The Oldest Shop in Ireland

We have some amazing shops in Ireland; family run, independent, treasure troves of shops, but did you know the oldest shop in Ireland is in County Mayo? Jeremiah Higgins is in the heart of Claremorris. Take a step back in time as you walk through the white cast iron gate and bright red door. The... Continue Reading →

Focus on Foxford

Back when we had sun, which seems like so long ago now as I'm sitting listening to the rain belting off the window, I took a trip to Foxford in Co. Mayo. Aclare Village I drove along the rural roads from home and discovered there is a High Road and a Low Road in Sligo... Continue Reading →

A day trip to Mayo

With this year being anything but normal there have been no trips planned. I don't mind and it's a great opportunity to explore places in Ireland. I heard about The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, which opened on Monday in Ballycastle, so I decided to pay a visit. Jono came along with me for the spin and... Continue Reading →

A Spa with a View

I love going to spas, in a hectic world it's lovely just to take time out and relax. I was thrilled when Laurence gave me a voucher for The Ice House in Ballina, Co. Mayo. I was over in Ballina today to record my radio show on BCRFM so I booked a seaweed bath at... Continue Reading →

Laurel Cottage, Mayo

When I was at the Slow Food Mayo event I met a lovely lady called Brenda. As we were both there on our own we got chatting and Brenda told me all about her lovely cottage and invited me to call over. Laurel Cottage is in beautiful County Mayo. Although it's very close to Ireland... Continue Reading →

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