A Farm with a Difference in Roscommon

If you are looking for a totally relaxed couple of hours, I have just the place for you. Mountallen Farm isn't your average farm, it's something very special, and a must visit for nature and wildlife lovers. You can enjoy a biodiversity and ecology farm tour in North Roscommon, overlooking Lough Allen and Sliabh an... Continue Reading →

Talking to the animals

  Recently I paid a visit to The Granary in South Sligo. The Granary is gorgeous self-catering accommodation based on a working farm.  It's the perfect place to get away from it all and have a digital detox.   It has three bedrooms and the biggest shower I've ever seen! I also love the milk... Continue Reading →

Nature Inspires

If you read the blog you'll know I've been struggling a bit recently. I've had a few kind invitations to places but it's taking me a while to get the energy to go. Recently I went to one of the places and I ended up in my idea of heaven. It was such a pleasure... Continue Reading →

Glen Keen Farm, Co. Mayo

On my recent visit to Mayo I paid a visit to Glen Keen Farm in Louisburgh. The farm is located on the Leenane road (R335) and was a welcome place to stop and stretch my legs after a long drive from Belmullet (I took the scenic route, which took about 3 hours!) The farm is... Continue Reading →

Animal Magic

I had a wonderful time the other evening on a visit to Farmer John and Farmer Lucy who run Farmyard in your Schoolyard. They provide a wonderful service where they bring the farm to you! The animals are all very tame and used to being handled and petted. If you are looking for a great... Continue Reading →

Woodville Farm

Another day, another farm. This time it was Woodville Farm in Sligo as part of 'Wild Sligo' run by The Sligo Heritage Office. Neil Foulkes from the Hedgelaying association of Ireland gave us a talk about the importance of farmland hedgerows and how to maintain them. A good crowd of people turned up which was... Continue Reading →

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