Inside Hazelwood House

For many years I've wanted to have a look inside Hazelwood House, Sligo. It's such a beautiful house on the outside (if you don't look behind it at the awful factory). It was a crying shame that it was sitting empty for so long and I've always thought it would be such a wonderful boost... Continue Reading →

The Convent

A couple of weeks ago I posted a blog called 'If these walls could talk'.  This blog is an update.  Myself and Sarah from Derelict Nation went back to have another look. It was a convent at one time and in more recent years a nursing home, it's called Lough Glynn in Co. Roscommon. I... Continue Reading →

If these walls could talk

I was out exploring with Sarah from Derelict Nation.  This beautiful building was once a convent and in more recent years a nursing home.  There is a follow up blog post here. There were a lot of things I wanted to say but I'm aware that people who may have stayed here or family members... Continue Reading →


Today's letter in the Blogging from A to Z challenge is F. So my F is fields. Living in Sligo, Ireland we are surrounded by them and you never know what you'll find in them. Yes there are the usually farm animals, today though I found a church in the middle of a field. Now... Continue Reading →

There’s Nobody Home

I was out and about during the week and found this old house. There are so many houses and cottages like this all over Ireland, it's a real shame they've just been left when there are so many people homeless. I'd say this was once a cosy home, with the chair beside the range. The... Continue Reading →

Forgotten Melodies

I was exploring during the week and came across this cottage with no doors, no windows and half the roof missing. Curiosity got the better of me so I had a look inside. I found this beauty sitting all alone. It's sad really to think of the tunes it must have played and the people... Continue Reading →

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