Sligo, Ireland

Sligo Secret Scripture Trail

Sligo Secret Scripture Trail

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17 tour stops

1

Introduction

Starting point and how to use this app.

2 min
2

Garavogue River

Garavogue river

 
3

Savoy Picture House

Old Savoy Cinema building on Market street

 
4

The Friary

Dominican Holy Cross Priory Church

 
5

Hargadons Bar

Traditional public house dating back to 1860's

 
6

John Street

Home of the McNulty family

 
7

St John's Church & Graveyard

St John's Cathedral & Graveyard

 
8

The Lungy

The Lungy House

 
9

Sligo Cathedral

Church of Immaculate Conception

 
10

Gaiety Cinema

Art Deco cinema

 
11

Café Cairo

Egyptian themed café

 
12

Lyons Café

Upstairs cafe at the Department store

 
13

Ballast Quay

Sligo Docks

 
14

Harbour House

Old Harbour Master house

 
15

St Columba's Asylum

Old Asylum building

 
16

Knocknarea and Strandhill

Queen Maeve's cairn and the seaside village where Rose lives.

 
17

Conclusion

We hope you enjoyed the tour.

 

Overview

Welcome to the Sligo Secret Scripture Literary Trail - this guide produced by Melcoo Tours, guides you back in time, to Sligo town in the 1920's and 1930's, to the places that inspired the author Sebastian Barry, in his trilogy of books, which were based around the lives of the semi-fictional McNulty family. This tour will take you through the streets of Sligo where the characters walked, giving you a sense of the local history and architectural heritage of the locations during this time.

Itinerary 22 km / 3:00

Offline map included

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