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.

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.

Sligo still sings

A couple of weeks ago I posted about Sligo Sings, an idea by the Hawk’s Well Theatre to get Sligo singing. I’ve joined the Sligo Volunteer Centre choir…and I’ve already mentioned that I can’t sing but I do try. I’ve since found out I also can’t breathe and ‘sing’ at the same time!!¬†

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]