Wild Atlantic Tours

When I had my fantastic couple of days in Belmullet, Co. Mayo, I went out with Agatha, who runs Wild Atlantic Tours. Meeting the people along the way has been a huge part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer journey and one I didn't really think about when I embarked on it. They have all been... Continue Reading →

Coronation Street Tour

This is a very overdue blog but better late than never. Last year I went to Manchester for a couple of days and visited the Coronation Street Studio Tour. The tour was meant to finish in October but has proved so popular they've carried it on. The tour is of the old Coronation Street set... Continue Reading →

Donal Skehan – Comes to Sligo

Donal Skehan is a 25 year-old home cook, food-writer and Television presenter who has written three cookbooks.  Donal has presented two 14 part, prime time Irish television cookery programs which have been sold to the UK, France and Brazil. Donal’s ethos on cooking is that all his recipes should be accessible, inspiring and encouraging for... Continue Reading →

Strokestown House

Back to my trip to Strokestown Park.  I had a brilliant guided tour around the house.  Our tour guide was Dara, he was very interesting and told us some great stories about the house and it's occupants.  We also got to see possibly the scariest dolls in the world! It was great to see the... Continue Reading →

Sligo walking tour

Today I went on the walking tour of Sligo.  It runs every weekday morning at 11am starting at the Tourist Office in O'Connell Street, Sligo.  You can join the tour when you wish and leave when you wish. John Ryan took us all around Sligo town and even though I've lived here for 23 years... Continue Reading →

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