A Trip around Tubbercurry

Last weekend I went for a little explore and ended up in Tubbercurry. First stop was the old railway line, it's now fenced off so I couldn't get to walk along it but I managed to get this pic above through the fence. It would be great to see it open again and the Sligo... Continue Reading →

Horsing around in Collooney

Yesterday Lucy and I went to Markree Riding Stables in Collooney, Co. Sligo. It's only about ten minutes down the road from us and it's set on the grounds of Markree Castle (which has recently be sold - but that's another story). We were welcomed by Caroline, who owns the stables along with her husband... Continue Reading →

The horse and the house

Just a quick blog post this time. I was driving along to a Tidy Towns meeting the other night and saw this horse - I had to stop and take a photo, I hope you like it.

Showing off Sligo

I got a phone call last week from Leinster House...yes really, how mad is that! To say that Lucinda Creighton, Eddie Hobbs and John Leahy were coming to Sligo and wanted someone to show them some tourist attractions. I'm not political at all but I have been called the 'one woman tourist board' for Sligo... Continue Reading →

Around Achill

Today I went to Achill Island for the first time ever I'm ashamed to say! I was heading to Westport to see my friends exhibition and I realised the Custom House Gallery didn't open until 1pm so I had several hours to kill and decided to explore. I'm going to do a couple of posts... Continue Reading →

Holy Horse

Today's letter is H...I feel like I'm on Sesame Street! 😉 H is for horse. I love horses, I think they are beautiful animals, this one lives up the lane and comes over to say hello twice a day when I walk the dog. The Holy part is for The Holy Well. It's a beautiful... Continue Reading →

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