Things To Do Roscommon

Location County Roscommon, Ireland located in the midwest. It makes up 1 part of 5 counties of the province of Connaught, alongside Sligo, Galway, Leitrim and Mayo. With 3 main towns Roscommon, Boyle and Castlerea. The county is the 11th largest of the 32 at 2548 sq metres, however 27th largest in regards to population.Continue reading “Things To Do Roscommon”

Roscommon Castle, Roscommon, Ireland

Roscommon Castle After recently moving to Roscommon, we thought we should get out and explore. Me and my son set of for wander round the new neighborhood. And what we came across was the ruins of the Roscommon Castle and Loughnaneane Park. As soon as I heard of the castle i wanted to visit. IContinue reading “Roscommon Castle, Roscommon, Ireland”

Lough Key Forest Park, Roscommon, Ireland

Lough Key Forest Park We waited a week but it happened the sun was shining!!! We quickly packed up some essentials and jumped into our car decided to head to the ever popular and known as one of Roscommon’s number one tourist attractions Lough Key Forest Park. A great attraction for a family day outContinue reading “Lough Key Forest Park, Roscommon, Ireland”

Glencar Waterfall, County Leitrim, Ireland

Glencar Waterfall Just 10 mins north of Sligo at lies the beautiful Glencar Waterfall, lough, walk and hike. Although so close to Sligo it it’s actually in county Leitrim. The waterfall itself is a large 50 ft fall, and has a loop walk where you get right up close to the waterfall and come backContinue reading “Glencar Waterfall, County Leitrim, Ireland”

Mote Park Roscommon

Towards the back end of 2020 we had bought a house just outside the town of Roscommon and during these days of limited travel we decided to explore what was available to us on our doorstep. After some advice we were delighted to find Mote Park. Being in such a rural destination we knew thereContinue reading “Mote Park Roscommon”

Staycation Has Been Great

Staycation Staycation what’s this ?? Stay local they say! We are avid travelers who have travelled around the globe, with a list of countries growing well past 20. We love to get out and see different cultures and different ways of life and we really do immerse ourselves in what these cultures have to offer.Continue reading “Staycation Has Been Great”

Killala, County Mayo, Ireland

Location The town of Killala and the Killala Bay situated 15 minutes north of Ballina in County Mayo. Its a very small, peaceful and beautiful spot for a stop off an a quick wander. Steeped in history and a perfect location for fisherman. A Brief History Killala has rich and interesting history which once sawContinue reading “Killala, County Mayo, Ireland”

Lough Rynn Castle, Mohill, Co Leitrim

Lough Rynn Castle A Brief History Lough Rynn lies on the original historic grounds of the medieval estate and castle of Mac Raghnaill family. The Mac Raghnaill castle was situated at the opposite side to where the castle now lies. And below is all that remains of that original castle. In 1883 Robert Bermingham, viscountContinue reading “Lough Rynn Castle, Mohill, Co Leitrim”