Sligo Abbey Reopens

There's great news for those in Sligo, or coming to visit, as Sligo Abbey has reopened to the public. The abbey has been closed to the public for the last two years, so it's wonderful to see them back open again. The abbey is open from the end of March to the end of October.... Continue Reading →

Dracula Day in Sligo

You might be surprised to know that there is a Sligo Dracula connection!  Bram Stoker's mother was born in Sligo town and told a young Bram all about the cholera epidemic which killed so many Sligo people. It's said that the Dracula novel was inspired by these tales. Yesterday saw the first Sligo Dracula Convention take... Continue Reading →

Homeward bound

I'm sitting at the railway station got a ticket for my destination...a little nod to Simon and Garfunkel there. Today I leave Romania. It's been a very enjoyable and interesting trip and I'm glad I did it. The travelling is something to be reckoned with though. I'm at the station waiting for the train to... Continue Reading →

Bank Holiday Happenings in Sligo

There is a lot going on this weekend for the bank holiday...the blog would run into pages if I mentioned everything so I'm going to mention my favourites. First up is the 'Bram Stoker Experience'. So 'Sink your teeth into Sligo' and come and join in the fun. Bram Stoker's mother was from Sligo and... Continue Reading →

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