Ballina and back

Yesterday I went to Ballina for the day. I had to go to a couple of shops there so I tied it in with a visit to Belleek Woods. It’s a beautiful forest just outside Ballina town and along the banks of the River Moy.

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 […]

Back to Enniscrone

It was a return visit to Enniscrone for me today. There were a couple of other places for me to check out and I jumped at the chance. Enniscrone is a beautiful place and even on a dull day like today it’s well worth a visit. There is a beautiful clean sandy beach which stretches […]

Surfing in Donegal

As part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project I headed to the Surf Capital, Bundoran in Co. Donegal today to pay a visit to Turf and Surf and try surfing for the first time ever. I was a bit worried as I’ve never tried surfing before and having recently got over my fear of the […]

Surfing at Mullaghmore, Sligo

It was a busy day in Mullaghmore, Sligo today. Surfers from all over the world headed there to take on the huge waves. Mullaghmore is a really popular surfing destination and today what with Storm Christine battering parts of Ireland the waves were pretty special. I’m still using the Canon 1100D so all photos are […]

Shells Halloween Surf Session

Today was a brilliant day. Shells Cafe were having a Halloween Fancy Dress Surf Session so I headed along to Strandhill for a look. It was raining when I arrived but cleared up in time for the lads and lassies to take to the sea. Even the Zimmer frame was going surfing!! There was a […]