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Address: Easkey, Sligo, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-96-49020

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Ancestral Home

My paternal ancestors came from here so I may be prejudiced, but I find this one of the most friendly villages in Ireland. The residents have formed a town improvement committee... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
pabloburns
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Tallahassee, Florida

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My paternal ancestors came from here so I may be prejudiced, but I find this one of the most friendly villages in Ireland. The residents have formed a town improvement committee called LEAP (Livin' in Easkey and Proud) that has really spruced it up and has provided bulletin board explanations of local sights, flora and fauna, etc. Easkey is a... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Easkey is a beautiful small village, on the Atlantic Coast, in west County Sligo. It's well worth a visit. You'll get the best pint of Guinness going in McGowan's pub, pick up some amazing pottery in Rosie's Pottery Studio and explore the history of the Old Abbey and graveyard (wonderful information signs for the passer by or historian). Pudding Row... More 

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Old square castle with significant history. Definitely not camper van friendly area with barriers and notices re parking. There is supposed to be camper van site here but we didn't see it.

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Sligo, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Easkey is a dying village.If not for the world wide surfing crowd that comes to Easkey it would die.Not much here,not worth the visit unless you head to the water-line to watch surfers.

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The Curragh, Ireland
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stayed in the Swallows nest in Easky, Co. Sligo... though the village is quaint and quiet, the house we rented was everything we come have wished for. The owners are the most amazing people, as are their whole family... There are some absolutely breath-taking walks down by the river... The house is right across from the River Easky.. This... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Not too much to do in the town but it is a great place to stop and walk around. The views are amazing.

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Maguiresbridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

If carlsberg done tranquil seaside destinations, then Easkey would have to be the best in the world. I spent every summer here growing up on our holidays and the place is just beautiful... If travelling along on the 'Wild Atlantic Way' make sure and stop off here. It's the best place in the WEST

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We went to see the O'Dowd castle and fell in love with the town and seashore. The ruins of the castle were impressive. Our ancestral home!

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Vienna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Quiet little beach town. You can't beat the surrounding rolling hills and the gorgeous beach. Wish we had more time to explore.

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Ballymena
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

A weekend to escape from reality...this is the place to go. I had great company and the craic was mighty. Set up the tent in the NEW camp/caravan site. Right in the middle of the village. Great for Apres surf :-) BTW all surfers...please support the Easkey community and use this site... Great shower block...laundry facilities etc. And the surf... More 

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