Other Activities

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Other Activities to keep you busy during Sligo Live

If you’re not already busy enough with the many events lined up for you at Sligo Live, then there is plenty to see and do in Sligo during your stay.


Adventure Sligo

Sligo Activities on Water


Sligo Activities on Land

Gerry Sheerin Boat Trips

The Ellen Louise, departs from Mullaghmore and Bundoran. Angling, diving, sightseeing, seal, dolphin and bird watching. Trips to Inishmurray Island. Special occasions e.g. children’s parties.

More Information at DiscoverIreland.ie

Chain Driven Cycles Bicycle Hire 

One of the best way to enjoy the sights of the beautiful North West of Ireland is undoubtedly by bike. Chain Driven Cycles have a wide range of bike hire products available to the local and tourist alike. Do it all on two wheels, or bring one of our bike racks and pick the best bits, the choice is yours.

More Information at Sligotourism.ie

The Sligo Way

There are magnificent views east over to Ben Bulben, north across Donegal Bay to Slieve League and west to the Nephin mountain range from the high moorland in the Ox Mountains during the early part of the route, and some pleasant woodland lakeside sections towards the end.

More Information at DiscoverIreland.ie

Sligo Regional Sports Centre

Sligo Regional Sports Centre offers facilities to suit all the family’s recreational and leisure needs, including a 25 metre indoor heated pool and kids pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room also a well air conditioned fitness suite and a large sports hall.

The centre also offers a spin cycle studio as well as an outdoor Astra- Turf pitch. Also, the sports centre offers courses in swimming, aerobics, aqua fit sessions, etc. Why not come and see it for yourself!.

More Information at DiscoverIreland.ie

Enniscrone Golf Club

One of Ireland’s great west coast links, Enniscrone is set in the scenic splendour of Killala Bay.

More Information at DiscoverIreland.ie

Eagles Flying

Ballymote Sligo

Fancy a day out with the family with a difference? Experience Eagles flying from a birds eye view and even hold them in your hand if your brave enough. Fun for all the family. Ireland’s largest sanctuary for birds of prey and owls offers you incomparable impressions of majestic raptors soaring over one of the loveliest locations to be found.

More Information at SligoTourism.ie

Coleman Music Centre

The Coleman Music Centre is a community based traditional music and cultural centre. It is dedicated to the memory of the legendary fiddle player, Michael Coleman, universally acclaimed as one of the finest traditional fiddle players of his era. It is also the Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Regional Resource Centre.

More Information at SligoTourism.ie

Mullaghmore Beach

Mullaghmore Beach is situated in North Sligo next to the picturesque village of Mullaghmore, 25km from Sligo town via the N15. This rural sandy beach is backed by an extensive dune system and with view of Ben Bulben, overlooked by the majestic Classiebawn Castle on the headland.

More Information at SligoTourism.ie

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery in County Sligo is the largest, and one of the most important, megalithic sites in Europe.This is the largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland and is also among the country’s oldest, with monuments ranging from five and a half thousand to six and a half thousand years old. The oldest pre-dates Newgrange by 700 years and is older than the pyramids. Archaeologists have recorded over 60 tombs of which 30 are visible. A restored cottage houses an exhibition relating to the site. Access to the tombs may be difficult for people with disabilities. Visitors are advised to wear shoes suitable for walking on uneven terrain.

… and many more attractions await , you can find out more on these websites 

Adventure Sligo

Discover Ireland Sligo

Made In Sligo

Sligo Tourism

Yeats Society