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 […]

Things to do in Sligo Halloween 2017

There is a lot going on in Sligo in the run up to the Halloween season so perhaps if you’ve never visited Sligo now would be the ideal time to plan a break along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Things to do in Sligo – October 2017

The leaves are falling and Sligo is looking beautiful as always. If you are looking for a break along the Wild Atlantic Way look no further. There is so much happening this month in Sligo and here are some highlights.

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 […]

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.

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.