My bucket list

I woke up at some ungodly hour during the week and ideas of a bucket list popped into my head. Most of these I've wanted to do for a while and hopefully I'll get to do at least some of them. Oh and if you are like my friend Heidi and think I'm about to... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Horsing around in Collooney

Yesterday Lucy and I went to Markree Riding Stables in Collooney, Co. Sligo. It's only about ten minutes down the road from us and it's set on the grounds of Markree Castle (which has recently be sold - but that's another story). We were welcomed by Caroline, who owns the stables along with her husband... Continue Reading →

Meandering along the Moy

Yesterday I headed to Ballina, Co. Mayo to go kayaking with David from Paddle and Pedal. To be honest I was a bit apprehensive as the first time I went kayaking I was rubbish - also as you know if you are a regular reader I'm not very coordinated at all. So I did warn... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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