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Posts tagged ‘Sligo’


Yeats County, Sligo


The beauty of Sligo inspired much of the poetry of W.B Yeats and the paintings of his brother Jack. Through their words and paintings, Sligo’s verdant rolling hills, sweeping beaches, myriad of lakes and romantic forests have been immortalised.

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The Distant Call Of Sligo

There’s something special about the August Bank Holiday weekend. Perhaps it’s the knowledge there are but a few weeks left before Back To School signs mark the end of summer.

This week I have been peering up at the sky every five minutes awaiting evidence of the prophesied heat wave. Alas, the sky remains stubbornly cloudy and I appear to have a crick in my neck.
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