The Old School

Today the dog woke up bright and early and as it was a bank holiday here in Ireland we headed off for a long walk. We walked up to Cappagh School House which is located in Coolaney, Co. Sligo. The school was built in 1868 and cost £300. I couldn't find an awful lot of... Continue Reading →

This old house

We were out test driving Gilbert (the car) yesterday....long story, don't ask!..but if you have a spare car can you donate it to me please? 😉 Anyway we found this old house, I done what I always vow not to do and left the house without a camera or a phone so I had to... Continue Reading →


I've often wondered what happened to the SSPCA (Sligo Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals). The premises that they used to operate from has been left empty for around 4 years. It's such a shame when you think of the amount of animals abandoned and abused that really need help, yet this place... Continue Reading →

Inishmurray Island

Yesterday I joined joined Wild West Irish Tours for a day. I'm always interested in following them on Facebook and seeing where they have been and what they have seen. They take their visitors to see the 'hidden Ireland', which I always find fascinating. I had never been to Inishmurray so when Michael from Wild... Continue Reading →


I found this place on my travels. The door was missing and there were no 'Keep out' signs. It was a very eerie place. I love looking around abandoned places but I always get a bit freaked out 😉

Back to Ballisodare

Following on from my other blog post about The Mill Apartment, Ballisodare. I went back again today in the company of Sarah, who writes 'Derelict Nation'. We took some more photos and had a look around the place. I really can't begin to describe how I felt looking at the apartments. It really sent shivers... Continue Reading →

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