the first part here. Some of these will only appeal to those in Sligo but there are many who will deliver nationwide. It’s also a handy guide... Continue Reading →

The Irish Gift Guide – Home Edition

This time I'm sharing some beautiful things for the home. All of these would make wonderful gifts for a friend or even for yourself. I'm just sharing ones that have websites to make it easier for you to order from. Art Wood. Enjoy rainbows all year round with these beautiful suncatchers, made in Leitrim. Some... Continue Reading →

Shop Sligo

I'm hosting a #shopsligo day on social media next Friday the 26th. Share your favourite shops, artists and craftspeople, using the #shopsligo tag. We'll tell everyone how much Sligo has to offer.If you run a business in Sligo, please join in too. As this is only run by me, it'll mainly be on Twitter, but... Continue Reading →

Andy Parsons; Patience

Sometimes you go to an art exhibition that speaks to your soul. One that moves you and takes you back to days spent in hospital corridors and nursing homes. Hours sitting beside a bed, listening to rattling breathing. Being handed tea and biscuits. Remembering kind words and sympathy. Looking at walking frames without owners. Hearing... Continue Reading →

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