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Workshops at Moy River

A series of workshops will take place at Moy River in October & November. The workshops are open to all and are ideally suited for our B&B guests. PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS                                      Facilitated by Pat McCarrick Weekend workshop: […]

Sligo – A Land Carved by Ice

About 200,000 years ago glaciers ground their way through southern Sligo on their way to the sea, carving the countryside through which it moved. When the ice receded 10,000 years ago, one of Ireland’s most beautiful and unspoilt areas was revealed, sculpted with valleys and shimmering with lakes. It is also a region rich in […]

Yeats Day

Happy Birthday WB! At Moy River peace comes dropping slow, It doesn’t matter where you go. From your bedroom window you can see The fairy mountain, Knocknashee. Find hazel woods and beeloud glades Lakes hidden in the mountains’ shade. The light of evening, golden brown The wandering waters rushing down Walk quiet lanes and read […]

Genealogy Research

Tracing your roots? Maybe I can help. I have a good local knowledge of family names, places were records are held as well as web-based archives. If you are searching for your family origins in South Sligo or are just wanting to research your ancestry, There are lots of ways and means. The Griffith Valuations […]

Living History

An informal talk on local man, Fr. Denis O’Hara (1850 – 1922), political activist and advocate for the poor. Fr. Denis O’Hara served as a priest in the diocese of Achonry from his ordination in Maynooth in 1873 untill his death in Kiltimagh in 1922. His first appointments after his ordination was as curate in […]

Living History

A group of children from our local school visited to learn how people lived 100 – 150 years ago. The paraffin lamps and the fresh soda bread baked on the open fire, were a big hit! We were delighted to be part of their history project. The children were facinated by many aspects of the cottage […]