water and woods

Milltown Woods, Lurganboy, Leitrim

The River Bonet runs through these woods and it’s just so peaceful walking around there, listening to the water rushing and the birds singing. There are several walkways, some uphill where you see bluebells and some fairly flat so suitable for all levels of fitness. In among the bluebells I saw a white one, it’s […]

Bluebells flowers stairs

O’Rourke’s Table, Leitrim

I was looking for bluebells this week and I saw a post on a friend’s Facebook page of a beautiful stairway surrounded by bluebells. I had to go and see this place for myself. It was the walk to O’Rourke’s Table. Google maps took me to the wrong place, so after ending up halfway up […]

They might be giants

The title is a nod to a band – bonus points if you can name one of their songs (which also happens to be one of my favourites). Anyway I’m off tangent already! Last week I had some time to kill and Claremorris was on my way to Ashford Castle so I went exploring.

Ten Photos of Marvellous Mayo

I love County Mayo, as a tourist destination the team there are really on the ball at showcasing all that the county have to offer. There is something for everyone to do and it’s located on the Wild Atlantic Way so plenty of beautiful beaches to visit. Here are some photos from my visits that […]

There’s nothing to see in North Mayo

Following on from my Sligo post which has had thousands of views I’ve decided to do one about North Mayo. This stunning part of Ireland has also been omitted from the ‘Fill Your Heart With Ireland’ Global campaign by Tourism Ireland. So here I am to show you that there’s nothing to see in North […]

Homeward bound

I’m sitting at the railway station got a ticket for my destination…a little nod to Simon and Garfunkel there. Today I leave Romania. It’s been a very enjoyable and interesting trip and I’m glad I did it. The travelling is something to be reckoned with though. I’m at the station waiting for the train to […]