Going Nationwide

What a beautiful sunny ,summery day it was here in Killedmond and a busy one too for Blackstairs Ecotrails. As part of a programme to celebrate Borris and the hosting of the National Country Fair ,RTE is doing a programme on our  Town.In conjunction with the Fair  we were  interviewed and it was a great opportunity for Blackstairs Ecotrails and my walkers to talk

Getting Ready for the Weekend!

I was  out early this morning in the bog listening to Willow Warblers and Blackcaps singing in the cold morning sun. All around me blackthorn bushes , were  in flower. Their beautiful snowy blossoms completely covering the area I was in. From the tops of the bushes the warblers were singing their lovely songs. The Blackcap's rattling flow

Our Fabulous Fungi Forage

Last weekend we held our first Fungi Foraging event since we set up Blackstairs Ecotrails last Spring. We were very lucky to have the skills of Jonathan Spazzi, a fully qualified mycologist with us for the two days. We also had a great group of people with  us on the  Saturday and Sunday which made the whole event very