The Best Hair Salons | Sligo

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Hi everyone! I hope you’re all having a relaxing weekend. This is an index that I’ve wanted to compile for ages in response to the volume of emails I get looking for my salon recommendations. I get messages from regular readers as well as people planning a visit to Sligo for graduations, weddings and hen parties. The most common inquiries […]

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Faith Hairdressing Sligo

Faith Hairdressing | modaFix

Hey ladies! Ahead of the weekend I have a brand new salon recommendation for you. It’s the very latest addition to the hair scene in Sligo. It’s called Faith Hairdressing at it’s located at the very top of Larkhill Road, at the roundabout (formerly Eamonn Meats). It’s pretty ideal for parking and it’s just outside Sligo […]

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Cake Consultation | The Cake Lady

This Saturday morning was one with a difference. I was invited to the beautiful home of Sarah Healy, aka The Cake Lady to sample a selection of wedding cakes. Her home is at Lissadell in Sligo and she has a room full of wedding and birthday cakes, awards and thank you cards from couples. We had 6 samples: fruit, […]

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Spanish Orals | Educandi

Many of you may be familiar with modaFix blog from a fashion and lifestyle point of view – where I share experiences, musings and reviews from time to time. However, another passion of mine has always been languages. ‘Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way […]

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Nails By Andrea

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Hey! I hope you’re having a lovely weekend. The past couple of months I’ve started going to a new nail technician and she’s really excellent so I just wanted to share a recommendation. I’ve had so many people compliment her work and I always refer them to her. Her name is Andrea and she’s new […]

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Markree Castle | Re-Opening

Markree Castle | modaFix

Hey everyone! I hope you’re having a lovely weekend and making the most of the sunshine. Yesterday, we popped in to The Northwest Wedding Expo for a browse and made a beeline for the Markree Castle stall. We don’t have a venue booked yet and if we’re getting married in Sligo, Markree Castle is the one […]

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5 Things To Try | January 2017


If you’re looking for a good book to read, a new series on Netflix to check out or a fun class to spice up your exercise regime, this is the blog for you. Here’s what to expect from my column in Sligo Now Magazine this month. In this issue I’m sharing 5 tried and tested […]

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Twice Shy | Marriage

Happy New Year! As you may have seen on Facebook and Instagram last month, Julian asked me to marry him and I said ‘I will.’ It was the week before Christmas on a sunny Sunday by the sea. Firstly, thank you all so much for your kindness and warm wishes. I tried to get back to […]

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Christmas Gift Guide | Shop Local

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For all the last minute shoppers out there! This gift guide was published in Sligo Now Magazine at the start of this month, but I decided to post it on my blog for anyone who needs some last minute gift ideas and wants to source their gifts locally. Everything listed is either available at our independent boutiques […]

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