Lissadell House and gardens
A short trip north from Sligo will take you to Lissadell house and gardens. Lissadell House is famous as the childhood home of Constance Markievicz, one of the leaders of the 1916 rising. The house has now lovingly been restored by it's current owners and has a fabulous tearoom, gardens and exhibitions.
The house opens it's doors again on the 17th April 2019
West of Ireland Golf Championship
Watch the best amateur golfers tee-off during the first major golf competition on the amateur golfing calendar. The West of Ireland golf championship is the start of the competitive season for leading amateur golfers. Competition starts on 03rd April 2019. If you rather play yourself, discover the fabulous courses in County Sligo
Go on a Sligo food tour
Sligo has established itself as a food lovers paradise. There is nothing more satisfying than going on a food tour and learn about the local produce, it's history and sample what's on offer. Join Gaby and Hans Wieland on their food tour through Sligo and discover Sligo's innovative cuisine.
Visit Eagles Flying
Eagles Flying is Ireland's largest sanctuary for raptors and owls. It is home to more than 100 eagles, hawks, owls,....
Enjoy the birds of prey show, have fun petting pigs, rabbits,... or admire the raccoon or friendly foxes.
Opening on the 1st April 2019 - 07th November 2019
Discover Sligo's ancient past
From Carrowmore Megalithic cemetery which is Ireland's largest megalithic cemetery and one of Europe's oldest ones to the Carrowkeel tombs in the Bricklieve mountains, discover Sligo's ancient past.
Enjoy one of Sligo's cultural events
There are so many cultural events to choose from in county Sligo. From theatre productions to exhibitions, there is something to do every day of the week.
For example, a solo exhibition by visual artist, musician and composer Richard Bolhuis presented by The Model partnership with the Museum De Buitenplaats will take place from 27th April to 23rd June in the Model
Go on a Sligo Dark tales tour
Go on a hike and enjoy a picnic
With the evenings getting longer and the temperatures getting warmer, venture into the countryside and discover the fabulous walks, pristine beaches,.. and enjoy a picnic in the great outdoors
Sligo is a year round surfers paradise. But spring is where everybody get's out and about and enjoy the famous swell around the Sligo coastline. Can't surf? Don't worry, there are plenty of surf schools in Sligo who will give you a taster of what surfing along the Wild Atlantic Way is like.