Sligo has a wealth of attractions to offer … take a tour of the magniﬁcient 1830’s Lissadell House, watch eagles soaring …
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery
+353 71 9161534.
This is the largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland and is also among the country’s oldest, with monuments ranging from ﬁve and a half thousand to six and a half thousand years old.
Coleman Irish Music Centre
Gurteen, Co Sligo.
+353 (0)71 9182599
+353 (0)71 9182602
The Michael Coleman Heritage Centre draws together the many strands of the South Sligo musical traditional.
Strandhill, Co Sligo.
+353 (0)71 9167564
Dolly’s Cottage is a 200-year-old traditional thatched cottage, the only one of its kind in the area, which is open to the public. It is a stone built cottage with two rooms and a loft with original walls, roof, roof beams, ﬁreplace and pouch bed.
Drumcliffe Round Tower and High Cross
Monastic settlement dates from 574AD. The principle visible remains are of Sligo’s only round tower, a high cross and a fragment of a plain high cross. The high cross is an excellent example of a ﬁgure sculpted cross and dates from the 10th century.
Eagles Flying / Irish Raptor
Portinch, Ballymote, Co Sligo.
+353 (0)71 9189310
+353 (0)71 9189310
Ireland’s biggest sanctuary for birds of prey and owls offers you impressions of majestic raptors soaring over beautiful locations.
Excalibur Inishmurray Tours
Dun Caolog, Mullaghmore, Co Sligo.
+353 (0)71 9142738 - Keith
Experience the romance and mystery of Inishmurrray Island aboard the fast mv Excalibur. Joe, author of ‘Inishmurray: Island Voices’ or Keith, will reveal the secrets of the Island as you travel.
Lavagh Nr., Tubbercurry, Sligo.
+353 (0)71 9130286
Knocknashee, Legendary Hill of the Fairies, one of the 7 sacred hills in Ireland. Fun for school, coach tours, birthday parties, family groups and overseas visitors.
+353 71 9163150
Take a tour of this magniﬁcent 1830’s house, visit the gardens and view Countess Markievicz Exhibition.
Abbey Street, Sligo.
+353 71 9146406
13th Century Dominican Friary, contains a great wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculpture, well preserved cloister and the only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in any Irish monastic church.
W.B. Yeats Grave and Drumcliffe Church
+353 (0)71 9144956
+353 (0)71 9140273
Drumcliffe, ﬁnal resting place of W.B. Yeats and site of a 6th century Columbian monastery. this beautiful site which nestles under Benbulben Mountain has an exciting range of activities for the visitor.