How to Wrestle a Polar Bear

On the last Saturday before Christmas I escaped the hustle and bustle of all the last-minute shoppers and headed down to the The Factory performance space here in Sligo to hear the great explorer Thaddeus M. Whimsicleese (Bob Kelly) tell us all about his adventures. As I walked through the door I was transported to... Continue Reading →

She carves pumpkins by the seashore

On Wednesday night Lucy and I went along to Shells in Strandhill for their pumpkin carving night. I had no idea what to expect (apart from carving pumpkins!) but it was such an enjoyable night. When we arrived the cafe was all lit up and looked very welcoming. The cafe was decorated with bats, witches,... Continue Reading →

On your bike

Bike Week takes place from June 15th - June 23rd 2013. There are lots of events happening all over the country including Sligo. Family Street Entertainment with a cycling theme will take place on Saturday 15th from 2pm-4pm in O'Connell Street, Sligo. Ladies Pedal to Paddle will take place on Tuesday 18th June, 7 -... Continue Reading →

Sligo Christmas Fayre

This weekend Sligo will hold a wonderful Christmas Fayre. As you can see from the poster there will be loads going on. The full line up of events and times are here.  

Sligo Science Fair 2011

Science Week begins tomorrow all over Ireland. For Sligo the events begin in Sligo IT. It's a brilliant day for the whole family. There are loads of different events including chemistry shows, circus skills and even a mobile planetarium. It's fun and it's free! There will also be displays from the Sligo Model Flying Club,... Continue Reading →

Roll up, Roll up

Roll up, Roll up, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. Today was the launch of the childrens Summer programme at The Model, Sligo. To kick it all off there was a performance by The Barren Carrousel street circus. It involved two funny ladies, they were brilliant, very entertaining. They were also very flexible! I took some photos... Continue Reading →

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