Three-cornered leek, also know as three-cornered garlic, is quite abundant along the roadside where I live in North Sligo, Ireland. The plant is originally of Mediterranean origin and was brought to Ireland about 300 years ago. It’s an invasive plant that can easily spread and… Read More
Magic roads, doomed love stories and nonchalant sheep! Gleniff Horseshoe valley in Co.Sligo, Ireland is great for a short family cycle or hike!
A strange alien-like creature lurking under the ocean sand that’s fun to hunt and yummy to eat!
Over the course of the next few months we will write about a series of cycle day-trips around Ireland. The lesser known local loops!
Coffee and cycling go hand in hand. For some, cycling to a café for a rewarding caffeine hit is enough of an excuse to hop on your bike, for others cycling the country lanes, garden trowel in hand, looking for a weed to brew is motivation enough!
A great day of celebration and achievement in Dromahair, Co.Leitrim for the opening of the demonstration stretch of the SLNCR greenway. SLNCR stands for Sligo, Leitrim, Northern Counties Railway. The demonstration is an indication of how the proposed cycle-way linking Enniskillen to Collooney in Sligo… Read More
It can be difficult to justify the costs of keeping a car on the road. The spiralling road taxes, fuel prices, road tolls, extortionate insurance prices, servicing and maintenance charges all add up. The argument for the car is the comfort, speed, convenience and ‘status’… Read More
Connemara Loop Map Cycle touring fully loaded and laden down with gear has it’s time and place… heading off with bike, tent and sandwiches in tow, for a light leisurely jaunt should have it’s place too! The West Coast of Ireland is a great destination for… Read More
*In the video; Crowberry rather than juniper. When I was a kid, the mere mention of ‘the bog’ brought out the best in my creative use of excuses. There are many things a 12-year-old would rather do than spend a day turning turf,… Read More
A cup of tea to quench your thirst!