10 Events to Nourish the Winter Soul

Nourishment for me comes in many forms – the spiritual, physical and emotional. Balance arrives with the cultivation of different practices in my daily life – Yoga, meditation, food, music, nature and education. We have a lot happening here in Ireland and it is fantastic to see so many skilled, experienced and talented people sharing …

Yoga Travel: A weekend in Achill Island, Mayo

  Battle for the Lake Festival We spontaneously decided to make a trip to Achill for the Battle For The Lake festival. The line-up was great and I love any excuse or opportunity to check out and support small, Irish festivals in magical parts of this island. It was totally worth the trip. At €50 …

Irish Vegan Festival, Belfast : Food + Companies + Campaigns.

I spontaneously spent a weekend in Belfast last April, straight of the plane from Zanzibar – I made my way here on the bus that goes direct from Dublin airport. I stayed not near University road and it was the perfect location for my weekend of wandering through the Belfast streets to check out the …

Yoga Travel Guide: Sligo, Ireland

Sweet Beat Cafe  Well this place is just a dream! I had been wanting to visit here for quite a while until I finally got the chance during a recent Sligo trip. It is as delicious and picture worthy as their Instagram page depicts. Nestled on the corner of Bridge St. , you can’t miss …

Ireland: 5 Eco + Sustainability Festivals 2018

  Green Earth Organics – Sustainability and Food Festival  Green Earth Organics are one of Galway, and Ireland’s, most well-known organic farms. Delivering veg and fruit boxes to homes around the country and many local businesses. Not only have they been encouraging and making fresh, local and organic produce more accessible to everybody they are …

London Travel: 3 Events to Celebrate Feminism

Suffragette – Outdoor movie screening The Suffragette is a 2015 movie about the suffragette movement in the UK and it is one of the movies being shown as part of the Pop Up Screens UK. Hopefully the rain will stay away but nothing a jacket and a flask of tea can’t fix 🙂 Tickets are …

Yoga Travel: London – 3 Places to Dance at Dawn

1. Secret Sunrise London Right before I came to London for the summer I was looking up ways I could dance outdoors or just dance in general. When I came across Secret Sunrise London, it went straight to the top of my list. As I’ve said before, learning how to dance fully, confidently and without …

Yoga Travel: London – 5 Vegan Festivals + Markets

Seriously, London is just amazing for all things vegan! It really makes travelling as a plant based eater quite easy (especially in comparison to my last travels in Africa!) – and not just easy but delicious, fun and interesting. It is also a chance to meet and learn from some really inspirational people who are …

Yoga Travel Guide: Clare, Ireland.

  County Clare is just beautiful – walking or driving through the Burren; which has an otherworldly sense to it, or experiencing the breathtaking views along the Coastal drive. On a clear, sunny day I feel like I could be back driving along the Mediterranean coast (on a smaller scale, but equally impressive). A short …

Yoga Travel Guide: Tuam, Co.Galway

Yoga  Galway Yoga  Eilis O’Regan was one of my first teachers here in Galway and I can’t recommend her classes enough. Eilis teaches classes in Tuam (as well as in Galway city). Her classes book up quite quickly but do get in touch if you would like to practice with a teacher who has years …

Remembering the women of Tuam – We won’t forget you.

  Annie Donoghue, early 40’s. No burial record. . Mary Curran, 23 years. Died in 1960. No burial record. . Mary Joyce-Costello from Connemara. Died in 1946. No burial record. . Margaret Henry from Mayo, 24 years. Died in 1940. No burial record. . Brigid O’Reilley, 32 years. Died in 1947. No burial record. . …

Yoga Travel Guide: Belfast, Ireland

Vegan eating and drinking 387 Ormeau Road Well this cafe is an absolute treat! Let us start with the food , a 100% vegan cafe , I went for some cake and coffee on my first visit – the raspberry-choc brownie which are all made and delivered by local vegan bakery Crumbs Bakery alongside an …