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 →

Lovely lunch at The Glasshouse

The Glasshouse Hotel were very kind to send me a voucher for Christmas. I went along with Jono and Lucy for lunch on Friday. It gave me an excuse to put my glad rags on including my lovely RTE red shoes and of course I celebrated my birthday...again! I've lost count of how many times... Continue Reading →

The Irish Tayto Sandwich

The Blind Tiger in Sligo have started serving sandwiches and when I saw there was Tayto sandwich I had to go and sample it. It's made with 'proper' bread, lashings of butter and of course our famous Irish Tayto Crisps. It was delicious and along with my mint aero hot chocolate it was a great... Continue Reading →

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