Section 212 - Sligo

Sligo Town / Coolaney

Coolaney Mountain Bike Centre

Identified by Coillte for a National Centre, the proposed site is in an area of stunning natural beauty stretching from the Wild Atlantic Way to the Sligo Way. Adjacent to the N17 (Sligo-Galway), the Coolaney site is 15 minutes from Sligo, 40 minutes from Knock Airport, 2 hours from Galway and 2.5 from Dublin.

Enniscrone 

The small seaside village in west Sligo is a busy summer spot for holiday-makers from April through to October. The village boasts a golf course, campsite and long sandy beach with stunning Atlantic views. Accommodation offerings here include a 3 star hotel, guest houses and B&Bs.

 

Points of Interest

Nature: 1
  • The new Pontoon Jetty at historic Riverside Quay Wall, Sligo will open up a wealth of watersport activities to visitors to Sligo town. Just a short walk from town, the pontoon will open access to Lough Gill and importantly for Yeats fans, the Lake...

Bike Shops / Bike Facilities: 1
  • Located in Sligo town, Northwest Adventure Tours specialise in guided biking, hiking and stand up paddle boarding tours in the stunning North West of Ireland. They offer a bike rental service, as well as guided bike tours across County Sligo.  W:...

Heritage: 2
  • The site of Sligo Abbey in Sligo town contains a great wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculpture, well-preserved cloisters and the only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in any Irish monastic church.

Local Interest: 2
  • The site of Sligo Abbey in Sligo town contains a great wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculpture, well-preserved cloisters and the only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in any Irish monastic church.

Information Point: 1
  • Old Bank Building O'Connell Street Sligo Sligo Republic of Ireland Tel: +353 1 6057700 E: northwestinfo@failteireland.ie w:https://www.discoverireland.ie/Tourist-Item-Pages/Tourist-Information-Offices  The information centre...

Local Interest: 2
  • Sligo is a gateway city to the Northwest. Independent shops and cafes fill the main streets, with festivals and cultural events taking place throughout the year.

Heritage: 2
  • Created in 1989 by sculptor Ronan Gillespie, this statue of WB Yeats was erected outside the Ulster Bank at the corner of Stephen Street and Markievicz Road on the 50th anniversary of the poet's death.

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  • Elevation
  • Nature
  • Bike Shops / Bike Facilities
  • Heritage
  • Local Interest
  • Information Point