Kylemore Abbey and getting lost

I was up bright and early today. I've had it in my head for a while that I wanted to go to Kylemore Abbey, I've never been there so I was intrigued. I also wanted to check out where my Nan was from in Connemara but nothing really ever goes to plan. I left the... Continue Reading →

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Following the sun

I woke up at 5am yesterday morning and I was wide away so off I headed exploring...although this time I did wait until after 6am because I really don't like walking in the dark. I was going to head up Knocknarea but to be honest my legs haven't recovered from the Glencar walk yet so... Continue Reading →

Halloween Happenings in Sligo

Halloween, which actually originated in Ireland (more about that later in another blog), also coincides with the mid-term break here in Ireland so I've decided to blog about some things of interest happening in Sligo. Firstly and not just not for Halloween. Go on a drive of the Sligo section of the ¬†Wild Atlantic Way.... Continue Reading →

It’s not just the leaves falling!

I love this time of year. October in Sligo is usually a magical month, with the misty mornings, sunny days and falling leaves there's nothing quite like it. Unfortunately it's not just the leaves falling! I took Jono swimming today - he does his physio in the pool and afterwards we go to the Jacuzzi.... Continue Reading →

Falling for Autumn

Hello October! I like this month, misty mornings, dewy cobwebs and some much-needed sunshine....well so far anyway. I was enjoying a lovely walk with the boys (dogs) this morning when we crossed over one of the wooden bridges down by the River Walk in Coolaney and I went flying! Wet leaves on a wooden bridge... Continue Reading →

Sailing into Autumn

A very lazy blog post and some even lazier photos. This morning was a lovely misty morning so before I had to be anywhere I got a few pics of the boats on the Garavogue River in Sligo. I couldn't be bothered getting the camera out, even though it was with me - I told... Continue Reading →

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