Rosses Point

R is for Rosses Point. It's a lovely seaside resort in Sligo. I could post loads of photos...but I won't bore you. The statue above is very moving it's called 'Waiting on Shore' and depicts the anguish felt by many waiting for their loved ones to return from sea. The Metal Man is one of... Continue Reading →


So today was February 1st. It was very windy this morning so when I dropped the kids off at that courses I headed to Strandhill to see the waves. It certainly blew the cobwebs away. After a short walk I headed in to Shells Cafe for a cuppa and a warm up. As I was... Continue Reading →

Strandhill in January

Today was a lovely mild day in Sligo. It really doesn't feel like January at all! Long may it last. We headed to Strandhill for a walk, a few other people had the same idea. It was great to see Brent Geese flying along, they didn't seem bothered by the surfers or the people. Above... Continue Reading →

Dunmoran Strand

It was so mild today I took Rocket-dog to Dunmoran Strand. It's just off the N59 Sligo-Ballina road. It's lovely and sheltered and always really peaceful. The dog had a whale of a time running along the's not a great shot because he was running so fast! We walked over the bridge at the... Continue Reading →


On Tuesday I was on my way into town when Lucy got a call to say her training centre was shut. As the sun was shining and it was a beautiful day we decided to head to the beach. Strandhill is just out of Sligo town and although it's not safe to swim in the... Continue Reading →


On Sunday Jono and I took the dog to Dunmoran beach. It's one of the nearest beaches to us and it's the quietest. No good for people looking for ice cream shops and cafes though because there is nothing at all like that in Dunmoran. You can see Knocknarea and Ben Bulben Mountains from the... Continue Reading →

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