A welcoming atmosphere awaits when you visit Banada Stables and B&B located just outside Tubbercurry town.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Every taste in music is covered this October in Sligo with a mix of rock, blues, folk and Traditional Irish music on offer. Gormleys Corner House in Ballymote have live music with Rainy Day on Oct 7th and on Oct 13th they welcome the popular Raglan Roads. Teach Murray welcome Ireland’s best AC/DC tribute band, [...]
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 [...]
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.
#MySligo Guest Blog from Pat McCarrick. Recently I watched the movie, Nebraska. It’s a great movie on many levels; a nice father and son road trip story, better than most but what makes it stand apart is that it is filmed in black and white. You can watch this movie with the sound off and [...]
Claire McKeever of the Belfast Telegraph took a trip to Sligo recently and highlighted the Hidden Gems of South and West Sligo. She referred to the region as “a great option for those wanting something different this summer.” Claire’s first stop was Coill Dara House where she received a warm welcome from Patricia and mentioned [...]