Tag Archives: Biking Holidays

The Old Rectory – Leitrim

The Old Rectory Country Home Leitrim Anyone who has stayed with us will know we are surrounded by beautiful old trees, I wake every morning to trees and after a storm I open the shutters and take a look out the windows and do a survey around the other windows in the house.  I did […]

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Knocknarea Strandhill, Sligo

This Summer we enjoyed climbing the new path up Knocknarea in Strandhill, Sligo.  We were blessed with a beautiful clear blue sky and both the climb and the views were incredible.  There were a group of us, cousins between 9 and 20 and then the older gang.  A lot of steps no trouble to the […]

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Shannon Blueway Adventure Festival

Not too far from The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast in Leitrim a brand new Adventure Festival will take place in Leitrim Village in May! The Shannon Blueway Adventure Festival is a weekend of activities and entertainment to celebrate the start of the summer season on the Blueway. Paddle your own canoe (or Kayak, SUP, cycle, […]

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Polish Delegation

This past week The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast Leitrim has been busy with a returning  group from Poland staying, this time with a delegation of women from a Leader group who fund food businesses.  A very enthusiastic group with an interpreter and lots of questions about all aspects of Irish life from business, to […]

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St. Mel’s Cathedral Longford

I have been eagerly awaiting the reopening of St. Mel’s Cathedral in Longford and last week I had the opportunity to make a visit.  It was made all the more magical by the fact that the choir was practicing, not with the big organ, but still the sound was beautiful.  I had yet to see […]

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