When I Met Pat Rua Reilly of Belmullet

The Late Pat Rua Reilly of Belmullet It’s ten years now since I interviewed Pat Rua Reilly. Although he passed away in 2008, just days short of his 101st birthday, I still think of him. Pat was born in 1907, to William and Bridget (née O’Donnell) Reilly....

Great Weekend in Mayo

What a weekend’s weather we’ve just had in Mayo. We had a really nice group for our walks this weekend, with everybody in the kind of good mood you’ll get with beautiful weather and surroundings. Take a look at some pictures below. Highlights of the...

A Great Weekend in Mayo

We’ve just had a wonderful weekend’s walking here in Mayo. On Friday, we started off with a large Irish Hare running around the bog at Sheskin and having the decency to go zig zag, rather than in a straight line, so we could have a good long look. The rain...