I’ve decided to do a new feature on the blog about Sligo shops. Now technically Michael Quirke’s shop isn’t just a shop, Michael is a craftsman, artist and gentleman. He makes his wonderful woodcarvings from his shop and I went in to find out more about him. Michael showed me this photo of his father […]
My X is xyloglyphy which means wood carving. We have a wonderful wood-carver in Sligo called Michael Quirke. Not only is he very talented he’s also a great man to talk to about Sligo and all the legends connected to the place. It’s well worth calling in to him if you are in the town.
I called in to see Michael Quirke the woodcarver the other day in his shop in Wine Street, Sligo. He really is a lovely man, he always has time for a chat and has many a tale to tell. Michael used to be a butcher but woodcarving was his love. For years he combined the […]
Climb every mountain, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. Today Jono and I walked up Knocknarea mountain. It was a dry but cloudy day. We’ll have to go up again when it’s clearer so I can get some better photos. Jono did really well as it’s only four months since he had his surgery. Knocknarea is a […]