This summer I decided to hang about and explore closer to home. Some spots are by now old favourites, but with Milo and lovely walks in mind I found some fabulous new gems to add to my list this Summer.   Hook  lighthouse, Hook peninsula, co wexford Tomnafinnoge Woods, Tinahely, Co Wicklow Gorgeous river walk through ancient woodlands of giant oaks. Ten minutes up the road you have the lovely located Tinahely Village, where you can have a cuppa in the Farm shop cafe or…Continue Reading “Summer in the Lovely sunny south east”

Carlow is such a seriously underrated county, often confused with Cavan or some place in Co. Kilkenny? Once known as the most gentrified county in Ireland, evident in so many beautiful country houses. It really has so much to offer, great location in the Sunny Southeast, a wealth of cultural heritage, lush fertile land, pretty villages. Rediscovering it over the last few years and   introducing it to so many friends (especially the doubting Dubs😉) has been one of my greatest pleasures.…Continue Reading “Follow me up to Carlow”

A big thank you to my wonderfull, kind,considerate friend Mary Crowley for an incredible night. Mary knew that I really wanted to see Fleetwood Mac with my siblings as we never get to spend much time together. The tickets were sold out but while I was in hospital having surgery they announced an extra date. Mary bought us all tickets,what a very special night, such wonderfull memories to cherish. Thank you Mary x                              

  The lovely cousin of my good friend has a little boat in gorgeous Tinnahinch Co. Carlow  (Graiguenamana Co. Kilkenny is just across the bridge). He had offered it to us often as he didn’t use it very much. So when Marianna my Norwegian friend and her son Flemming came to visit we decided it would be a shame not to take advantage. So with Milo in tow off we went on a little Maritime adventure. What a stunning area, great for watersports and walking….Continue Reading “Graiguenamana/tinnahinch”