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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  • SHANE FILAN IS "DOING IT FOR DONAL"! 6 hours ago SHANE’S HOMECOMING GIG TO HELP LOCAL BOY WITH RARE CHILDREN’S CANCER Knocknarea Area, Sligo – 5th December 2014 Shane Filan and his band will be performing their final gig for their highly successful current “You & Me” tour back in Shane’s home town, for a local boy, Donal Parsons, who...
  • Seasons End 2 days ago Well the clocks have gone back and the dark evenings are here and I’m feeling a bit ‘meh’. I’m sure it will pass in time because I miss my usual cheerful self. On the positive side I haven’t had to change the clock back in my car because I didn’t put it forward in the […]
  • Sligo Live 2014 3 days ago Sligo Live has just taken place. It’s been a great few days with plenty of music in various venues throughout the town. I got to see Claudia Schwab & Marti Taern at The Model. I also saw Tom Terrell at The Model, who proved to be very popular. The thing I like about Sligo Live […]
  • Pet Portraits - and more 1 week ago If you are looking for a special gift how about booking me to take a ‘pet portrait’. I will come to your home or meet you at a scenic location and take some special photos of your pet. I will email you small sizes of the images and you can either get a print of […]
  • Harvest Home at Lissadell House 1 week ago I was invited along to Lissadell House for the Harvest Home for the North West event yesterday. I had to hand out prizes for the adult art competition, I'm delighted I didn't have to judge it as the standard was so high. There was a bit of a scary moment when I arrived at the house and Gilbert (the...

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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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