Remembering the Armada

Under a gloomy sky were crosses in the sand. These crosses were to commemorate and remember the 1,100 sailors and soldiers who perished following the loss of three great Spanish Armada ships on Streedagh Beach, Sligo, Ireland in September 1588. The Grange and Armada Development Association (GADA) hosted a family day as part of the... Continue Reading →

A Taste of Donegal 2015

Yesterday I went up to 'A Taste of Donegal' which is a food festival taking place in Donegal town this weekend. It's the first time I've ever been there and I really enjoyed my visit and got to try out some new foods. There were also food demos taking place and lots of entertainment for... Continue Reading →

Get Up and Go – Sligo 2014

I was invited along to the inaugural Get Up and Go event in the Clarion Hotel, Sligo on Saturday. It was an early start with registration at 8.30am and a day full of speakers from all walks of life. I have to admit I'm not the best person at sitting down listening for long periods... Continue Reading →

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