Mother’s Day Lunch in Tra Ban

Today was such a wonderful day. The sun was shining for a start which is always a bonus here in Ireland. It was also Mother's Day so myself and Andy went for lunch to Trá Bán, an award-winning restaurant in Strandhill, Sligo. Siobhan, the restaurant manager, was there to welcome us and we were seated at... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

A feast by the seaside at Tra Ban

On a wild windy night Lucy and I went along to the wonderful hidden gem that is Trá Bán (which means white strand in Irish). Trá Bán is located just above The Strand Bar in scenic Strandhill, Co. Sligo. When we arrived the waves were crashing on the shore and from our table by the... Continue Reading →

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