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Sligo— 10 nights
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Bookshop and Parade. Visit Narin Beach and Mulranny Strand for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sligo: Glenveagh Castle (in Letterkenny), Michael Davitt Museum (in Foxford), Slieve League (in Carrick), Silver Strand Beach (in Malin Beg), Glencolmcille Folk Village (in Glencolmcille), Rathcroghan Royal Site (in Tulsk), Cruit Island Golf Club (in Kincasslagh), Donegal Town (Lough Eske, Donegal Castle, & more), Ballina (Belleek Castle Museum, Ballina Golf Club, & more), St Mel's Cathedral (in Longford), Ardara (Eddie Doherty Tweed & Kennedy of Ardara) and Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum (in Athlone). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Universal Books, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandhill Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ross Beach, and contemplate the long history of Sligo Abbey.
To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sligo travel itinerary planner.
Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Longford to Sligo. In October, daytime highs in Sligo are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Sligo
Donegal Town, Ballina, Letterkenny, Ardara, Killala
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