Sligo Town, Co. Sligo

This lively county town is built on the Garavogue and is one of the most important in the north-west of Ireland. It is a hive of activity. For the sport-minded there is fishing in many of the lakes and rivers in the area, golf, boats for hire and summer walking tours in the town. 'Culture vultures' may wish to visit the theater or the historical monuments in this beautiful town.

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

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Rail to Sligo Town

Sligo Town, Co. Sligo is served by Sligo.

Bus to Sligo Town

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 23:
      • Dublin (Busras) - Sligo IT (Ash Lane Bus Stop)
      • Sligo IT (Ash Lane Bus Stop) - Dublin (Busras)
    • 458:
      • Ballina (Bus Station) - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo (Bus Station) - Ballina (Bus Station)
    • 460:
      • Castlerea (Railway Station) - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo (Bus Station) - Castlerea (Railway Station)
    • 462:
      • Carrigallen (Ulster Bank Main Street) - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo (Bus Station) - Carrigallen (Tourist Office Main St)
    • 469:
      • Longford (Rail Station) - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo (Bus Station) - Longford (Rail Station)
    • 470:
      • Glenfarne (Kettys Bar) - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo (Bus Station) - Manorhamilton (Sligo Rd)
    • 471:
      • Castlebaldwin (Opp Supermac) - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo (Bus Station) - Ballymote (Faulty Towers)
    • 474:
      • Maugherow - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo (Bus Station) - Maugherow
    • 475:
      • Coolaney (Opp Radharc Na hAbhann) - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo IT (Ash Lane Bus Stop) - Ballymote (Faulty Towers)
    • 479:
      • Aclare (Gallaghers High Road) - Sligo (Bus Station)
      • Sligo (Bus Station) - Aclare (McGuiness High Road)
    • 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)
    • 66:
      • Enniskillen (Ulsterbus Depot) - Westport (Mill St Westbound Stop)
      • Westport (Mill St Eastbound Stop) - Enniskillen (Ulsterbus Depot)
    • S1:
      • Cairns Road (Opp Markievicz Heights) - Cartron (Classibawn Drive)
      • Cartron (Classibawn Drive) - Cairns Road (Opp Markievicz Heights)
    • S2:
      • Rosses Point (RC Church) - Strandhill (Shore Road Car Park)
      • Strandhill (Shore Road Car Park) - Rosses Point (Opp RC Church)
  • Bus routes operated by Bus Feda Teoranta:
    • 964

Things to See and Do in Sligo Town

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

4 km from Sligo Town, Co. Sligo, Ireland
Greatest concentration of megalithic monuments in Europe - one such site, Carrowmore, is reputedly one of the oldest and largest Stone Age burial sites in Western Europe.

Model Arts and Niland Gallery

The Mall, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo, Ireland

Queen Maeve's Cairn

Knocknarea, Co. Sligo, Ireland
The huge cairn on the summit of Knocknarea Mountain, is the reputed burial mound of the ancient warrior Queen.

Saint Johns Cathedral Sligo

John Street, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo, Ireland

Sligo Abbey Sligo Abbey

Abbey Street, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo, Ireland
Well preserved Dominican Abbey founded by Maurice Fitzgerald around 1253.

Sligo Art Gallery

Hyde Bridge, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo, Ireland
Located in the Yeats Memorial Building, the gallery was founded in 1977. It houses ten to twelve major exhibitions annually.

Sligo County Museum and Library

Stephen Street, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo, Ireland
This Museum houses an extensive collection of Jack Yeats's paintings.

Sligo Indoor Airsoft

Potter's Yard, Market Yard, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo
Sligo's only indoor AirSoft and Archery shooting range. Our AirSoft guns are replica weapons which fire small plastic pellets, giving you the experience and the fun of shooting without the danger. We have a selection of your Hollywood favourites including

The Hawk's Well Theatre

Temple Street, Sligo, Co Sligo, Ireland
The regional Performing Arts Centre for the North West of Ireland.

Hotels in Sligo Town

Best Western Sligo Southern Hotel & Leisure Centre Best Western Sligo Southern Hotel & Leisure Centre

Strandhill Road, Sligo, Co. Sligo
Best Western Sligo Southern Hotel is located in Sligo city centre, beside Sligo Train and Bus Station. It offers a restaurant, free parking and a leisure centre with a pool and a gym.

Clarion Hotel Sligo Clarion Hotel Sligo

Clarion Road, Ballinode, Sligo, Co. Sligo
With a swimming pool, gym, and Essence Spa, the modern Clarion Sligo is 5 minutes’ drive from Sligo’s centre. Guests can enjoy Egyptian cotton sheets, free Wi-Fi, and a relaxing spa bath.

Sligo City Hotel Sligo City Hotel

Quay Street, Sligo, Co. Sligo
Ideally situated in the city centre of Sligo, the Sligo City Hotel is next to O'Connell Street, which offers extensive shopping, riverside restaurants and cosy bars.

Sligo Park Hotel & Leisure Club Sligo Park Hotel & Leisure Club

Pearse Road, Sligo, Co. Sligo
Boasting a 16-metre indoor pool, tennis courts, and rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, this 4-star hotel is just 3 minutes’ drive from Sligo centre. Free Wi-Fi is available, and guests can relax in the hotel hot tub.

The Glasshouse The Glasshouse

Swan Point, Sligo, Co. Sligo
With stunning design and spacious rooms, The Glasshouse is set on The Garravogue River in Sligo’s centre. It boasts an AA Rosette restaurant and a gym.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Sligo Town

Caring Bed and Breakfast Caring Bed and Breakfast

Drum East, Enniskillen Road, Sligo, Co. Sligo
Surrounded by open fields and the Dartry Mountains, Caring Bed and Breakfast provides bed and breakfast accommodation in a relaxed setting to the north of Sligo. With free parking and WiFi, it also offers Reiki, massage and reflexology services.

Iorras Bed and Breakfast Iorras Bed and Breakfast

Ballincar, Rosses Point Road, Sligo, Co. Sligo
Located in Sligo, Iorras Bed and Breakfast offers en-suite accommodation with free WiFi access throughout. The property features a spacious garden and benefits from on-site private parking facilities free of charge.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Sligo Town

Benbulben Suites Benbulben Suites

Clarion Road, Ballinode, Sligo, Co. Sligo
Close to Sligo town centre, these modern, purpose-built apartments and rooms offer self-catered accommodation just a 5-minute drive from Ireland’s scenic coastline. Each apartment at the Benbulben Suites is serviced weekly.

High Street Apartment High Street Apartment

23 High Street, Sligo, Co. Sligo
Located 300 metres from Sligo Abbey, High Street Apartment offers accommodation in Sligo. The kitchen features an oven and a microwave, as well as a kettle. Other facilities at High Street Apartment include a sun terrace.

In The Woods In The Woods

Slish Wood, Correagh, Sligo, Co. Sligo
In The Woods offers accommodation in Sligo Lough Gill. In The Woods features views of the mountains and is 5 km from Parkes Castle. Free private parking is available on site.

The Stableyard The Stableyard

The Stableyard, Mount Shannon House, Bundoran Road, Sligo, Co. Sligo
The Stableyard offers pet-friendly accommodation in Sligo. Yeats Memorial Building is 2 km away. Free private parking is available on site. The accommodation has a flat-screen TV. There is a seating and/or dining area in some units.

The Village Self-Catering The Village Self-Catering

Clarion Road, Sligo, Co. Sligo
Situated a 5-minute drive from Sligo town centre, The Village offers self-catering apartments with free parking and easy access to the picturesque Irish countryside.

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Pubs & Nightlife

Sligo Town Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

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