In the press

Well it’s been an exciting week so far. Not only have I been jumping into the Atlantic again, which is now my favourite hobby – who’d have thought it! My Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project has been featured in the press. Firstly Woman’s Way did a big feature about it and on the same day I […]

Into the sea

The most exciting thing I’ve done as part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project is coasteering, for those who don’t know it’s jumping from rocks into the sea, climbing back out again, playing in the waves and having a wonderful time in the sea! It was the one thing I said I would never do […]

The Middle Aged Adventurer

Back on a dull, dark day in January I was invited along to the Hawk’s Well Theatre in Sligo to have a chat about possibly having a photography exhibition there. I was thrilled to be asked! The exhibition was to be landscape images of the North West and with the help of my friend Heidi […]

Parkes Castle, Co. Leitrim

Parkes Castle is located on the shores of beautiful Lough Gill. It’s a short drive from Sligo town or from Dromahair, Co. Leitrim and is well worth a visit. It’s run by the OPW (Office of Public Works) and is open from April – October. The castle dates back to the 17th century and was […]

Wild Atlantic Tours

When I had my fantastic couple of days in Belmullet, Co. Mayo, I went out with Agatha, who runs Wild Atlantic Tours. Meeting the people along the way has been a huge part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer journey and one I didn’t really think about when I embarked on it. They have all been […]

Horsing around in Collooney

Yesterday Lucy and I went to Markree Riding Stables in Collooney, Co. Sligo. It’s only about ten minutes down the road from us and it’s set on the grounds of Markree Castle (which has recently be sold – but that’s another story). We were welcomed by Caroline, who owns the stables along with her husband […]