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. […]

A day trip to Mayo

With this year being anything but normal there have been no trips planned. I don’t mind and it’s a great opportunity to explore places in Ireland. I heard about The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, which opened on Monday in Ballycastle, so I decided to pay a visit. Jono came along with me for the spin and […]

Eurovision Special on BCRFM

If you missed my radio show on BCRFM you can listen back here. It’s a Eurovision special, so I’m playing some of my favourite Eurovision songs and telling you about some of the things you can do in Mayo.

Sunday Thoughts

It’s been a fairly good week for me. I’ve felt quite settled. I’ve been to a couple of places, socially distanced and wearing a mask. It’s been a bit strange because although I felt comfortable at the time I slept very badly afterwards. I’m guessing it might have been because I was talking to people, […]

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 […]

Sunday Thoughts

Welcome to another Sunday Thoughts post. I hope you are all doing OK. It’s hard to think we are now in July, looking at the weather you wouldn’t know it. Phase 3 of the Covid plan began at the end of June, and before that I’d already seen more people around. Sligo town has got […]