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Diamond Hill Trail, Connemara National Park

Had a lovely weekend in Cong Co. Mayo, Mayo is such a beautiful county and one that I enjoy spending time in. We stayed at the lovely Ashford Lodge with spectacular views of Lough Corrib. We took a cruise on Lough Corrib on the first morning, the lake was near flat and the sun made […]

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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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The Chimneys are finished

Taking on any project in a house can be daunting, taking on chimney’s that are taller than you with five chimney’s in each breast big enough that you can get into one of them is quite a task.  I used to think that Mary Poppin’s was a bit farfetched with the chimney sweep in the […]

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Sliabh An Iarainn Walking Festival, Drumshanbo

Headed out yesterday to Sliabh An Iarainn to do one of the walking trails included in the Walking Festival in Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim .  Patrick was part of the group who put up all the way markers some years ago and as we were walking he recalled falling into a bog hole up to his shoulders!!!! […]

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Quilting Weekend

Quilting Weekend 4th – 6th April Quilting is a wonderful pastime and there is no better way to spend a weekend than coming together with like minded people, exchanging information, and making new life long friends.  The first quilting weekend was a great success and the second one is fast approaching, if you have any […]

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