Sligo Christmas Fayre – Sunday

It was the final day of the Christmas Fayre in Sligo today so I went along for another look. It was great to see so many people in the town and there was a brilliant atmosphere. I'd love to see more markets like this in Stephen's Street, it brings a great buzz to the town.... Continue Reading →

Lily and Lolly Craftfest

This year the Yeats Day event includes the launch of a 10-day rescheduled and re-branded Craftfest Northwest festival honouring WB's sisters Susan and Elizabeth - affectionately named Lily and Lolly by her siblings. Susan (Lily) was a keen embroiderist. ¬†Elizabeth (Lolly) trained under the renowned artist and textile designer William Morris in London. She was... Continue Reading →

Sligo Saturday

Yesterday was a lovely day in Sligo. The shopping centres came to life with the sounds of choirs taking part in the Sligo International Choral Festival. As if that wasn't enough there were also lots of activities taking place as part of Craftfest Northwest. It was great to see the artists at work. We have... Continue Reading →

The Village Food Fare

I briefly did a blog about The Village Food Fare last week. I didn't take many photo's so I went back again today to take some and to buy some goodies. This lovely shop is in Collooney, Sligo just off the N4 roundabout. It really has something for everyone and the produce is top quality.... Continue Reading →

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