The west of Ireland isn’t always renowned for its climate but somehow that doesn’t seem to matter in Sligo with its glorious, sandy beaches one of its biggest draws for visitors. Sligo, or ‘Sligeach’ in Gaeilge, loosely translates to ‘shelly valley’, because it’s quite literally full of beaches. This stretch of coastline will have you spoiled for choice between Mullaghmore, Rosses Point, Streedagh and Strandhill.
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Sligo Food Trail members continued their winning ways at the Irish Hotel Awards last week in the Galmont Hotel, Galway. The Radisson Blu triumphed in two categories, winning the International Brand Hotel of the Year and the Family Hotel of the Year (Connacht). Colette Tiernan from The Sligo Park Hotel was crowned winner of the prestigious Rising Star of the Year Award.
Sligo Live has announced the first acts to play the biggest and best Festival in its 15 year history. Next October features top Irish and International artists appearing in Sligo’s theatres, clubs, cafes and pubs in an extended format including two weekends from Friday October 18th to Bank Holiday Monday, October 28th 2019.
If there’s one way to improve on a good walk, it’s to follow it up with a good lunch, and now Sligo can offer you the best of both!
Back by popular demand, the Hagstravaganza International Brewery Festival at the White Hag Ballymote will take place this year on the 26th and 27th of July. The White Hag brewing company create a variety of unique and tasty craft beers using mostly local ingredients.
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Sligo is one of the most stunning counties in Ireland.
Sligo is an ideal destination to include on any Ireland travel itinerary or tours in Ireland. Here are recommendations of things to do in Sligo, Ireland.
It has a wealth of natural wonders such as Benbulbin and Mullaghmore, a wealth of history and mythology and now most recently, it’s become a booming hotspot for foodies.