Magnetism, a major¬†contemporary art exhibition will open to the public today. It's located in the old Snia/Saehan factory that is just behind Hazelwood House. I was luckily enough to go along last night for a preview. It was a bit strange for me as I explored the factory a few years ago with Derelict Nation... Continue Reading →

The Convent

A couple of weeks ago I posted a blog called 'If these walls could talk'.¬† This blog is an update.¬† Myself and Sarah from Derelict Nation went back to have another look. It was a convent at one time and in more recent years a nursing home, it's called Lough Glynn in Co. Roscommon. I... Continue Reading →

If these walls could talk

I was out exploring with Sarah from Derelict Nation.  This beautiful building was once a convent and in more recent years a nursing home.  There is a follow up blog post here. There were a lot of things I wanted to say but I'm aware that people who may have stayed here or family members... Continue Reading →

That’s just pants!!

Isn't it amazing what you see in Sligo? Today I was walking along by the river and saw this wonderful garment!! I'm bemused as to who would wear these but whatever floats your boat. I posted this on Facebook and got a lot of comments including one friend telling me I could make a top... Continue Reading →

There’s Nobody Home

I was out and about during the week and found this old house. There are so many houses and cottages like this all over Ireland, it's a real shame they've just been left when there are so many people homeless. I'd say this was once a cosy home, with the chair beside the range. The... Continue Reading →

Forgotten Melodies

I was exploring during the week and came across this cottage with no doors, no windows and half the roof missing. Curiosity got the better of me so I had a look inside. I found this beauty sitting all alone. It's sad really to think of the tunes it must have played and the people... Continue Reading →

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