14 Henrietta Street

I’m a bit of a history geek I’ve recently discovered so when I heard about 14 Henrietta Street in Dublin I had to pay a visit. This is a museum with a difference, it’s set in a Georgian Townhouse in Dublin’s Northside. The house dates back to the late 1700’s and is one of a […]

Hennigan’s Heritage Centre

Sometimes you visit a place that is a hidden gem, and a very special place. This is how I felt when I visited Hennigan’s Heritage Centre in Swinford. I mentioned on Twitter that I was going to visit Foxford Woollen Mills (blog post to follow) and the good people from Beezneez Theatre Company suggested Hennigan’s. […]

Glasnevin Cemetery

This week we had a day trip to Dublin. Lucy and Jono wanted to look around the shops and as I’m not a shopper it was the perfect opportunity for me to go off exploring. The Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum has been on my ‘to do’ list for years so it was great to finally […]

Strokestown Park

This week I had one of the best visits I’ve had in a while.  It’s taken me days to go through the photos because I took so many and also because it’s such a big place.  I headed to Strokestown Park in Roscommon and got to meet John O’Driscoll the director of the park, he’s […]

The Ulster American Folk Park

On Saturday I took Jono to the Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh, Co. Tyrone. It’s about a two-hour drive from here but it’s a lovely place and it’s years since we’ve been there. You start the tour in the visitor centre which also houses a cafe, a shop and exhibitions. At the moment there […]