Easter Ideas in Mayo

Following on from the very popular Sligo ideas, I decided to do a Mayo one as well. These are just suggestions of things I’ve done so not a comprehensive list but it might help.

10 ½ things to do in Sligo

With the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann starting this Sunday I thought I’d do a list of things to do for visitors coming to Sligo. I’m not going to mention the Fleadh events because you will all know about those but these are ones that visitors might not know about. All are my personal recommendations and they […]

The Middle Aged Adventurer

Back on a dull, dark day in January I was invited along to the Hawk’s Well Theatre in Sligo to have a chat about possibly having a photography exhibition there. I was thrilled to be asked! The exhibition was to be landscape images of the North West and with the help of my friend Heidi […]

The Thrill of Strandhill

As part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project in partnership with LookWest and the Hawk’s Well Theatre, I’ve been checking out things to do in the North West of Ireland. You can’t come to Sligo without visiting Strandhill, a thriving seaside village just 5 miles from Sligo town. There is a great sense of community […]

Walking on water in Leitrim

Yesterday I visited Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim for the first time ever. I don’t know why as it’s a beautiful place and not far from home. I knew it was going to be a special day when I got out of the car and one of the locals (above) welcomed me! I met up with Lee […]

You Tarzan, Me Not Jane

As part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project with LookWest and the Hawk’s Well Theatre I paid a visit to Zipit Forest Adventures in Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Zipit is a forest adventure company specialising in adventurous trail courses in the treetops. I must admit I was nervous. I’m not great with […]