Days out, events

Festivals in Ireland 2018

I don't know about you but this is the time of year that I usually think ahead to planning holidays. If you are planning on coming to Ireland in 2018 there are some fantastic festivals taking place throughout the year that you might want to include in your visit. Thanks so much to the Irish… Continue reading Festivals in Ireland 2018


January Highlights in Sligo

The days are dull, the nights are long, I think we could all do with something to look forward to so here are some suggestions. Sligo parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9:30am at Doorly Park. This is free and you are encouraged to run at your own pace. Sligo Global Kitchen returns to The… Continue reading January Highlights in Sligo


Walks, talks, music and more – The Sligo Festival 2016

The Sligo Festival runs from July 24th until August 6th, 2016. It's a jam-packed festival full of all kinds of everything with events to suit all ages. A lot of the events are free including the outdoor concerts which feature Kieran Quinn, Jerry Fish and The Stunning. Sligo Food Trail is also taking part so… Continue reading Walks, talks, music and more – The Sligo Festival 2016


Carrick Water Music Festival

The 2016 Carrick Water Music Festival has been running for the last few days in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. We went along today to check out the events. In hindsight yesterday would have been a better day to go as there was a music trail running throughout the town with live music in various venues. We did… Continue reading Carrick Water Music Festival


Music Night and Day at Carrick Water Music Festival!

Carrick Water Music Festival will take place in Carrick on Shannon from 13th to 17th July. Boasting 6 nights of live music with the best of Irish acts such as Lisa Hannigan, Zoë Conway & John McIntyre, Donal Dineen, Pádraig McGovern, Leonard Barry & John Tuohy, Mick Hanly & Donal Lunny and The Drawing Room… Continue reading Music Night and Day at Carrick Water Music Festival!

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Davy and Leo in Sligo

A special night of acoustic music is in store for Sligo as two Irish Music Icons, Davy Carton and Leo Moran of The Saw Doctors bring their tour to SIXTH on Teeling in Sligo on Friday April 1st. This promises to be a very special show in an intimate setting. Davy & Leo, have not… Continue reading Davy and Leo in Sligo