Celebrating in Collooney

It was my birthday on Friday and although I hadn't intended venturing out Lucy and Laurence kindly gave me a voucher for Nook in Collooney. I decided we should all go there for lunch, we also paid a visit to Mill Falls (above) - well worth a visit. If you haven't been to Nook it... Continue Reading →

Markree Castle

Markree Castle in Collooney, Co. Sligo is a place that is very dear to my heart. I was involved in the Sligo Leader Hidden History project in 2013 where I spent a great deal of time meandering around the grounds and researching the history of the castle. The Corscadden family purchased Markree Castle in 2015... Continue Reading →

Horsing around in Collooney

Yesterday Lucy and I went to Markree Riding Stables in Collooney, Co. Sligo. It's only about ten minutes down the road from us and it's set on the grounds of Markree Castle (which has recently be sold - but that's another story). We were welcomed by Caroline, who owns the stables along with her husband... Continue Reading →

Wedding World

I called into Wedding World  today, what a brilliant idea for a store, it's like having your very own wedding fair without the crowds. Wedding World is Ireland’s largest (open all year) Wedding Exhibition Centre, based in Collooney, Co. Sligo. From cakes to candles, hotels to hairdressers, bands to bouquets, you'll find it all at Wedding... Continue Reading →

Springtime at Markree

A couple of weeks ago I needed a garden with spring flowers as I had an idea going around in my head for a spring photo. I also needed a small child for the photo. Luckily two people came to my rescue; the first was my friend Mandie and her lovely daughter, the second was... Continue Reading →

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