Spirit of the Rising

Calry Drama are delighted to present a special dramatic production “Spirit of the Rising” for the centenary celebration of 1916. It will be held in the Arts Space in Hazelwood Estate, on Wednesday 23rd March at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are strictly limited for this one-night-only production. The story highlights the struggle for Irish freedom, encapsulating... Continue Reading →


Magnetism, a major contemporary art exhibition will open to the public today. It's located in the old Snia/Saehan factory that is just behind Hazelwood House. I was luckily enough to go along last night for a preview. It was a bit strange for me as I explored the factory a few years ago with Derelict Nation... Continue Reading →

Inside Hazelwood House

For many years I've wanted to have a look inside Hazelwood House, Sligo. It's such a beautiful house on the outside (if you don't look behind it at the awful factory). It was a crying shame that it was sitting empty for so long and I've always thought it would be such a wonderful boost... Continue Reading →

Ten minutes in Hazelwood

Back to Hazelwood this morning.  I was hoping to get some more bluebell pics but things didn't go as planned and we had a little companion on our walk. At first this was fine and Rocket-dog was quite happy with this other little fella tagging along. Then he tried to get a bit 'friendly'!! Rocket-dog... Continue Reading →

Hazelwood in the rain

I had about twenty minutes to kill today and even though it was pouring with rain I headed to Hazelwood. I'm delighted I did because the bluebells are finally out. The lake was very misty but had a magical feeling about it. I know the feathers above are from the swans but I always think... Continue Reading →

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