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Dingle and Slea Head Drive Private Tour from Killarney
"Heading out of Killarney past the Macgiddycuddy Reeks mountain range with the tallest mountain in Ireland Carrauntoohil on your left out onto our peninsula drive our first stop being ‘Inch beach’ one of the longest beaches in Ireland. You air and soil pollution free.   Leaving Inch you will carry on with the coastal drive through to ‘Gaeltacht’ where the native language is spoken until we come to ‘Dingle’ home to Fungi the Dolphin. Fungi was first spotted in Dingle Bay in the 1980’s and has made it his home ever since. Boats go out enjoy the 'Slea Head Drive’ elevated approximately 330 feet (100 metres) above the ocean the Atlantic on the left mountains to the right and looking out at ‘The Skelligs’ (islands)
From EUR390.00
 
Croagh Patrick Cave and West Summit Trek from Westport Area
"In the early 19th century a man who came to be known as ‘Bob of the Reek’ made his home near the summit of the mountain. He spent the next fourteen years assisting pilgrims in their quest to reach the peak. Winter months were spent in the company of friends at the foot of Croagh if one is to believe that the structure known as ‘Bob of the Reek’s Cave’ was his home. This ‘cave’ which is actually more reminiscent of a medieval holy well faces due north and is very high on the mountain. There is also some controversy as to the true identity of Bob of the Reek. Locals in Lecanvey Village on the northwest side claim him as Robert Geraghty
From EUR30.00
 
East West Traverse of Croagh Patrick from Westport Area
"We ascend to the first peak known as Croagh Patrick East Top or Crott Mountain (500 metres) that affords excellent views of Westport and the surrounding area. Following the ridge opens up a stunning vista that consists of Clew Bay and the Nephin mountain range to the north and the Partry and the mysterious Sheeffry mountains (from Gaelic: Cnoic Shíofra meaning “hills of the wraith”) to the south. The eastern summit of Croagh Patrick affords wonderful views of Westport and the surrounding area. Now we are on the ridge that will undulate fairly gently over two more ‘peaks’ before reaching the actual or Pilgrims Path is joined at the shoulder of the Reek
From EUR35.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in County Sligo

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Parke's Castle

Parke's Castle, is located on the shore of Lough Gill, in County Leitrim. It's a very pleasant drive to the castle from Sligo, which can well be included with other touring. Well worth a visit, very...
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Rosses Point

If you are staying in Rosses Point, you'll know that there is a small fishing dock near Yeats House. One evning whne i was there, i went along the Fish Dock area and found a nice concrete platfrom...
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A Haunting Cemetery

The Carrowkeel Passage Tomb Cemetery is described in the Lonely Planet, but I doubt that the writers have ever actually gone to it.It was the most eerie sightseeing that Connell and I did, and the...
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Jun 20, 2003
 
 
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Top Things to Do in County Sligo

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Benbulben Mountain

Benbulben or more correctly Ben Bulben is a huge formation of shale and limestone which is believed to have been formed during the Ice Age 320 million years ago. It can be seen for miles around as it...
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Knocknarea Mountain

Overlooking the megaliths at Carrowmore is the legendary Maeve's Cairn. It sits on top of Knocknarea, the only mountain around so easy to spot. The site is Neolithic and about 5000 years old. It is...
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Sligo Abbey

The Baron of Offaly, Maurice Fitzgerald, founded the Dominican Friary in the 13th century. The Abbey has been destroyed by fire in 1414 and has been attacked and ravaged in both the Tyrone War in the...
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Rosses Point

Following the N15 North out of Sligo takes you to the seaside town of Rosses Point. There are great views of Sligo and the Ocean. The area has many restaurants, especially some good fish eateries....
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Yeats Memorial

For those of you who are fans of the work of W B Yeats, Sligo is the place to be! The grave is way out in Drumcliff but here in the town itself is the Yeats Memorial Building (run by the Yeats Society...
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Parke Castle

Parkes Castle on the shores of Lough Gill, was built in the 17th century and was the home of Robert Parkes and family. In the courtyard there are what seem to be remains of a Tower House structure...
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"A tour through Yeats' Country"
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"Beautiful County Sligo"
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"Beautiful Countryside"
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"Sligo"
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"Sligo is stunning!"
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