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Sligo— 2 nights
Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland.Head to The Bookshop and Eddie Doherty Tweedfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Sligo: Slieve League (in Carrick), Narin Beach (in Narin-Portnoo), Donegal Town (Donegal Castle & Magee Clothing) and Kennedy of Ardara (in Ardara). It doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery and make a trip to Yeats's Grave.
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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Longford to Sligo. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Sligo
Ardara, Donegal Town, Slieve League, The Bookshop, Narin Beach
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