Gortarowey – Lovely Sligo walk

Gortarowey – Lovely Sligo walk

Gortarowey walk is a unknown as its new and somewhat hidden from public but well worth checking out. It seems like the council have done a lot of work on this path recently. Fantastic views of Ben Bulben. Nice forested track for half of the walk.

Knocknarea

Knocknarea

Fantastic views. Ancient burial place of Queen Maeve. Knocknarea is an anglicization of an Irish name. The Placenames Database of Ireland gives the Irish name as Cnoc na Riabh (meaning "hill of the stripes"). However, P.W. Joyce preferred the interpretation Cnoc na...

Lough Easkey Loop Walk

Lough Easkey Loop Walk

This walk is a waymarked route tracing the shores of lough Easkey. The walk covers blanket bog with a combination of forest tracks, laneways and minor roads, leading walkers into the Ox Mountains. The blanket bog on the route is a Special Area of Conservation. For...

Lough Talt Loop

Lough Talt Loop

Start at JoeDans pub in Drummartin and walk the R294 north to the lake. This loop walk traces the shores of lough talt. It is a combination of tracks, laneways and roads. For more information: southsligowalkingfestival@gmail.com

Deer Park

Deer Park

Magheraghanrush townland is the location of Deer Park. Worth a visit because of a unique megalithic tomb at the summit. Many consider this one of the best examples of court cairns (tombs) in Ireland.

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