Spotlight on Drumshanbo

I’ve been in Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim quite a lot over the last few months and I think it’s a place you might be interested in. For a small town there is a lot happening so here are just some things worth note: The floating boardwalk over Acres Lake. You can actually walk on water! It’s […]

Two years on

The pic on the left from 2017, the pic on the right 2019. A memory came up on my Facebook page today. It was me at the Sligo Summer Festival with Andy (my hubby). I remember it well. I was terrified. The smile hid the turmoil that was going on inside me. At that time […]

Eala Bhan 8 Course Tasting Menu

Occasionally I get invited to things and I’m always very grateful when I am. Being invited to try the 8 course tasting menu at Eala Bhan Restaurant, was up there with one of the best food experiences I’ve ever had. Eala Bhan means white swan in Irish, very apt considering the restaurant is located overlooking […]

Lights, Camera, Airwaves

It’s been a great week, a bit of everything which is just how I like it. Firstly my radio show went out on Ballina Community Radio. I was really nervous about hearing myself back but I wasn’t as bad as I expected. I did talk too much and too fast but for a first attempt […]

DJ for a Day

One of the things on my bucket list was to try my hand at being a DJ. I’ve always been interested in radio since I was a young thing. My uncle had lots of different radios all over his house, all tuned to different stations and bands, and all playing at the same time! He […]

Laurel Cottage, Mayo

When I was at the Slow Food Mayo event I met a lovely lady called Brenda. As we were both there on our own we got chatting and Brenda told me all about her lovely cottage and invited me to call over. Laurel Cottage is in beautiful County Mayo. Although it’s very close to Ireland […]