Sligo Abbey is a Dominican Friary founded in the mid 13th century by Maurice Fitzgerald. The abbay contains carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculpture, a well preserved cloister and Read more [...]
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Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s Sligo listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Sligo day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Sligo activity.
Roslee castle was home to the O’Dowd chieftains of the barony of Tireragh, having been originally built for Oliver McDonnell. Situated adjacent to Easkey pier, the 63 feet high castle Read more [...]
Heapstown Cairn is believed to enclose a passage grave and is 57m in diameter and about 6m high.
Sligo County Museum is a museum in a former clergy house dedicated to the history of County Sligo.
Sligo Folk Park shows rural life and Irish heritage at the turn of the late 19th Century. The Folk Park is set in the grounds of the authentically restored Millview Read more [...]
Inishmurray is an uninhabited island situated 7 km (4 mi) off the coast of County Sligo and the island covers .9 km2 (0.3 mi2). There are remains of an early Read more [...]
Sligo Cathedral wss designed by George Goldie, one of the foremost Catholic architects in England in the nineteenth century, and opened in 1874 by Cardinal Paul Cullen of Dublin and Read more [...]
Ballymote castle is a large rectangular keepless castle, built around 1300. It has many similarities with Beaumaris Castle, in Anglesey, Wales, built by King Edward I of England. The entrance has a ddouble-toweredgate, and Read more [...]
Carrowmore is a megalithic tombs complex that has 30 surviving monuments and is among the oldest used passage tombs, the earliest depositions of approximately 3700 BC. Most of the sites Read more [...]
The Yeats Memorial Building is home of the Yeats Society and centrally located on Hyde Bridge, in Sligo Town Centre. A literary hub features an exhibit on Yeats’ life, a reference Read more [...]