The Model Reopens

The Model, Sligo is set to reopen on Thursday 23rd of July and I was delighted to be asked along today for a preview of the exhibitions and to find out more about the plans for opening in our new normal. Emer McGarry, the director of The Model, gave us a guided tour of the... Continue Reading →

Boyle Arts Festival 2018

Myself and my friend took a day trip to Boyle today to check out the Arts Festival. There are so many fantastic events taking place and it's well worth a visit. We only checked out the exhibitions but there are also concerts, readings, workshops and more which you can find out all about here. I've... Continue Reading →

The Dream??

This week someone asked me what my dream was. That's a difficult question and one I hadn't really thought about. In many ways I'm living the dream, I have a beautiful house, a wonderful family including the dogs, food on the table and I'm fairly healthy. The only downside is financial. It's quite a struggle... Continue Reading →

January Highlights in Sligo

The days are dull, the nights are long, I think we could all do with something to look forward to so here are some suggestions. Sligo parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9:30am at Doorly Park. This is free and you are encouraged to run at your own pace. Sligo Global Kitchen returns to The... Continue Reading →

Free things to see and do in Sligo

I was inspired by Una's fabulous post about free things to see and do in Dublin so I've decided to do a Sligo based version. As the saying goes the best things in life are free (apart from cake!) I'm writing this for visitors who might arrive into Sligo town without their own transport so everything... Continue Reading →

The Old Deanery, Killala, Co. Mayo

On my journey to Erris last week I stopped off at Killala along the way to meet up with Liz and Tony who run The Old Deanery Holiday Cottages. The cottages are located overlooking picturesque Killala Bay at the front and the majestic 12th century Round Tower at the back. Killala is pretty little village... Continue Reading →

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