Up to the caves

We’ve had some really lousy weather recently and it has made me very lazy. I’d normally go out for regular walks but the weather put a halt to my gallop, this morning I made myself go out. I had to go to Ballymote anyway (check out the baker truck there on Thursday and Saturday mornings), […]

When We Travel Again – The Erris Edition

A memory came up on Facebook today, it’s five years since I went coasteering in Erris so I’ve decided to bring back some memories for me and take you in a virtual trip at the same time. Erris is a Gaeltacht region in County Mayo, it’s a stunning place to visit. Wild and rural, with […]

When We Travel Again – The Ballymote Edition

Well the Tubbercurry post was very popular, 500 views and counting so here’s the Ballymote version, which also will include Kesh as it’s so close by. Ballymote is another lovely town in South Sligo. It’s home to one of my favourite places in Sligo – Eagles Flying, of course it’s not open at the moment […]

Friday the 13th

It’s an uncertain time. Ireland is in lock down with the schools and colleges closed. This morning it was announced that local mass is also cancelled – and the bingo. We’ve been busy on Sligo Hub making a list of cancellations and people willing to help, it’s at times like this that the kindness of […]

A Spa with a View

I love going to spas, in a hectic world it’s lovely just to take time out and relax. I was thrilled when Laurence gave me a voucher for The Ice House in Ballina, Co. Mayo. I was over in Ballina today to record my radio show on BCRFM so I booked a seaweed bath at […]

Festivals in Ireland 2020

This post has been the most popular one on my blog for the last two years so grab a cuppa and enjoy reading about some of the best festivals of 2020.This is the perfect guide for those who might be thinking of coming to Ireland and timing it with one of these. Firstly a special […]