Culture in Sligo is a lively, attractive combination of contempary and traditional theatres and art centres.
Writers and artists have been inspired by Sligo, the poet William Butler Yeats is synonymous with County Sligo and is buried in Drumcliffe. Museums offer time for reﬂection on bygone times. Impressive stately homes, each with a story to tell.
Set amid the stunning scenery of mountain, woods and sea, Lissadell House and Gardens are famous as the childhood home of Constance Markievicz and her siblings Eva and Josslyn Gore Booth. Constance was one of the leaders of the 1916 Rising, and was the ﬁrst woman to be elected to the House of Commons at Westminister, London. Eva was poet of distinction and suffragist. Josslyn created at Lissadell one of the premier horticultural estates. This horticultural enterprise is now being recreated at Lissadell.
Sligo Folk Park
Experience rural life and Irish heritage at the turn of the late 19th Century.
Sligo Gaiety 12 Screen Multiplex
Yeats Grave, Drumcliffe Church
The Nobel Laureate William Butler Yeats is buried in Drumcliffe.
Yeats Memorial Building
A beautiful 19th Century red brick building, the home of the Yeats Society Sligo.
Blue Raincoat Theatre Company
A professional ensemble based at The Factory Performance Space.
Coleman Music Centre
Centre for the enjoyment, further understanding and learning of traditional music and Irish culture.
Hawk’s Well Theatre
One of the oldest regional theatres in the country.
Sligo Art Gallery
Sligo Art Gallery is located in the Yeats Memorial Building at Hyde Bridge.
Sligo County Museum
Sligo County Museum is divided between a Yeats collection and an accumulation of local artefacts and geological samples.
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Flat and National Hunt Racing. 8 race meetings.
model :: niland
The Model Arts and Niland Gallery is closed in the short term to faciliate an exciting redevelopment. Check our website for offsite programmes.