Happy National Volunteering Week 2016

This week is National Volunteering Week in Ireland. This year the theme is 'thinking differently about volunteering'. I've volunteered for around 10 years now. I really want to highlight how important volunteering is both for the volunteer and the organisations. To speak from my own experience I’ve volunteered in a few different places and they’ve all been... Continue Reading →

Coffee, Cakes and Community Spirit

Back in February I saw a sign in the local shop asking if anyone was interested in a community cafe. A meeting was arranged and I went along, I was surprised at the amount of people who came along to the meeting and how enthusiastic everyone was. Joe told us his vision of a community... Continue Reading →

Beltra Country Market

This morning I took a trip out to Beltra Country Market. I've been meaning to go for a long time but never actually got there until today. Beltra is located on the N59 just outside Ballisodare. The market is on every Saturday from 10am - 12 noon. The first thing that struck me was the... Continue Reading →

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