In the shadow of a giant

Quite a few weeks ago I was up at some daft hour due to insomnia and decided to go off walking. It was a beautiful morning, the sun was beginning to rise and I drove to the Isle of Innisfree. From there I walked from Innisfree to Slish Wood and back again. This is part... Continue Reading →

Save Sup For All

I logged onto Facebook this morning to read the following status from Sup For All: SUPforall regretfully wishes to inform the national and international paddling community and to whom it concerns that we have ceased all SUP and Lake-shore activities at Trawane Bay pending a Sligo Circuit Court Decision due on June 7th 2016. This... Continue Reading →

I will arise and go now

I'm still busy working on my 'Wild Atlantic Wayfarer' photo exhibition. Last week I got to visit the Isle of Innisfree, as made famous by the poet WB Yeats. I've wanted to go for a long time so it was great to finally get the opportunity. I went along with Eddie, who runs Lough Gill... Continue Reading →

It’s a kind of magic

You all know how passionate I am about Sligo. Well I got to see it in a very special way on Tuesday night. Sup for all, Lough Gill Tours and Sligo Kayak Tours organised a moonlight paddle on Lough Gill under the beautiful harvest moon. We arrived at Trawane Bay on the shores of Lough... Continue Reading →

Innisfree

My I is for Innisfree as in the Isle of Innisfree. It's a little Island in the middle of Lough Gill, Sligo, Ireland. I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honeybee,... Continue Reading →

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