Category Archives: Sligo

Wild Atlantic Way short film premieres across Great Britain

Tourism Ireland in association with Smooth Radio has released the third in a series of short films promoting the island of Ireland to potential visitors from Great Britain. The short film features actor Richard E Grant exploring the Wild Atlantic Way to … Continue reading

Posted in Connemara, Donegal, Ireland, Ireland Travel, Ireland vacations, Ireland Vacations 2016, Sligo, Travelling around Ireland, vacation to Ireland, Westport, Wild Atlantic Way | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seachtain na Gaeilge – Ireland’s largest Irish language festival

One of Ireland’s largest Irish language festivals takes place in Sligo between the 1st & 7th March. Seachtain na Gaeilge is a celebration of Irish language and culture with numerous entertaining and fun events, from intimate music sessions to large scale concerts, from literature … Continue reading

Posted in Festivals in ireland, Ireland, Irish Events, Irish Festivals, Sligo | Tagged | Leave a comment

Ireland’s county names… What do they mean?

Followers of both Gaelic football and hurling will be familiar with the counties of Ireland being displayed in the Irish language. But what do these names actually mean? Continue reading

Posted in Best Places to visit in Ireland, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Donegal, dublin, GAA, Galway, Hurling, Ireland, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Mayo, Sligo, Waterford, Wexford | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

2015: The year long celebration of the life of WB Yeats

2015 is the year for the celebration of the life and works of WB Yeats. Festivities for this year-long celebration are already underway with a range of events taking place in County Sligo. Organisers are estimating that the year-long event … Continue reading

Posted in Activities in ireland, arts festivals Ireland, Best Attractions in Ireland, Best Places to visit in Ireland, Irish Festivals, Irish History, Sligo, Uncategorized, vacation to Ireland, Visitor Attractions | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Sligo Choral Music Festival

Visitors to Sligo in November are in for a musical treat. The Sligo Choral Music Festival is Ireland’s second largest choral festival and sees national and international choirs converge on the town of Sligo to compete in competitions.

Posted in Activities in ireland, arts festivals Ireland, Best Attractions in Ireland, Best Places to visit in Ireland, Sligo, vacation to Ireland | Tagged , , | Leave a comment