Cultural Resources

The Model Arts and Niland Centre, The Mall, Sligo
Housing their permanent collection including works by Jack B. Yeats, the Centre also hosts exhibitions of major Irish and international contemporary art.

Drumcliffe Church and Visitor Centre
Burial site of William Butler Yeats, one of Ireland’s greatest poets.

Sligo Abbey
Dominican Friary founded in 1252/3 by Maurice Fitzgerald, the Chief Justice of Ireland. It has the oldest decorated high altar in an Irish monastic church, dating to the 15th century, and the beautifully carved O’Crean tomb dating to 1506 is an example of a medieval grave monument.

Hawkswell Theatre

Sligo Art Gallery

Yeats Memorial Building & Yeats Summer School

Parkes Castle
Situated on the shores of Lough Gill, this restored plantation castle, built in the early 17th century, is considered one of the finest examples of its kind. Facilities include tours, exhibitions and tea room.

Ceide Fields
Beneath the wild boglands of North Mayo lies Ceide Fields, the most extensive stone age monument in the world; field systems, dwelling areas and megalithic tombs of 5,000 years ago. In addition, the wild flora of the bog is of international importance and is bounded by some of the most spectacular rock formations and cliffs in Ireland.

Strokestown House
Strokestown House is an 18th century mansion which has been faithfully restored. It is unique in that it retains its original furnishings and professionally guided tours allow visitors to browse freely through the stately surroundings.

Salthill Gardens
Mountcharles, Co Donegal.

Sligo Folk Park
Sligo Folk Park is located in the beautiful village of Riverstown, Co Sligo. This community based attraction gives an experience of rural life and Irish heritage at the turn of the late 19th Century.

The North West Tourism and Cultural Centre is located in Temple Street, Sligo. It houses the Tourist Office, Sligo Heritage and Genealogy Centre. +353 (0)71 9161201

Foxford Woollen Mills Visitor Centre
At the core of the centre is The Historical Woollen Mill Tour where you can step back in time to see how life was in Foxford in the 1890’s. You will meet Mother Agnes Morrogh Bernard, the Irish Sister of Charity who founded the Woollen Mills in 1892. See how the town of Foxford grew and prospered around the Mill. The tour also includes a visit to the working woollen mill where skilled craftspeople can be seen producing the world famous rugs, blankets and tweeds. The Historical Woollen Mill Tour is available in German, French, Italian, Irish as well as English.