Halloween 2022 – Sligo Style

It's been a busy weekend in Sligo for Halloween, with lots of events taking place throughout the county. I managed to get to two Halloween Markets; Achonry Farmers Market and Strandhill People's Market, the community at both are to be commended for the wonderful job they did of transforming the stalls and themselves! It was... Continue Reading →

Getting Creative with Glass

I went on a Stained Glass workshop yesterday and it was brilliant! I love sun catchers and love trying my hand at anything new, so when I saw Creative Heartlands post about an Introduction to Stained Glass, I jumped at the chance. The workshop was held at Rainer Girrman's Crystal Palace in Cootehall, Roscommon. It... Continue Reading →

Breakfast at Hooked, Sligo

I was delighted to be invited along to visit Hooked in Sligo recently. Hooked is one of my favourite places in Sligo town. For me, eating out isn't just about the food (although of course it's important), but it's about the whole experience. I love to see a place with the 'wow' factor, and Hooked... Continue Reading →

The Butterfly Garden in Swinford

There's a very special community initiative that I want to tell you about in Swinford, Co. Mayo. In 2020 a group of bereaved mothers got together and came up with the idea of a baby memorial garden. They fundraised and got support from the local community, and The Butterfly Garden was opened in August 2022.... Continue Reading →

Tobernalt Holy Well, Sligo

I used to write for Sligo Now Magazine and back in 2019 I wrote an article about Tobernault Holy Well. I always find a sense of peace here, and I know so many other people do too. I thought you'd like to read the full article: Just a short drive from Sligo town you will... Continue Reading →

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