Strokestown Park

This week I had one of the best visits I've had in a while.  It's taken me days to go through the photos because I took so many and also because it's such a big place.  I headed to Strokestown Park in Roscommon and got to meet John O'Driscoll the director of the park, he's... Continue Reading →

Florence Court, Enniskillen

A few weeks ago I went to Florence Court in County Fermanagh, it's a beautiful place run by the National Trust. The house itself is 18th century although I didn't go into the house mainly because of the price, it was £4.50 per adult to walk around the gardens and an extra £4.09 to do... Continue Reading →

Blooming Fantastic!

I was delighted during the week when I won tickets for Bloom from Coole Swan on Facebook. I've wanted to go for the last couple of years but never got there. I got the 7am train on Thursday morning thinking I was being sensible being so early as there was a shuttle bus running the... Continue Reading →

The Alpine Garden, Lissadell House

Into the Alpine Garden, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. I took Jono to Lissadell House today, it's been a place we have wanted to visit for a while. It was closed earlier in the year due to problems with rights of way. I believe the problems are still ongoing but the owners have come to an... Continue Reading →

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