This monument is situated at the foothills of Tievebaun Mountain, near the sea at Mullaghmore, and is one of the finest examples in Ireland of what is known as a full-court tomb. Dating from the Neolithic period (c. 4000 – 2500 BC) it consists of a wedge-shaped cairn about 50m long, incorporating at its eastern …

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Deerpark Court Tomb, in County Sligo, is a large and imposing monument considered by many to be the finest example of a central court tomb in Ireland. It sits on top of a limestone ridge overlooking Lough Gill and is surrounded by a panorama of mountain scenery. A forest plantation has, however, obscured the views …

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It is claimed that the Heapstown Cairn, in Castlebaldwin County Sligo, is the largest cairn in Ireland outside of the Boyne Valley. Heapstown Cairn has not been excavated but is believed to be a passage tomb some 60 metres in diameter. The Cairn was much larger but huge amounts of it were removed to build …

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Carrowcrory Cottage is a restored thatched cottage halfway between Ballymote, Co. Sligo and Boyle, Co. Roscommon. There are currently three Labyrinth Gardens here with one more planned, plus a veggie garden, and plans for a smudging herb garden and fire circle garden. Carrowcrory Cottage and Labyrinth Gardens is a passionate project worked by John Willmott …

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Join author, broadcaster and historian Kieran Devaney for a short walk on our far western shore through the seafaring and literary heritage of our village. e will explore the ruins of Elsinore House, the childhood home of the poet W.B. Yeats, meet Annie on the shore and her lover the Metal Man. Kieran will show …

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It is nothing much to look at in this day and age, but in its heyday, it was The place to go, and to be seen on a sunny Sunday afternoon. To get there, drive out the road towards Strandhill, pass straight through two sets of traffic lights and turn right towards Aylesbury Park. Turn …

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Nobel Prize-winning poet W.B.Yeats is County Sligo’s most-famous son. When you visit the town you can’t miss this visually striking statue of the poet. Created in 1989 by sculptor Ronan Gillespie, this statue was erected outside the Ulster Bank at the corner of Stephen Street and Markievicz Road (across the Garavogue River from the equally striking …

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The Perceval family home since 1665, the present manor was redesigned in 1864 and exudes the authentic and unpretentious country house atmosphere. Winner of Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Guide – Country House of the Year 2016. The 1,000 estate, over which you are invited to roam, comprises native woodland, lush sheep pasture and a lake with …

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A family home since 1852, with four spacious and elegant rooms and a nineteenth-century period ambience. The charm and character of a bygone age is experienced along with modern comforts. There is an extensive range of books of interest available to guests. Breakfast is served using many home-made and home-produced ingredients, with an emphasis on …

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