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Union Wood / Ballygawley Lough

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Address: Ballygawley, Sligo, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-71-61202

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I stood by the edge of the Lough and recited the poem that I was taught in school many years ago. I felt at peace there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2012
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Holywood near belfast
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

With all the walks available in Ireland (Strandhill, Rosses Point and others) the Union Wood was a litttle dissapointing. was a nice walk , stroll in woods, but nothing special. the trails are not well signed and you can end up walking around the woods versus the lovely quaint path. i recommend the coast area for walks as one is... More 

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83 reviews 83 reviews
54 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

I always come here when walking the dog and I absouletely love the scenery of the mountains along with the bit of the lake. The problems I have with the walking trail that its not smooth and too rocky. Also you hardly see the lake and couldn't walk around it as its all blocked off by dead trees. I wish... More 

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Cahir, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Having lived in this area many years ago I was so pleased to take a walk in Union Wood and relive childhood memories. A peaceful place still. Well worth a walk to relax and Relate

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Sligo, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Well worth a visit! Great for running energy out of lively kids or for giving the dogs a good run! Lots of tracks to follow. Can take in a side hike up to Union Rock which gives great views over Sligo Bay, Knocknarea, Collooney and surrounding area. If you go around dusk you stand a really good chance of seeing... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

great forest walks, mountains, forest and lake you can view union rock great view of sligo,great lake and view the swans on the lake, short distance from ballisodare, collooney and sligo town, lovely pub called Callaghans pub very welcoming and friendly people short distance from lake.

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Holywood near belfast
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

I stood by the edge of the Lough and recited the poem that I was taught in school many years ago. I felt at peace there.

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Dublin
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185 reviews 185 reviews
40 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

Old oak woodland as well as commercial forestry, within easy reach of Sligo. Plenty of trails for long or short walks, or for mountain biking. Badly signposted, but it doesn't matter; you can't really get too lost!

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