Bleeper Bikes have arrived in Sligo

I'm very excited about this idea - so excited that I seem to be telling everyone I meet about it. Basically it's Ireland's first bike sharing scheme, bikes are located around the town, you download the app - scan the code on the bike and cycle away. There are three different options; pay as you... Continue Reading →

Pencils and Pedals

Saturday, although it was a day of rushing and racing, was a really lovely day. Firstly I went to a drawing lesson. Kiera O'Toole, who is a very talented artist, invited me along to try my hand at drawing. To be honest I can just about draw the curtains so I was dubious. Kiera is... Continue Reading →

Cycling on Water

Today Lucy and I went to The Grass Roof Cafe in Rossinver, Co. Leitrim for a wonderful lunch (more about that in another blog). On the way home we took a drive to Glencar Waterfall. On the drive home I saw a man cycling a bike on Glencar Lake....yes you read right he was cycling... Continue Reading →

Electric Escapes

When I was in Belmullet I came back to Sligo via Newport and met up with Paul from Electric Escapes as part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer journey. I'm on the look out for tourist ideas that 'middle-aged adventurers' (like myself) can take part in. Electric Escapes fits the bill perfectly, you can hire an... Continue Reading →

Couch to 16k with Wild Atlantic Ways

As part of the Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project which involves seeking out adventures in and around the North West of Ireland that 'middle-aged adventurers' can take part in and will culminate in a photography ex. I contacted Wild Atlantic Ways to see what they had to offer. I met up with Jarlath and Sean at... Continue Reading →

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