Threads of the Town | Sligo

Hey folks! I must say I’m loving Lily Lolly Craftfest again this year. We’ve been spoilt for choice with inspiring talks and workshops. Yesterday, we got to meet designer Lynn Costello Erskine of The Pear in Paper at Cáit & I and even got to print our own lino-print card. Last night saw the opening of […]

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Sligo Style | Summer Festival

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Sligo really is an exciting place to be. There always seems to be something going on. Sligo has become a destination for attracting music enthusiasts not only nationwide, but worldwide. The Fleadh Cheoil kicks off this Sunday 9th August and we have Sligo Live to look forward to in October. This weekend we’re enjoying Sligo […]

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Prince Charles in Sligo | The Royal Visit

Prince Charles | modaFix

Wednesday, 20th May 2015 marked the historical visit of Prince Charles of Wales and Camilla to Sligo. Why Sligo? Well, Charles’ great-uncle Lord Mountbatten, with whom he was exceptionally close, lived at Classiebawn Castle in Mullaghmore, Co.Sligo. Lord Mountbatten was murdered in an IRA bomb attack in August 1979. In his touching speech at The […]

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Faoin Aer | The Yellow Door Supper Club

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From time to time I like to share content that isn’t necessarily fashion related with you – my loyal readers. I like to share things of interest, that you too can enjoy and benefit from. I recently attended a special celebration and the set up was so charming. For anyone planning a party or celebration, […]

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The Sweet Beat Café | Sligo

Sweet Beat Café | modaFix

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street; fashion has to with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” (Coco Chanel) It’s true! Fashion isn’t just about wearing stylish clothing, it’s about our lifestyle and how we eat. Fashion is everywhere. Bang on trend and […]

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Conán The Barbarian

Let me tell you about Conán. The last time I felt this compelled to write was to express my love for Strandhill. It seems everywhere we turn lately, someone asks about our Conán and it’s heartwarming to know that you are all behind him, watching him on TV and genuinely delighted for him. Unfortunately we’re […]

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Christmas traditions | West Coast Ireland

Season’s greetings! I hope you’ve had a relaxing break spent with your nearest and dearest. This Christmas I’ve been exceptionally lazy with lots of lounging and couch comatose. I took   a complete break from the blog. We have a few family traditions at home so here’s a window into life in West Coast Ireland. […]

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Christmas Jumper party | Shells Café

On December 10th we had our very first Christmas Jumper Party at Shells Café, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. From day one Jane of Shells has been very supportive of my blog and invited me to host craft classes very early on. I genuinely wouldn’t have had the confidence to do this in the past but after my […]

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The Ultimate Gift Guide | Shop local

The following article featured in the December issue of Sligo Now Magazine.  The essence of this edit is to encourage consumers to shop locally and from independent designers. Here’s how it looked: The festive cheer is upon us. It’s that time of year again, the exchanging of gifts with our nearest and dearest. Check out […]

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HATS off! | Hullabaloo

Hats off to my creative crew at Hullabaloo! This class was very much anticipated both by myself and my fellow creatives. It was a particularly enjoyable night and a flurry of fascinating fascinators was the end result. I love to see the ideas people come up with. Everyone had a completely different, original and unique […]

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