Halloween Weekend in Northern Ireland

It's been a busy, but really enjoyable weekend spent mainly in Northern Ireland. Sunday was spent in Derry for the 'Out of this World' Halloween event. One day I will spend a night there because I always miss the parade due to bus times. I'm still kicking myself that I was invited by Discover Northern Ireland to... Continue Reading →

Taste Leitrim

Yesterday I was invited to Drumshanbo in County Leitrim for the launch of Taste Leitrim which is a virtual food and drink trail. A few things struck me on the day. Firstly what a great idea the virtual trail is. So much of our lives are lived online this days, I know whenever I go... Continue Reading →

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Sligo

There were celebrations in Johnston Court, Sligo today for the Chinese New Year. It was great to see the tradition lion dances. Unfortunately the animals that were meant to attend couldn't because the weather was so bad. The rest of my photos are here.  

St. Patrick’s Day 2012

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 →

Rose of Tralee 2011

Well I wasn't going to watch it. I refused to watch it but everyone on twitter was going on about it.....so I switched over and it doesn't get any better! For those outside of Ireland, who may not have heard about it (lucky things), I'm talking about the Rose of Tralee. Which is Ireland's version... Continue Reading →

The Thaw

Finally the snow seems to be going. At long last, we now have ice and the lane is still slippy especially as we've had rain on top of the ice and snow. I managed to get out today and took mum to the local supermarket to get a bit of shopping. It's over ten days... Continue Reading →

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