Spotlight on Carrick on Shannon

It's time I wrote a bit about Carrick-on-Shannon. Before I worked near there I've been known to drive there just for the cake at Lena's Tea Rooms....yes I am that fond of cake that I will travel for it! Lena's Tea Rooms are an award-winning cafe, located in the scenic town of Carrick-on-Shannon. They have a... Continue Reading →

Insomnia Sligo

Insomnia have grown from a single location in a Galway bookstore in 1997 to an estate of 120+ coffee shops across high street and through partnerships with SPAR and Eurospar in addition to other Irish Retailers such as Eason, Fresh, Meadows & Byrne, An Post, Heatons, Compass Catering, Debenhams and Penneys. In addition the company has 300+ self-service units... Continue Reading →

Glen Keen Farm, Co. Mayo

On my recent visit to Mayo I paid a visit to Glen Keen Farm in Louisburgh. The farm is located on the Leenane road (R335) and was a welcome place to stop and stretch my legs after a long drive from Belmullet (I took the scenic route, which took about 3 hours!) The farm is... Continue Reading →

Glencar teaSHED

I'm delighted that there is a new coffee shop at Glencar waterfall, Co. Leitrim. Many a time I've been to the waterfall,usually when it's raining and I've wanted a place to relax and dry off....plus I'm usually always hungry but I'd have to wait until I got back in to Sligo....not anymore! A big welcome... Continue Reading →

Falling for the sea

After my recent visit to Teapot Lane I had a bit of time to kill so I headed to Mullaghmore. It really is a beautiful drive around by Classiebawn Castle. I got out of the car and decided to walk down to the rocks to see if I could get a better photo of the... Continue Reading →

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