Carlow “There’s gold in them there hills…”

Carlow “There’s gold in them there hills…”

Carlow – An Ecotourism Destination Waiting to Happen? It’s funny how the world works.. I recently spent a couple of hours chatting with Manchán Magan, travel writer, playwright and generally all round nice guy. I didn’t put two and two together … Continue reading

5 Ideas for Green Tomatoes and a Seasonal Salsa Receipe

5 Ideas for Green Tomatoes and a Seasonal Salsa Receipe

Green tomatoes? Here’s a few ideas that might help them to ripen There’s been a sudden change of temperature over the past couple of weeks with a cool breeze and low night-time temperatures and it somehow seems too soon for … Continue reading

The 4th Taste of Carlow is coming to town, here’s the lowdown.

The 4th Taste of Carlow is coming to town, here’s the lowdown.

Ireland is known for its festivals and Carlow isn’t shy about holding them in its town and surrounding villages. The County is still glowing from the successful 11 day Carlow Garden Festival and with it fresh in mind, are about … Continue reading

Uh-Oh, The ‘Hoods’ Have Arrived

Uh-Oh, The ‘Hoods’ Have Arrived

After all this time you’d have thought we’d have learnt. “We’ll do some research before we get any more animals”.  “Yep, it’s much easier when we know what we’re letting ourselves in for.” That should have been enough don’t you … Continue reading

Fancy visiting a garden this weekend? Here’s a few ideas.

Fancy visiting a garden this weekend? Here’s a few ideas.

I hadn’t planned on posting a blog about Carlow Garden Festival in the midst of it, but with the bank holiday weekend upon us, I wanted to share my experiences while they’re fresh and in the moment in case you’re looking … Continue reading