Blacksmith for an hour

I was delighted when Michael Budd invited me along to his forge to try my hand at being a blacksmith for an hour. The family, were of course horrified, thinking I was going to burn part of my anatomy because I'm quite clumsy, or I used to be. For those of you who don't know... Continue Reading →

The Old Deanery, Killala, Co. Mayo

On my journey to Erris last week I stopped off at Killala along the way to meet up with Liz and Tony who run The Old Deanery Holiday Cottages. The cottages are located overlooking picturesque Killala Bay at the front and the majestic 12th century Round Tower at the back. Killala is pretty little village... Continue Reading →

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