National Heritage Week takes place from 18th - 26th August 2018 with events taking place all over the country, including Sligo. It's a unique opportunity for everyone to get involved in Ireland’s heritage, learn more about it and preserve it for future generations. There are a number of interesting events happening in South & West [...]
Dunmoran strand is a long stretch of beach which is ideal for swimming, walking and setting up a picnic. Enniscrone beach stretches for 5km so there’s plenty of room to set up a picnic and for the kids to run about. If you’re lucky, the ice-cream van will have set up there for the day. [...]
Cycling is a great way to get around and see the sights and enjoy the views around South and West Sligo. For a moderate spin, starting at Collooney turn right on N17 towards Ballymote. After about 3km turn left at Clarkes bridge over the railway line onto the main Ballymote road. Continue up the main [...]
Drive from Dromore West towards Lough Easkey along the ‘Lake Road’ and take in some of the most beautiful views in Sligo. When you reach the lake, the Lough Easkey Loop walk is an enjoyable walk around the lake, suitable for all levels of fitness. Knocknashee is located about 30 km southwest of Sligo town. [...]
Seana Haughney explains what MySligo means to her, “Traditional Irish music has been the soundtrack of my life since I was a small child. It’s the heartbeat of South Sligo. This is #MySligo”. Seána Haughey knows traditional music from every aspect – as a listener, a tin whistle player, a music teacher and a festival [...]
John Barrett from Wild Wet Adventures explains what MySligo means to him, while on the water at the stunning Temple House, “Being on the water or in the hills is where I feel most at home and in Sligo there’s just so much choice it’s wonderful. This is #MySligo”. Wild Wet Adventures is an activity provider [...]
Gerry Mc Govern of The Hill Hotel Gurteen explains what MySligo means to him, “Since I was a child I’ve always been fascinated by the rich history and heritage surrounding us. It’s everywhere you look. This is ‘My Sligo.” Moygara Castle is a 16th Century Castle overlooking the beautiful Lough Gara. The castle was the [...]
We are lucky to have the option of sea, river, woodland, hill or mountain walk ways here in Sligo. There is a trail or walk for people of all ages and fitness levels. Get the family out and about at the weekends to enjoy the fresh air and stunning scenery. Take the Enniscrone coastal walk [...]
Spend your weekend hiking and climbing in Sligo and take in all the spectacular views.
In South and West Sligo we are lucky to have the option of sea, river, woodland, hill or mountain walk ways. There is a trail or walk for people of all ages and fitness levels.