Tag Archives: Co. Leitrim

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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Fenagh Christmas Table Quiz

Every year The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast Leitrim sponsors a table quiz in Fenagh the Saturday after Christmas.  The table quiz is run as a fund raiser for Fenagh Development Company which organizes a number of events in Fenagh, the village lights, and Santa’s arrival, the active age Christmas party and the running of both […]

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Gardening

For the past two weeks at The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfst and Self Catering Leitrim I have been slowly working my way through the garden putting it to bed for the Winter and getting in all the Spring bulbs.  And during that time I have had a great companion, who checks out my work […]

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Sand Sculptures at Dublin Castle

I made an interesting discovery this Summer while spending a day in Dublin with my friend from Wicklow before heading off to the International Quilt Show in Birmingham for the day.  Every year for quite some time sand sculptures are created in the courtyard of Dublin Castle for us all to go and see free […]

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Trim Castle, Co. Meath

I grew up in Trim and am always aw struck by Trim Castle.  I think I am right in saying it is the largest Norman Castle in Ireland build by Hugh de Lacy and his son over a 30 year period.  I spent a lot of time there as a child and when we had […]

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