For the past 4 years a local community group based in South Sligo have been campaigning to have the closed railway running through the region made into a modern greenway.
Experience Sligo like never before with an abundance of fantastic activities available to us. Here are just a few ideas when planning your visit to Co. Sligo over the Easter holidays
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 [...]
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 [...]
Members of South & West Sligo Tourism attended the National Ploughing Championships last week in Tullamore. Castle Dargan Hotel and the Diamond Coast Hotel braved the elements and displayed at Europe’s largest outdoor event to promote Sligo and all it has to offer. The National Ploughing Championships takes place each year in the month of [...]
Enjoy some Family Fun this weekend with plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained. Every Sunday is Family Fun Day at Castle Dargan Hotel, Sligo. Enjoy the bouncy castle in the Ballroom and one child goes free with every adult lunch on the Family Funday menu. Give the family a treat this weekend, the Funday [...]
Plan a romantic getaway or weekend escape to Sligo, there's plenty of activities for couples to enjoy and Hidden Gems to be explored. Icon Spa at Castle Dargan Hotel is the perfect retreat for a day of rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. Choose from a range of indulgent packages or opt for their monthly special offer [...]
South and West Sligo boasts some of the most significant and spectacular heritage sites in the country. Now these national heritage treasures are drawn together in a brand new brochure entitled “Heritage and Historical Gems”. Many of the South and West Sligo Tourism members are experts on their own local areas and visitors love to hear about them. Now, armed with the new brochure, tourists can plan their visits, ensuring they don’t miss any of these remarkable experiences.
The Sligo Greenway Co-Op hosted a Business Breakfast on Tuesday 4th Sept at the Yeats County Inn for those interested in the Greenway for Sligo project. The meeting gave local business people a chance to show their support and add strength to the greenway lobby. It also gave people the opportunity to back the project [...]
South & West Sligo Tourism has been entered into the Community Tourism Initiative in the Pride of Place Awards 2018 with judging taking place early next month. The IPB Pride of Place Awards is an all-Ireland competition, which started in 2003. It celebrates local group contributions to the community and the creation of civic pride. [...]