Sunday thoughts – Market days

I went to Strandhill People's Market today, I was one of the people who braved the elements. It was just lovely, a welcoming atmosphere, bright and cheery, and so many gorgeous things under one roof. As I drove away it got me thinking. Thinking about the people who put their hearts and souls into the... Continue Reading →

A Day in Rathcormac

Today I went along to Rathcormac, firstly to visit the lovely market there and also to check out the Ridge of Wicker Festival taking place. There was something for all the family with music, dancing, history, crafts and more. Although the festival is an annual event the market runs every Saturday from 10am-3pm. Happily Ever... Continue Reading →

Marvellous Markets

This weekend was a busy one for me. I visited two markets in Sligo. The first one was on Saturday morning at Beltra. As the saying goes: Buy Local. Buy Irish. Buy Well.  When you buy from a local market you are supporting local people and also buying fresh produce and unique art and crafts.... Continue Reading →

Rathcormac Food and Craft Market

Rathcormac is the place to be every Saturday when the wonderful food and craft fair takes place. It's on from 11am-4pm in Branley's Yard, Rathcormac which is just between Sligo town and Drumcliffe. There is a wonderful atmosphere, brilliant stalls, friendly faces, live music, tasty food, the best of everything. It's great to be able... Continue Reading →

Harvest Home at Lissadell House

I was invited along to Lissadell House for the Harvest Home for the North West event yesterday. I had to hand out prizes for the adult art competition, I'm delighted I didn't have to judge it as the standard was so high. There was a bit of a scary moment when I arrived at the house and Gilbert (the car) almost got stuck in the mud! Parking in fields in Ireland on a rainy day don't mix.

The Sligo Easter Flea Market

Today I headed off to the Sligo Easter Flea Market at The Model. The Sligo Flea Market hosts an array of stalls selling all kinds of items, from vintage bric-a-brac, cakes, vintage clothes, records and trinkets. There are all kinds of treasures to be discovered at the Flea Market. There were some gorgeous dresses, shoes... Continue Reading →

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