How to Wrestle a Polar Bear

On the last Saturday before Christmas I escaped the hustle and bustle of all the last-minute shoppers and headed down to the The Factory performance space here in Sligo to hear the great explorer Thaddeus M. Whimsicleese (Bob Kelly) tell us all about his adventures. As I walked through the door I was transported to […]

On Baile’s Strand

Yesterday was a brilliant day in Sligo. The Blue Raincoat Theatre Company performed Yeat’s On Baile’s Strand on Cummeen Strand, Strandhill. It was all very interesting right from the journey over to the play itself. I didn’t realise Cummeen Strand was so close to Coney Island and I have a really bad leg at the […]

It’s never too late to learn

I’ve done a few courses over the last year. The first one was computers, the second a cooking and budgeting course and the third and by far my favourite was drama. It may surprise people but I’m actually very shy in real life – even though sometimes I don’t seem to be and it was […]

County Sligo Youth Theatre

The County Sligo Youth Theatre are performing ‘The Shadow of a Gunman’ by Sean O’Casey tomorrow, Friday and Saturday at the Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo. A poignantly comic and ultimately tragic play, set in the tenements of Dublin during the Irish War of Independence. The residents of an overcrowded slum house show wry wit and […]

Behind the scenes at the Hawk’s Well Theatre

I was delighted to be invited along to the Hawk’s Well Theatre last night to see The Wheelchair on My Face and have a nosey around the place….which as I’m a very nosey person suited me down to the ground 🙂 I didn’t take photo’s of the show. It was very funny though and also […]