The King’s Trail Tour

I have something very special to tell you about, The King's Trail has recently launched in Boyle, Roscommon and it's an absolutely brilliant idea! I went along today and check it out after seeing a video about it. You can see the video and read more details here. Bright and early this morning I made... Continue Reading →

The Croagh Patrick Walking Festival

There's a wonderful event taking place in County Mayo next month. If you want to explore the beautiful rolling landscape of The 61km long Croagh Patrick Heritage Trail, meet fellow walkers and find about more about this beautiful area this is well worth checking out. The Croagh Patrick Heritage trail starts from the town of... Continue Reading →


A brand new app has launched today called StoryTracks. I really love this idea, it's an audio-guide where local people bring their own stories to life and although it's based in Sligo it covers the whole of Ireland. StoryTrack allows users to explore stories on the move as well as create their own StoryTracks as... Continue Reading →

The Dublin Riviera

Jono and I are both fans of trains so when we found out a steam train was running from Dublin to Wicklow we jumped at the chance to go on it. What a fantastic day it was. We got to travel from Dublin Connolly to Greystones on the K2 Class 2-6-0 No 461. The sun shone and... Continue Reading →

Free things to see and do in Sligo

I was inspired by Una's fabulous post about free things to see and do in Dublin so I've decided to do a Sligo based version. As the saying goes the best things in life are free (apart from cake!) I'm writing this for visitors who might arrive into Sligo town without their own transport so everything... Continue Reading →

Sligo Gaol in 1916

Yesterday the Friends of Sligo Gaol organised a seminar about Sligo Gaol and the life of Sligo women in 1916. I am fascinated by Sligo Gaol so I jumped at the chance to get back inside to have another look. I went along in 2013 and took a wealth of photos, sadly the hard drive they... Continue Reading →

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