Sligo Folk Park

I’ve been to Sligo Folk Park several times over the years. The park is in the beautiful village of Riverstown – which is a lovely place to visit in itself. The folk park has had a fantastic makeover recently and it was an absolute pleasure to go back and see the place looking so well. […]

The Irish Workhouse Centre

Warning, you may find this post upsetting. I went along to the Irish Workhouse Centre in Portumna, Co. Galway. As I arrived a bell from a nearby church was tolling, the sky was a dull grey and the wind was blowing the cheerful pink Heritage Week flags around against the stark exterior of the workhouse […]

Hennigan’s Heritage Centre

Sometimes you visit a place that is a hidden gem, and a very special place. This is how I felt when I visited Hennigan’s Heritage Centre in Swinford. I mentioned on Twitter that I was going to visit Foxford Woollen Mills (blog post to follow) and the good people from Beezneez Theatre Company suggested Hennigan’s. […]