William Butler Yeats love of Sligo is well documented and much of his poetry is inspired by the locality. In the poem titled “The Lake Isle of Innisfree”¬†Yeats talked about one of the Islands on Lough Gill here in County Sligo. The Island is not accessable but may be viewed from land or by boat. …

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2 miles from Sligo Town at Half Moon Bay on the shores of Lough Gill is the Hazelwood Demesne. It has a series of outdoor sculptures by Irish and International artists. It has a picnic area and spectular lakeside views. Watch the swans glide by. The nature trail forms a loop of 3.2km, with two …

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