water and woods

Milltown Woods, Lurganboy, Leitrim

The River Bonet runs through these woods and it’s just so peaceful walking around there, listening to the water rushing and the birds singing. There are several walkways, some uphill where you see bluebells and some fairly flat so suitable for all levels of fitness. In among the bluebells I saw a white one, it’s […]

A treat for Thursday

Firstly it was a happy day because it was bin day. Seriously I get quite excited about the bin being emptied especially when I forgot to leave it out over Christmas and it’s a month since it’s been emptied! After the excitement of the bins I headed to Manorhamilton to a Vintage Tea and Storytelling […]

Playing with Print

I recently went on a print workshop in Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton. This was a course organised by the Sligo County Council Arts Service as part of their artist panel Art the Artist programme, they hold different workshops during the year open to artists. When I saw this one on offer I jumped at the […]

A Festive Friday in Lovely Leitrim

This afternoon I headed over to the Leitrim Sculpture Centre in Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. There was a lovely Christmas event by Gaelscoil Chluainín taking place and I was also hoping to check out the farmers market.

Drawn to Water

It’s been hard to get motivated so far this year. I was beginning to think the spark had well and truly gone…until today.

Five Glens Arts Festival

Yesterday I went along to Manorhamilton for the Five Glens Art Festival. It was a varied programme of events with something to do for all ages. I thought the Vintage Afternoon Tea sounded delightful so I went along to check it out. It was set in the Castle Cafe which is in the grounds of […]