Spotlight on Carrick on Shannon

It’s time I wrote a bit about Carrick-on-Shannon. Before I worked near there I’ve been known to drive there just for the cake at Lena’s Tea Rooms….yes I am that fond of cake that I will travel for it! Lena’s Tea Rooms are an award-winning cafe, located in the scenic town of Carrick-on-Shannon. They have a […]

Day trip to Connemara

Sometimes the impromptu trips are the best. I had a free day so I headed off to Connemara. My grandparents were born there and I’ve lots of memories of going on holiday and being amazed at how rural it was (compared to where we lived in the UK at the time). I left home without […]

They might be giants

The title is a nod to a band – bonus points if you can name one of their songs (which also happens to be one of my favourites). Anyway I’m off tangent already! Last week I had some time to kill and Claremorris was on my way to Ashford Castle so I went exploring.

Ten Photos of Marvellous Mayo

I love County Mayo, as a tourist destination the team there are really on the ball at showcasing all that the county have to offer. There is something for everyone to do and it’s located on the Wild Atlantic Way so plenty of beautiful beaches to visit. Here are some photos from my visits that […]

Kylemore Abbey and getting lost

I was up bright and early today. I’ve had it in my head for a while that I wanted to go to Kylemore Abbey, I’ve never been there so I was intrigued. I also wanted to check out where my Nan was from in Connemara but nothing really ever goes to plan. I left the […]

Calendars and cows

I put a shout out over on Facebook as to if there’d be any interest in a 2019 calendar of my photos. There was a resounding yes so I’m in the process of taking pre-orders. I usually order them from Northern Ireland due to high costs but I’m delighted to say that this year they […]