A Spa with a View

I love going to spas, in a hectic world it’s lovely just to take time out and relax. I was thrilled when Laurence gave me a voucher for The Ice House in Ballina, Co. Mayo. I was over in Ballina today to record my radio show on BCRFM so I booked a seaweed bath at […]

Relaxation in Rosses Point

One of my Christmas presents from Lucy and Jono was a voucher for a seaweed bath at Eros Spa in the Yeats Country Hotel. I love going for a bit of relaxation and things have been pretty hectic recently with one thing and another so I took a day out for myself.

The Thrill of Strandhill

As part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project in partnership with LookWest and the Hawk’s Well Theatre, I’ve been checking out things to do in the North West of Ireland. You can’t come to Sligo without visiting Strandhill, a thriving seaside village just 5 miles from Sligo town. There is a great sense of community […]

Sligo and seaweed

Thanks so much for the kind words about the Sligo-Secrets site. I’m still plodding on with it, it’s going to take me months to get it sorted!! I’ve had great feedback about it all and even got a write-up on St. Angela’s College website.  Life outside the website carries on as normal, taxi driving the […]

Such a perfect day

There was no art class yesterday so I had a rare day of nothing to do. I decided to go off exploring. First I walked up Knocknarea which is a mountain near Strandhill in Sligo. It was a very misty morning but it added to the atmosphere. I said good morning to Queen Maeve who […]

Seaweed baths, Strandhill and Skating

Well the kids had a dental check up this morning. It took us 40 minutes to get to the hospital due to traffic. I wonder what bright spark decided to put three lots of traffic lights together. Then there’s the nightmare of trying to get parked at the hospital. They really should get rid of […]