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Drumcliffe, Co. Sligo

More famous now as the final resting place of William Butler Yeats, whose grave is in the churchyard under a simple headstone with the inscription: 'Cast a cold eye on life, on death, Horsemen pass by'. Drumcliffe was an important monastic settlement founded by St. Colmcille in the sixth century. The remains of a Round Tower and the inscribed High Cross, which dates from the eleventh century are in what was the old monastic enclosure.

On this page you can see a map of Drumcliffe, see what's on in Drumcliffe, find out how to get to Drumcliffe, find things to see and do in Drumcliffe, visit local websites for Drumcliffe, find Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Drumcliffe, browse restaurants in Drumcliffe.

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Bus to Drumcliffe

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 474:
      • Maugherow - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo (Bus Station) - Maugherow
    • 480:
      • Derry (Ulsterbus Depot Foyle St ) - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo (Bus Station) - Derry (Ulsterbus Depot Foyle St )
    • 483:
      • Ballyshannon (Bus Station) - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo (Bus Station) - Ballyshannon (Opp Bus Station)
    • 64:
      • Derry (Magee Campus Strand Road) - Galway (Bus Station)
      • Galway (Bus Station) - Derry (Magee Campus Strand Road)

Things to See and Do in Drumcliffe

Drumcliffe Church and Graveyard

Co. Sligo, Ireland
The church and graveyard of Drumcliffe lie under the shadow of Sligo's most famous mountain, Ben Bulben. It is here the the poet W.B. Yeats instructed that he be buried.The church has been restored and facilitates an audio visual presentation, visitor cen

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Drumcliffe

Benbulben Farmhouse B&B Benbulben Farmhouse B&B

Cartronwilliamoge/Barnarobin, Sligo, Co. Sligo
Benbulben Farmhouse B&B offers sea and mountain views and full Irish breakfasts. Each room has a seating area and tea and coffee facilities. All rooms are en suite and feature a TV and DVD player.

Stonecroft Stonecroft

Kintogher Stonecroft, Sligo, Co. Sligo
Stonecroft is located in Sligo, 5 km from Yeats Memorial Building. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. The rooms are equipped with a TV with cable channels. You will find a kettle in the room.

Restaurants in Drumcliffe

Drumcliffe Tea House and Craft Shop

Drumcliffe, Drumcliff, Co. Sligo
This charming tea house and craft shop offers good wholesome food together with mouth watering home made cakes and desserts.

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