Wild Atlantic Wayfarer

Flying over Sligo

As I've had some quiet time over Christmas I finally got to edit the photos I'd taken back in June. I went on a flight over Sligo as part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project. It's so amazing seeing Sligo from the air, it's a stunning place anyway but it's really something else looking down… Continue reading Flying over Sligo

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Sligo Stories

The Hawk's Well Sligo Stories project has had a really enthusiastic response from the public to their call out for cuairteoiri - volunteers who will interview and record those who have stories to tell about Sligo in the early 1900s. The training event in October was a lively and informative afternoon with their visiting guest speaker, Carmel O'Dea… Continue reading Sligo Stories

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County Sligo Youth Theatre

The County Sligo Youth Theatre are performing 'The Shadow of a Gunman' by Sean O'Casey tomorrow, Friday and Saturday at the Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo. A poignantly comic and ultimately tragic play, set in the tenements of Dublin during the Irish War of Independence. The residents of an overcrowded slum house show wry wit and… Continue reading County Sligo Youth Theatre

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The Mersey Beatles

On Tuesday we went to the Hawkswell Theatre in Sligo to see The Mersey Beatles. They were amazing. I can't praise them highly enough. They played for over 2 and a half hours and belted out so many hits from The Beatles. We were singing along to them all. John really did look like John.… Continue reading The Mersey Beatles

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Hazelwood, Rocket-dog and The Beatles

A bit of an all kinds of everything blog. Firstly I took Rocket-dog to Hazelwood today, hence the photos. It was a lovely day. I love the leaves changing colour. Rocket-dog seemed to enjoy himself, he's been asleep most of the afternoon but he did find time to start his own blog. Who knows they… Continue reading Hazelwood, Rocket-dog and The Beatles