Explore Countryside I Relax I Adventure I Shop I Discover I Stay I Eat…
Watch the eagles roar, 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.
Tubbercurry Pride of Place Finalist: 2016 & 2017
Tubbercurry has won the Sligo section of Pride of Place Awards, we were selected by Sligo County Council for our continuous efforts in fighting back and bringing our wonderful town back to its former glory and striving to bring the town to be a great place both to live, work and visit. Tubbercurry Chamber of Commerce are the lead group on the project and with our winnings we were able to fund a short 90 second promotional video of Tubbercurry, which can be used to promote the town. We received runner-up in National Awards of Pride of Place. Please share the video and also feel free to embed on your website.
Bank of Ireland Tubbercurry & South Sligo Enterprise Town
Enterprise Town is a community event which will gives businesses, clubs and societies in Tubbercurry and the surrounding areas an opportunity to showcase (for free) all they have to offer and what makes this area such a great location to do business, socialise and live in. This was a free event and was open to the entire community. Event was organised by Sheila Lenehan & Joann Hosey of Bank of Ireland Tubbercurry.
Tubbercurry were awarded the 1st Runner Up Prize in Population 0 – 3000 and a prize of €2000 in 2017.
Digital Ambassador Team for South Sligo
Is a group of volunteers, who post on Tubbercurry.ie social media accounts (Facebook/ Twitter/ Instagram) and promote the hashtag #SouthSligo.
Please use the #SouthSligo on all your posts/tweets for community and business events and join the conversation. If you are interested in joining the team and becoming an ambassador for South Sligo, please contact us.