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La rue St Thomas Bridge. Vue depuis le pont Hyde. Sur Kennedy Parade Riverside. Sligo Vue depuis le pont Hyde.
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Sligo is a large and busy market town on the short River Garavogue, which drains Lake Gill into the sea. The town is surrounded by fine and varied countryside: green and wooded valleys, high mountains and sandy seaside beaches. Rosses Point (An Ros), on its sandy peninsula jutting out into Drumcliff Bay, has a championship golf course and two beautiful beaches for bathing and wind-surfing.

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Tourist attractions Sligo : Things to see and do

  • Sligo Abbey Interesting

    Abbey St. IRL - Sligo

    The ruins, on the south bank of the Garavogue, occupy the site of a Dominican friary founded by Maurice Fitzgerald in 1252, and accidentally destroyed by fire in 1414. The nave has a finely-carved altar-tomb (north wall), which belonged to the O'Crea..

  • The Model Interesting

    The Mall IRL - Sligo

    The Niland Collection, displayed on a rotational basis, contains some 200 works by Jack Yeats, acquired by former county librarian Norah Niland. The collection of Irish Modern Art includes paintings by George Russell, Maurice McGonigal, Norah McGuinn..

  • Carrowmore Interesting

    IRL - Sligo

    Carrowmore is Ireland's largest Stone Age graveyard. It consists of 60 passage graves - dolmens and cromlechs, and one cairn, which is the largest grave. The oldest dates from 3200 BC, 700 years earler than Newgrange. The Visitor's Centre houses an e..

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Hotels Sligo

  • Great Southern Hotel Sligo

    Strandhill Road IRL - Sligo

    Great Southern Hotel Sligo is located in Sligo city centre, beside Sligo Train and Bus Station. It offers a restaurant, free parking and a leisure centre with a pool and a gym. Rooms at the Great Southern Hotel Sligo feature TVs, radios and tea/coff..

  • Radisson BLU Hotel & Spa, Sligo

    Ballincar, Rosses Point Road IRL - Sligo

    With an 18-metre swimming pool and a sumptuous spa, this Radisson BLU hotel is less than 10 minutes’ drive from Sligo. Free Wi-Fi is available, and Rosses Point Beach is a 5-minute drive away. The bright and modern rooms each feature deluxe Vogue ma..

  • Sligo City Hotel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Quay Street IRL - Sligo

    Prix Prices from : 85 €

    Ideally situated in the city centre of Sligo, the Sligo City Hotel is next to O'Connell Street, which offers extensive shopping, riverside restaurants and cosy bars. The hotel has free WiFi throughout, free daily newspapers and free limited private p..

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Restaurants Sligo

  • Montmartre Comfortable restaurant 

    Market Yard IRL - Sligo

    Smart, modern restaurant in the shadow of the cathedral, with a tiled exterior and wooden blinds. The French chefs prepare classic Gallic menus which follow the seasons. The all-French wine list features interesting, lesser-known wines.

  • Hargadons Traditional pubs serving food 

    4-5 O'Connell St IRL - Sligo

    Hugely characterful pub with sloping floors, narrow passageways, dimly lit anterooms and a lovely "Ladies' Room" complete with its own serving hatch. Cooking is warming and satisfying, offering the likes of Irish stew or bacon and cabbage.

  • Moira's Very comfortable restaurant 

    Ballindoon IRL - Castlebaldwin

    Smart, modern hotel restaurant with a glass-fronted kitchen, brushed velvet booths, and lough and country views. Good-sized menus offer classically based dishes with personal twists; local growers and producers are credited on the menu.

  • Coopershill Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    IRL - Riverstown

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