Tag: Leitrim

94 Things to do in Leitrim

94 Things to do in Leitrim

Tucked away in the north west of Ireland, Leitrim truly is the hidden gem of the country. Whether you’re in the towns of Carrick on Shannon, Ballinamore, Mohill, Drumshanbo or Manorhamilton the unspoilt landscapes, exhilarating experiences, historical haunts and fantastic festivals await visitors of all […]

Beara to Breifne

Beara to Breifne

One of my earliest memories hails from early January 1987 when at the age of five I was standing in the snow outside my home in Leitrim Village waiting for Donnacha O’Dulaing to walk by before joining him for the last few hundred yards to […]

Episode 10: Kathleen O’Connor

Episode 10: Kathleen O’Connor

Six months after her ninth child was born, this week’s guest, Kathleen O’Connor, found herself diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and faced the rest of her life with the disease.

Inspirational Leitrim People

Inspirational Leitrim People

As part of my week curating the @ireland account on Twitter. I featured a list of inspirational Leitrim people who I feel best represent the county. Here’s a little slideshow of the Leitrim natives and some adopted sons and daughters who impress me. Did I […]