Wildlife Diary / Local History

This is a diary of wildlife and local history which we observe on the rivers, lakes here in Sligo and Leitrim

Rush and bull rush beds at the edges of Lough MacNean.

The White Goat of Lough MacNean!



Local history

Cottage Island locally know as Beezie's Island was the last inhabited island on the Lough. 

Church Island is the largest Island on Lough Gill, its ecclesiastical ruins, a 6th century chirstian chruch belonged to the O’Rourkes, chieftains of Breffni .