Things to do

Sligo & North West

Sligo sits on the Atlantic coast with many beaches nearby - and the water is a lot warmer than the Pacific! It boasts a magnificent variety of mountain, lake, wood and coastline. It's a great place to visit if you are interested in walking, sight-seeing, hill-walking, Irish-music, surfing.

Sligo town is rich in traditional music and culture.
Around Sligo are many beautiful lakes, especially Lough Gill and Glencar.
Around Sligo are many beautiful lakes, especially Lough Gill and Glencar.
Situated amid the beautiful landscape of North-West Ireland is Eagles Flying, the largest Centre for Birds of Prey and Owls in the country
Overlooking the town is the magnificent table-top mountain of Benbulben; where beneath its shadow is the grave of WB Yeats at Drumcliffe churchyard.
This is WB Yeats' "Land of Hearts Desire", where he and his brother Jack, found inspiration.

For more information on what's on in and around Sligo, visit DiscoverIreland.ie