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Easky Castle

O’Dowd Castle, which was built in 1207, and became home to the O’Dowd chieftains of Tireragh (the barony of much of West Sligo). The castle was originally built for Oliver McDonnell who came to the area to marry an O’Dowd widow. Located beside Easky pier, much of the original structure of the castle has been lost over time, yet the main body of the castle remains.

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Sligo Beach Receives Blue Flag Award

The Blue Flag is one of the world’s most recognised eco-labels. Beaches and marinas that achieve this accolade must comply with a specific set of criteria relating to water quality, information provision, environmental education, safety and beach management. Beaches are awarded for the bathing season (June 1st to September 15th in Ireland)

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Corey Whyte - Photographer & Creative Marketer

I’m Corey, founder of Best Of Sligo and owner of U Media Creative Marketing Agency. Best Of Sligo is a voluntary project aimed at promoting Sligo.

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