Going Underground in Rathcroghan

I love the exploring and I've been to Rathcroghan Visitor Centre many times but I've never been to Oweynagat (Cave of the Cats) before. This has been described as Ireland’s “Gate to Hell” and the entrance to the Otherworld. It's also said to be the location where Halloween or Samhain originated from. Samhain was the... Continue Reading →

Halloween Weekend in Northern Ireland

It's been a busy, but really enjoyable weekend spent mainly in Northern Ireland. Sunday was spent in Derry for the 'Out of this World' Halloween event. One day I will spend a night there because I always miss the parade due to bus times. I'm still kicking myself that I was invited by Discover Northern Ireland to... Continue Reading →

Spooky Easkey

The folks of Easkey have been busy this week with their Annual Scarecrow Festival. It's really worth a visit, their is so much work that goes into the scarecrows and of course Easkey is a beautiful place to visit anyway...do check out the coast road and Easkey Castle too. Willy Wonka was in pride of... Continue Reading →

Halloween Happenings in Sligo

Halloween, which actually originated in Ireland (more about that later in another blog), also coincides with the mid-term break here in Ireland so I've decided to blog about some things of interest happening in Sligo. Firstly and not just not for Halloween. Go on a drive of the Sligo section of the  Wild Atlantic Way.... Continue Reading →

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