Sunshine and seasides

It's been a fantastic few days here in Ireland. It's just the most beautiful place in the world when the sun is shining. In the last week we've been to four beaches in Co. Sligo and there were still so many more we could have visited. Sligo is right on the Wild Atlantic Way so... Continue Reading →

Blue Monday along the Wild Atlantic Way

So today was Blue Monday. Apparently the most depressing day of the year, not for me though. Michael from Nature Learn had posted recently about sea creatures -  By-the-wind Sailor (Velella velella) - so I went searching. The first stop was Kellystown near Ransboro, Strandhill (photo at the top of the post).  It's the first... Continue Reading →

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!

Yesterday afternoon we were all sitting around the house. I was contemplating tackling the washing mountain, when Andy suggested we go to the beach. Tough call - the washing mountain or the seaside? The seaside won! We headed to Strandhill which is about a 15 minute drive from home. We are so lucky because we... Continue Reading →

The Enniscrone Eagle has Landed!

It's been the most exciting few days in Sligo all thanks to the 'big yoke' and David McGowan with his Quirky Glamping Village idea. I was in Enniscrone last night to have a quick look and soak up the atmosphere and myself and my friend Fiona went back early this morning. It had been hoped 'the... Continue Reading →

Flying over Sligo

As I've had some quiet time over Christmas I finally got to edit the photos I'd taken back in June. I went on a flight over Sligo as part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project. It's so amazing seeing Sligo from the air, it's a stunning place anyway but it's really something else looking down... Continue Reading →

Into the sea

The most exciting thing I've done as part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project is coasteering, for those who don't know it's jumping from rocks into the sea, climbing back out again, playing in the waves and having a wonderful time in the sea! It was the one thing I said I would never do... Continue Reading →

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