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Watch the eagles soar, trek the Sligo Way, explore the Ox Mountains, try canoeing, kayaking or SUP, horse riding, take time out for a visit to our ancient megalithic sites or sample some Irish culture with a host of music, dance, folklore, drama and festivals.
Or relax with a locally made craft beer, award winning local cuisine or pick up a gift in our local shops. But most of all meet the people and enjoy the relaxing surroundings of South Sligo.
South Sligo is a region in the west of Ireland, with the second largest Town in County Sligo based in this region Tubbercurry (Tobercurry). Tubbercurry meaning the Well of the Rock boasts many traditions and continues these traditions with festivals and events held every year. Tubbercurry has a strong heritage of Drama and Music with the South Sligo Summer School held every year in the month of July. The Drama Festivals held twice a year, in one of the Towns famous landmark’s St, Bridget’s Hall, opposite the ever popular meeting spot, “the Town Clock”
The Old Fair Day held on an annual basis in August every year brings together the past and present traditions of the area, these events attract many visitors to the area, and are events not to be missed.
There is a strong emphasis on Culture in the area, Tubbercurry is located just beneath the Ox Mountains, which boasts some of the world’s most beautiful scenery with Sporting events taking place in the area that includes: the annual Walking festival, St. Patrick’s Day 10 k Road Race. Not to mention the many sports available to play in the area, with Gaelic Football and Hurling a strong tradition,this only builds on the community spirit which is evident in the area. Should you fancy a round of golf, a game of soccer or head out to Lough Talt for some Water Sports. Tubbercurry really does have it all.
The area is the Home of Tool Making in Ireland and today the vibrant business community, work together to ensure Tubbercurry is the ever popular trading town, situated on the N17, Tubbercurry is easily accessible by road and air with Knock Airport only a short distance away..
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Tubbercurry Pride of Place Judging 2016
Tubbercurry was delighted to host the judging for national Pride of Place awards on Monday 8th August.