Green-Door Festival

This weekend sees an amazing event taking place. If you’ve ever wanted to know about¬†sustainable features and ways of living, many self-builds, renovations and extensions, will be open to the public. This is part of the Green-Door Festival and takes place in Counties Leitrim and Sligo.

Inside Hazelwood House

For many years I’ve wanted to have a look inside Hazelwood House, Sligo. It’s such a beautiful house on the outside (if you don’t look behind it at the awful factory). It was a crying shame that it was sitting empty for so long and I’ve always thought it would be such a wonderful boost […]

The Clarion Hotel, Sligo

I recently stayed in The Clarion Hotel, Sligo (now The Clayton Hotel, as of December 2016) and I have to say it’s a really lovely place. What I liked a lot about the hotel is how close it is to all the local amenities.¬† It’s handy for Sligo town, it takes about 10-15 minutes to […]

Sligo Abbey Lumiere

Sligo Abbey is lit up this week for Heritage Week.¬† I think it looks beautiful. Luckily I had the Canon 100D with me, I think it’s done a brilliant job on these. The rest of my photos are here.

Creevylea Abbey

On my way dropping off and picking up people yesterday (mums taxi). I had a brief stop at Creevylea Abbey, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. The weather wasn’t the best so the sky was a bit dull. These photos are all just taken on the phone….lazy photography again. It was lovely to see the tulips blooming on […]

Behind Closed Doors

Today was a really interesting and exciting day for me. Open Door Sligo – Connecting People, Place & Heritage in Sligo. They arrange for members of the public to see behind some of the most interesting buildings in Sligo. Today was the Masonic Lodge. Now I must confess that I’ve always wondered about this building […]