Magnumlady's Blog

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Magnumlady's Blog
I'm Val, happily married to Andy for 22 years, we have two lovely teenagers, Jono and Lucy. We have a lovely Jack Russell dog, who was a rescue dog. We live in Ireland, although I was born in the UK. We've been here for 21 years.
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  • Celebrating in Collooney 1 day ago It was my birthday on Friday and although I hadn’t intended venturing out Lucy and Laurence kindly gave me a voucher for Nook in Collooney. I decided we should all go there for lunch, we also paid a visit to Mill Falls (above) – well worth a visit. If you haven’t been to Nook it … Continue...
  • Taking the first step 3 days ago After a wonderful time in Hamburg my friend anxiety was waiting for me when I returned home to Ireland. I did try to get back to ‘normal’ life, going to a place I usually felt comfortable in but I got a wobble and had to leave almost as soon as I arrived. I tried again … Continue reading...
  • Heavenly Hamburg 1 week ago Myself and Jono are just back from a couple of days in Hamburg, Germany. We were inspired to visit after reading a post on the Journalist on the Run blog. We also realised it was home to *Miniatur Wunderland – the world’s largest model railway, as this is Jono’s other passion we had to go....
  • Coming Home 1 week ago We got home late last night from Germany. We had a wonderful few days and I have a lot of photos to go through and so much to tell you. I’m starting to feel apprehensive about returning to the ‘real world’ next week. The pain in my chest has returned and I’m not sure how … Continue...
  • Hamburg Calling 1 week ago Once again thank you so much for all your support. We’ve arrived in Hamburg safe and sound. I did feel a bit hemmed in on the plane but I listened to music and I was grand. First impressions of Hamburg  – so far I love the place. Although really I’ve only seen the Superbude Hotel/ …...

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Website Reviews » There are 12 reviews on Magnumlady's Blog

Ann Donnelly
19:36 PM September 14, 2014

Magnumlady's blog is the one I most look forward to. Her updates are mostly funny, sometimes having a wee rant, and generally a one-woman guide to Sligo and surrounding counties. I've been introduced to all sorts of places and activities. Oh to have the energy and time to keep up with you Val. You're an amazing lady.

Deb McGrath
20:04 PM September 14, 2014

Love the informative information that is always available on this Blog .

Caroline
20:12 PM September 14, 2014

Lucky you living in beautiful Sligo - I was born in Sligo and now live in York - beautiful also but in a very different way. I love your photos of Sligo - they make me homesick :-)

Maire Nobes
20:27 PM September 14, 2014

Vals blogs are always as wonderful as her images ....

Tina
20:28 PM September 14, 2014

Love magnumlady's Blog. This woman gets round Sligo like no other. Brilliant photo's and reviews of events, restaurants,Community gatherings, festivals, The list is endless. Informative and entertaining blog with exquisite images.

Mary Fraser
21:06 PM September 14, 2014

This is a fabulous blog for both tourists to the area and those who live here. Full of news about events and wonderful local pictures. I grew up here and I still see something new every week. Makes me want to go back.

Deb Dressler
21:15 PM September 14, 2014

Thank you for doing such a great job.

Helen M Dunne
22:23 PM September 14, 2014

I love this blog, its fun with some gorgeous photos , really makes me want to visit Co Sligo. I lovecatching up with it every day, Val always makes me smile

Orl
00:24 AM September 15, 2014

Really interesting blog and her photography skills are amazing

Paul O'Regan
01:24 AM September 15, 2014

Hi Val, follow you on facebook. Ex-Pat meself living in Mayo, which is right up there with Sligo on the beauty stakes :)

LINDA JAMES
08:05 AM September 15, 2014

i too was born in England ...i absolutely love this country and am trying to do my family tree ...your information and photographs..i often share as i feel that you capture the beauty of Sligo and surrounding areas...i have marked a few places i want to visit ,,by looking at your photo's and the information given ..so thank you for opening my eyes to these places i have been living here for 17 yrs

Marie
08:08 AM September 15, 2014

I really enjoy your your blog and photos Val. I follow you on Facebook.

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