Sligo Shops – Chiara Poli – The Italian Wardrobe

The Italian Wardrobe, a high-fashion Italian boutique located on Market Street, Sligo, first opened in 2008 and moved to a bigger premises in 2012. Chiara Poli owns the shop and told us she moved to Ballyshannon 8 years ago from Italy and doesn’t miss it at all. Chiara said people come from all over Ireland […]

Sligo Shops – Rachel Murray Eyecare

This weeks Sligo shop is Rachel Murray Eyecare. It’s an opticians located in Tobergal Lane, Sligo. Rachel is originally from Sligo and studied at Sligo Grammar School, she continued her studies in Manchester and her dream was to return to Sligo and open an Opticians. The dream came true in October 2013 when she opened […]

Sligo Shops – Michael Quirke

I’ve decided to do a new feature on the blog about Sligo shops. Now technically Michael Quirke’s shop isn’t just a shop, Michael is a craftsman, artist and gentleman. He makes his wonderful woodcarvings  from his shop and I went in to find out more about him. Michael showed me this photo of his father […]

Cry Me A River

I was walking down Grafton Street in Dublin and saw this poor person asleep in the doorway of River Island. It’s like two different worlds.

Sligo happenings

Just a few Sligo happenings. The first is what the hell have they done to Cemetery Road! There are white lines all over the place. They haven’t even got rid of the old lines properly, also how a car is meant to fit in between the cycle lane and the middle of the road is […]

Kate’s Kitchen

I have to say Kate’s Kitchen is one of my favourite shops in Sligo. It’s like a treasure trove of goodies and a must for anyone that loves food. They launched their new look and their own Kate’s Kitchen brand today. Best of luck to Kate, Jane and Beth with it. As the logo says […]