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Swapping the bright lights for the rural life

I’ve read a few blog posts;  Life in Rural Ireland as a ‘blow-in‘ it stirred up a lot of memories of when we first moved to Ireland. When Andy and I were first married we came to Sligo on holiday for a week and fell in love with the place. It was Andy’s first time to ever […]

The Long Way Home

I was in Tubbercurry on Friday and instead of taking the normal main road home I decided to take a bit of a detour. I headed up towards Lough Easkey – this is one of my favourite places in Sligo. If you haven’t been there yet it’s well worth a visit. Take the road out […]

Coolaney – a Community with Spirit

Back in April I wrote about the village I live in, Coolaney, and how they opened a pop-up cafe in the local community centre. It has been run by the community, for the community. Everyone who works in the cafe is a volunteer, it’s been a great learning curve and so much fun.