‘I Met Spike’

If you have been following me on Twitter you will have seen various tweets about trumpets and knickers. I'm sure most people think I had lost the plot but it was all in the name of Spike and now I can tell you more about it. The 'I Met Spike' exhibition came about as a... Continue Reading →

Rathcormac Food and Craft Market

Rathcormac is the place to be every Saturday when the wonderful food and craft fair takes place. It's on from 11am-4pm in Branley's Yard, Rathcormac which is just between Sligo town and Drumcliffe. There is a wonderful atmosphere, brilliant stalls, friendly faces, live music, tasty food, the best of everything. It's great to be able... Continue Reading →

The Second Coming

We took our seats, the lights went down and we saw figures moving across the stage. The lights came up and we saw the dancers. The voice of  Yeats filled the air. “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world” - The Second Coming, W. B. Yeats. The music... Continue Reading →

Sligo Shops – Michael Quirke

I've decided to do a new feature on the blog about Sligo shops. Now technically Michael Quirke's shop isn't just a shop, Michael is a craftsman, artist and gentleman. He makes his wonderful woodcarvings  from his shop and I went in to find out more about him. Michael showed me this photo of his father... Continue Reading →

Culture Night Sligo 2013

Friday September 20th: Programme for Culture Night Sligo 2013 Unveiled Culture Night Sligo sees the region's foremost arts venues collaborate on an evening teeming with rich cultural experiences all of which are free of charge. The Model, Hawk's Well Theatre, The Factory Performance Space and Sligo Youth Theatre together will transform Sligo into a thriving cultural hub... Continue Reading →

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