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Ranked #1 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Mountains; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Knocknarea mountain, just over 300 meters, can be seen from all over County Sligo (and from a number of surrounding counties). The distinctive profile of Queen Maeves Tomb perched... more »

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Ranked #2 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #3 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #4 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Historic Sites; Bodies of Water

A must see for those in the area. Tobernalt Holy Well is a beautiful place to reflect, pray and enjoy an hour or two. It is hard to find so be sure to ask a local your first time... more »

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Ranked #6 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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Ranked #7 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Ancient Ruins; Cemeteries; Landmarks

Carrowmore Tombs This is a great way to delve into the mysteries of the past, and puzzle over the motivation of the builders of passage tombs like those at Carrowmore... more »

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Ranked #8 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks

Layers of history are revealed on the guided tour of this friary (Abbey is a misnomer as you'll discover). You can learn about the origins of Sligo Abbey, and the use right up to... more »

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Ranked #9 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #10 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #11 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Scenic Drives
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Ranked #12 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Nature and Parks
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Strandhill Beach (Strandhill)
Ranked #13 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Beaches
Ranked #14 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Art Galleries; Architectural Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The Model, home of The Niland Collection, is one of Ireland’s leading contemporary arts centres.The building boasts a... more » Owner description: The Model, home of The Niland Collection, is one of Ireland’s leading contemporary arts centres.The building boasts a restaurant and coffee dock, a bookshop, a wonderful gallery circuit, a purpose built performance space and digital cinema and a suite of impressive artist studios on the top floor with enviable views of Sligo town and County.This award-winning building is home to the impressive Niland Collection of art, one of the most notable collections in Ireland and featuring works by John and Jack B. Yeats, Estella Solomons, Paul Henry and Louis Le LeBrocquy among others.The Model has a vibrant music programme which includes an eclectic mix of contemporary and classical music. The Model develops music projects that respond to the exhibition programme, while also producing The Sligo New Music Festival and supporting The Sligo Festival of Baroque Music.The Model’s international film programme is presented in partnership with the Irish Film Institute (IFI) and is produced with regional partners, including The Sligo Film Society and Cinema North West.Integral to all aspects of the Model’s programme is an extensive offering of educational opportunities for children and adults. « less
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Ranked #15 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
A splendid mansion and gardens built for nobility.
Ranked #16 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Tours; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #19 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #20 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #21 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Historic Sites; Islands
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Ranked #22 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
Owner description: This three-mile walk along an imposing cliff wall offers an array of striking views. on your way you will see st patrick well... more » Owner description: This three-mile walk along an imposing cliff wall offers an array of striking views. on your way you will see st patrick well ...o toole forth ...Seabirds nesting on cliff face. « less
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Ranked #23 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #27 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Castles; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Nature and Parks
Ranked #29 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #30 of 73 attractions in Sligo
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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