Tagged: Sligo

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I have nothing to say, but on account of not blogging yesterday I sorta feel like I should just stick something down here today. I miss Anne, but no doubt she if off settling into NY and far too busy to...

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Just bypass the logic and ring Joe Duffy.

Sometimes this www-land[1] just comes up with the goods. Look at this book: Isn’t that the best title ever? Not so much the main title which is Myth, Symbol and Meaning in Mary Poppins but the subtitle The governess as provocateur....

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

It’s good to be back Lloyd

You know what the worst thing about having four days off in a row is? Yup, that’s right, it is the coming back to work. Having that Sunday evening feeling on a Tues. But, on the other hand, I do only...

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Land of Heart’s Desire

Oh internet, you are so wise, and so varied. Webland holds so many treasures and wonders. And thanks to Damien we’ve found this fantastic collection of clips all about Sligo, bet Sligo Tourism are happy.

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

Je suis un génie, pas un ingénieur

Hola peoples, how was everyone’s christmas, I’m just back up in Dublin from Sligeach, had a very nice time, we even had snow so we did. Not on christmas day itself, but yesterday. I’ll stick a few photos on flickr later...

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

The host is riding from Knocknarea

So I mentioned that I got my rat when I was back home in Sligo, and said I might post a pic. So ta-da: meet Terry. And while I’m at it, here are two photos I took on the phone while...

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Anyone got a couple of quid to spare?

News from the Sligo Champion (free ref req’d), is that the Hawkswell theatre may not survive past this year. The Arts Council have cut funding, and it doesn’t look like the management have enough to keep theatre operating “The situation is...

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

Sligo blocade

“A blockade by farmers of one of Sligo’s most scenic beauty spots has been threatened by North Sligo farmer, Andy McSharry in what would be a dramatic escalation of the dispute between hillwalkers and landowners in the county.” as reported in...

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No Bertie for Sligo

Looks like Bertie aint welcome in Sligo, by Irish the students at least: “As Mr. Ahern arrived at the IT, the students, congregated outside the main entrance and foyer, turned their backs as he entered.” (have to register to view article...