Bookmart Sligo

Sligo is a real gem when it comes to independent shops, the Bookmart is just one of them. I love book shops and this is no exception.

Day trip to Longford

I heard an advert for Iceland in Longford on iRadio a couple of weeks ago. How did I never hear there was an Iceland in Longford?? It’s about an hours drive from here so Lucy and I headed over there today.  Iceland, for those who don’t know, is a freezer food shop. Lucy was looking […]

Shopping sprees and Shellac Nails

I won a fantastic prize on Facebook a couple of months ago. It was a €200 voucher for The Outlet, Sligo and Westend Beauty Clinic of course the minute I found out I’d won it I had Lucy planning what she was going to spend it on! If any of you know me in real […]

Sligo Shops – M. Cosgrove and Son Delicatessen

It’s a while since I’ve done a blog about a Sligo shop. This one is well worth waiting for, in fact if you’ve never been to Sligo it’s worth coming just to visit this wonderful shop. Cosgrove’s is one of Sligo’s oldest shops and was first opened as a restaurant/shop in 1898 by Michael Cosgrove […]

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 […]

Christmas Shopping in Sligo

Firstly Sligo has Christmas lights!!! After a whole lot of ‘will they, won’t they’ the lights are up! I especially like the Rockwood Parade area of the town, I think it looks lovely. I was hoping there’d be free parking somewhere in Sligo for the lead up to Christmas as there has been other years […]