My Favourite Place in Sligo

Imagine yourself in another world, a place filled with myths and legends, mists rolling over mountains, the sun obscured by moving clouds. This place is The Gleniff Horseshoe, Ballintrillick, in the Dartry Mountains, Sligo - and it's spectacular, whatever the weather. I can't describe the feeling I get driving into the valley, towards the imposing... Continue Reading →

Saturday Thoughts

This would normally be a Sunday thoughts post but in light of almost all of the restrictions being lifted in Ireland from 6am this morning it's a post for today. Before anyone takes the opportunity to have a dig at me, these are my thoughts. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, you may not... Continue Reading →

Moore Hall, County Mayo

If you are looking for a forest walk with a difference this is the place to visit. You can enjoy a 3km looped walk, or you can do what I did and just wander around looking at the beautiful carvings of forest animals. All trails lead to the ruin of the once magnificent Moore Hall.... Continue Reading →

Leitrim Tourism Launches Family Marketing Campaign For Spring/Summer 2022

https://videopress.com/v/zLp0UJld?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata Family holidays are about making memories and time spent together, and for 2022, County Leitrim is renewing its focus on the domestic market for 2022, seeking to attract even more families to explore, experience and enjoy the ‘hidden heartlands’ gem.  The county has benefited from the recent demand for staycations in Ireland as Irish... Continue Reading →

The Winter Windows

If you are looking for a magical experience you need to head to Manorhamilton in Co. Leitrim. Take a walk along Main Street and look in the windows. In two of the former shops, McMorrow's Butchers and TA Goldens, you will see something very special. The windows of TA Goldens contains a magical forest, including... Continue Reading →

Doolough, Co. Mayo

Knocknashee I love heading off on road trips and I love exploring places that I've never been to before. There's also something about autumnal skies that add to the journey. I left home before the sun woke up and took a drive to Louisburgh in County Mayo, as I reached Knocknashee - the hill of... Continue Reading →

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