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. They have recently moved to a new shop on Bridge Street, next to the Gourmet Parlour - books and cake - sure what more could you want? I... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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