Community tourism network South and West Sligo Tourism carried off the gold award in the Best Tourism Initiative category of the National Community and Council Awards 2019 last weekend (Saturday 9th February 2018). The award was presented by Eva Costello, representing sponsors Fáilte Ireland, at a gala black-tie event in the Croke Park conference centre.
The Festive Season has arrived at last and we have some fantastic nights out for you this year. Most of these events book out quickly so plan now to avoid disappointment. Here are just a few of the nights to look forward to this year... The Ocean Sands Hotel, Enniscrone As always, The Ocean Sands [...]
The festive season is fast approaching and there are lots of wonderful events happening in Sligo. Join the festive fun this Christmas.
The increasingly popular Winter Wonderland Extravaganza, Santatown takes place again this year on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th December at the Sligo Folk Park, Riverstown, Co. Sligo (5 mins off the N4 Sligo/ Dublin). Local volunteers and staff rally together to convert the Folk Park into a fantastic Christmas spectacle with an array of lights, [...]
The festive season is fast approaching and there are some great party nights to choose from this year. These nights are always popular so book now to avoid disappointment. Take your pick with 5 Christmas party nights planned at the Ocean Sands Hotel. On Dec 7th guests will be treated to gin cocktails and mulled [...]
Explore South and West Sligo’s hidden gems and treat yourself to an overnight stay this winter. Cawley's Guesthouse has been family-owned and operated since 1964. It’s location means it is the perfect base for exploring Sligo. Teresa and Pierre speak fluent French and have a vast knowledge of local attractions and activities including fishing, hiking [...]
Check out these October offers, Halloween events and spooky parties. The Ocean Sands Hotel are inviting you for a Halloween break to Enniscrone for only €29.50 pps. Kids can stay for only €10 per night. They will also host a Halloween Fancy Dress Party on Wed 31st Oct from 4pm. Treat yourself to a visit [...]
The Coleman Traditional Irish Music Centre is located in Gurteen, Co. Sligo. The Centre is a celebration of Irish music, local culture and heritage dedicated to the memory of the late Michael Coleman (1891-1945) who was one of the most influential traditional musicians of the twentieth century. The theatre in the Coleman Centre can accommodate [...]
Seán Tyrrell will play the Moy River Folk Club on Friday 26th Oct from 8pm. Seán is a renowned Irish folk musician and is currently on his Message of Peace Tour of Ireland which has brought him everywhere from Cork to Belfast and Mayo to Meath. He is a native of the west of [...]
The annual Banada Banshee Bash will run from Friday Oct 26th to Sun Oct 28th from 6.30 – 9.30pm. The event takes place at Banada Abbey and attracts huge numbers every year. There are new attractions created for this year along with the popular Forest Fun Walk and the Haunted House Experience. Fancy dress is [...]