My Favourite Place in Sligo

Imagine yourself in another world, a place filled with myths and legends, mists rolling over mountains, the sun obscured by moving clouds. This place is The Gleniff Horseshoe, Ballintrillick, in the Dartry Mountains, Sligo - and it's spectacular, whatever the weather. I can't describe the feeling I get driving into the valley, towards the imposing... Continue Reading →

Sunday Thoughts

A special Sunday Thoughts as it's St. Stephen's Day, Boxing Day, or St. Stephensessess Day. However you prefer to say it. I remember our first St. Stephen's Day in Ireland in 1991, there was a knock on the door and a group of 'wren boys' were there. There's an interesting article here to tell you... Continue Reading →

Tempo Cafe – Focus on Sligo Food

Tempo Cafe open in Ballisodare last year. After years of interest in healthy eating and nutrition, Noirin Kelly decided to turn her passion for flavoursome, nutritious cooking into a new venture. I've previously called in for takeaway porridge - which is something else by the way. Over the weekend I decided to have breakfast there.... Continue Reading →

Doolough, Co. Mayo

Knocknashee I love heading off on road trips and I love exploring places that I've never been to before. There's also something about autumnal skies that add to the journey. I left home before the sun woke up and took a drive to Louisburgh in County Mayo, as I reached Knocknashee - the hill of... Continue Reading →

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