It was an exciting and successful weekend of competitions, concerts, céilithe and sessions as the Comhaltas 64th Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann was celebrated by an estimated 400,000 throughout Sligo. The biggest event to have ever been hosted in Sligo, organisers estimate that attendance was up 30% on the previous year. Sligo seemed to pulse with... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
If you are a fan of Irish traditional music there is a great show online tonight at 8pm GMT from Ireland West Trad. There will be some fantastic musicians playing and the webcast will also be showcasing Leitrim. So relax in the comfort of your own home and enjoy the sights and sounds of Ireland.
Saturday was St. Patrick's Day and while we don't turn our rivers green we still have a wonderful day. The photo above was taken in the morning. I headed out to walk the dog at 8am, it was worth getting up early to see the frost and fog. The Sligo town parade started at 12... Continue Reading →