Search Results for 'County Sligo'

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Sligo is the place to visit for summer

County Sligo is a place steeped in heritage and tradition, mountains, beaches perfect for walks, golf, cycling, or strolling along one of the beautiful beaches.

The Yeats men are coming

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Mayo will meet Sligo on Sunday week in Castlebar after the Yeats men survived their trip to the Big Apple defeating the home side by 1-21 to 1-13. For the life of me I could not get my head around all the talk that New York were going to beat Sligo and that this was their strongest ever team in the championship and an upset was on the cards. This theory was mainly based on the fact that they recruited a few big name players and also ran Roscommon to a single point last year and that Roscommon are perceived as a better team than Sligo.

Get on your bike for the Sport Ireland Yeats Tour of Sligo

With only a few weeks to go to the Sport Ireland Yeats Tour of Sligo the event is generating huge interest, with cycling enthusiasts from all over the country expected to descend on Sligo on the May bank holiday weekend.

Masterpiece for sale to ‘secure future of Westport House’

A rare life-size masterpiece by a 19th century French sculptor, which has stood in Westport House for generations, is to be auctioned by Sotheby’s to secure the future of the stately home.

A spring concert at Áras an Mhuilinn

There’s a big treat in store for all lovers of traditional music this spring! A concert featuring multi-talented Carmel Gunning and friends will take place on Friday February 8 in Áras an Mhuilinn, located at the bottom of Mount Street.

A night of Musical Toast at the Dean Crowe

Musical Toast are a vocal trio formed only a couple of years ago. Their dazzling programme ranges from the works of Schubert and Bizet, to those of American composer Stephen Foster and musicals of the 20th Century.

Journey Through Ireland presents a very special Yeats Country Tour

Join Journey Through Ireland on Saturday October 27 and experience a taste of Sligo. William Butler Yeats called Sligo ‘The Land of Heart’s Desire’ and its beauty, archaeology, and folklore filled his early poetry.

Trad music classes with John Wynne and Fiona Doherty

As part of Roscommon Arts Centre’s Reel Thing programme of traditional Irish music and entertainment, the centre is offering a new opportunity for children and young people to learn to play the tin whistle or fiddle, under the guidance of well-known traditional musicians and teachers Fiona Doherty and John Wynne.


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