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Sligo Dark Tales Tour
Sligo TownCo. Sligo
Walking
Sligo Walking Tours offer macabre guided walking tours through the narrow streets of Sligo visiting the locations where many grim events happened to explore Sligo's dark past.

Sligo Walking Tours run social history and literary-themed walking tours. Explore Sligo's dark history on the Dark Tales walking tour revealing the town's turbulent past with stories of the undead, executions, jail-breaks, disease and other grim tales.

On the tour discover Sligo's connection to Bram Stoker, the Irish author, best known for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.

Hear how stories of the cholera epidemic inspired Stoker in his writing, the tragic history of Sligo Abbey that inspired W.B. Yeats and the grim tales of crime and punishment in the nineteenth century.

Public tours run on the weekends and private/group tours can be organised for various dates. Please book in advance. Sligo Walking Tours is run by Sligo native, tour guide and historian Mel Maolanfaidh.

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