Benbulben and the Bluebells

If you are looking for a beautiful walk in Sligo, check out the Gortarowey Forest Walk. It's a short drive out of Sligo town on the N15 heading to Donegal. You'll see a right turn at a thatched cottage after the Yeats Tavern (it's signposted). There's been a lot of work done there recently on... Continue Reading →

Benbulben Sunset Hike

Sometimes a very special event takes place. One that is so much more than you thought it would be. The Benbulben Mountain Hike was one of those experiences. I'm writing this at 3am, as you do, because the enormity of the night is still sinking in. I was very anxious going along, not because of... Continue Reading →

Sligo Sunsets

We've had a lovely few days here in Sligo, it certainly made a change from all the rain we had when we were in Manchester. I've wanted to get a photo of Benbulben with a sunset for years and I managed to get this photo last night. This was Knocknarea last night. We are so... Continue Reading →

Alice in Wonderland for a day

Well today was interesting, I was told on twitter about some rabbits up at the Benbulben mountain walk so I went up to see what was going on.  When I got there I saw this little guy so I phoned Sligo Animal Rescue and they said they rescued two of them there yesterday but didn't... Continue Reading →

Green Fort

I had a lovely morning at Green Fort as part of the Open Doors series of tours of 'hidden' Sligo.  It's a wonderful place with stunning views..very much hidden as I hadn't heard about it before. There was a great turn out for the talk and tour. Fiona Gallagher who wrote 'The Streets of Sligo' gave... Continue Reading →


My photo of Benbulben from Saturday made it onto 3e's weather forecast this evening! Thanks so much to Deric Hartigan for choosing it as pic of the day.

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