The White House Hostel

The White House Hostel is situated on the banks of the river Garavogue in the town of Sligo, Sligo translates from old Gaelic meaning the shelly place. Sligo is known as “The Land of heart’s desire” and is synonymous with the writings of William Butler Yeats, local place names such as Lissadell , Glencar, Drumcliffe, Lough Gill, Hazelwood and the lake Isle of Inisfree are celebrated in his poetry.

Sligo has lots to do, and a stopover at the White House Hostel will afford the traveller the opportunity to hear an abundance of the locally produced music, both traditional and contemporary that Sligo is noted for. While in Sligo, a visit to the Model Arts and Niland Gallery is a must, here on permanent exhibition are the works of internationally renowned Artist Jack B. Yeats.