Visitors here get to see a replica of a Crannóg (Lake Dwelling), Ring Fort and “An Iron Age Roadway.” Craggaunowen Castle which was built around 1550 is also situated on the grounds .
‘Author of Many Plays’ is the simple accolade to George Bernard Shaw on the plaque outside his birthplace and his Victorian home and early life mirrors this simplicity.
The National Gallery of Ireland houses the national collection of Irish art and European master paintings. Admission to the permanent collection is FREE
Drimnagh Castle was, until 1954, one of the oldest continually inhabited castles in Ireland and is an outstanding example of an old feudal stronghold.
An Early Christian site founded by St. Ciarán in the mid-6th century on the eastern bank of the River Shannon.
Award-winning Dan O’Hara’s Heritage and History Centre, listed as one of Ireland’s top tourist attractions, offers unique experience which should be part of everyones visit to…
This collegiate church, was built in the late 13th century on the site of an earlier monastery.
With the aid of special effects and life size models, visitors to are taken back in history in an entertaining way. Children can write with a quill and ink or even dress in the attire of a …
An impressive and well preserved Cistercian Monastery which was founded in the 12th century under the patronage of the local ruling family, the MacDermotts.
The village of Knockcroghery was famous for almost 300 years as a centre for the production of clay pipes or “dudeens”.Here you will see the craft of making pipes using the original…
Derryglad Folk Museum is privately owned and houses a unique 25 year old collection of horse-drawn machinery restored to original working order.
This is the largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland and is also among the country’s oldest, with monuments ranging from five and a half thousand to six and a half thousand years…
Known locally as the Abbey, this Dominican Friary was founded in the mid – 13th century by Maurice Fitzgerald.
The Model Arts and Niland Gallery is a virbrant centre for the arts in Sligo, hosting work from all over the world.NOTE: TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR REDEVELOPMENT,
This Norman Castle dominates the town centre and commands the traditional gateway to the West of Ireland.
At the Locke’s Distillery Museum visitors can take a step back in time and visit the “oldest licensed pot still distillery in the world”, established in 1757.