Ten Great Short Mayo Walks, Part One

I want to share with you 10 beautiful, but short, Mayo walks. These are places to go for a short, easy stroll and admire the surroundings. Bring the kids. I’ve chosen 10 places that you can easily reach in your car or, preferably, on your bike. No need for...

Mountain Scenery

A short post to share some pictures I’ve recently taken out hillwalking here in Mayo. The weather has been incredible these past few weeks, with very little rain and nice bright, crisp blue-sky days in the hills. Great weather for hiking Mayo’s hills and...

World Wetlands Day 2012

Thursday, February 2nd is World Wetlands Day. World Wetlands Day is about appreciating the vital role wetlands play in our ecosystems and protecting them. Here in Mayo, we are blessed with many wetland areas, from our blanket bogs, dotted with small lakes and...

Greenway is a Winner at EU’s EDEN 2011.

Last autumn, I wrote a post about the EU’s EDEN project, or European Destinations of ExcelleNce. Do please take a look back at my post of August 2010 here, regarding this EU initiative to support sustainable tourism destinations. The 2011 EDEN Award focuses on...