Amazing Achill

I haven't been to Achill Island in years and the last time I went my hard drive crashed soon after and I lost my photos, my fault as I should have backed them up. I was long overdue a visit back so I headed off bright and early. The light was just as I like... Continue Reading →

Sheep, Solitude, Sligo

I get itchy feet a lot, as you may have noticed. We live in the shadow of the Ox Mountain range so going right off the beaten track is very easy to do. Sometimes all I want is to be by myself in the middle of nowhere. When I say by myself I mean me... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Sheep Water Rafting at Temple House

  Well today was very exciting.┬áThe lovely people at Temple House contacted me today and asked if I'd like a boat trip with a difference! I've seen on various occasions that they move their sheep across to an island for the summer and I've always wanted to go along for the trip. Today I got... Continue Reading →

A Trip around Tubbercurry

Last weekend I went for a little explore and ended up in Tubbercurry. First stop was the old railway line, it's now fenced off so I couldn't get to walk along it but I managed to get this pic above through the fence. It would be great to see it open again and the Sligo... Continue Reading →

Glen Keen Farm, Co. Mayo

On my recent visit to Mayo I paid a visit to Glen Keen Farm in Louisburgh. The farm is located on the Leenane road (R335) and was a welcome place to stop and stretch my legs after a long drive from Belmullet (I took the scenic route, which took about 3 hours!) The farm is... Continue Reading →

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