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Trad Softly Walking Tours
Sligo Town, Co. Sligo
Join Trad Softly Walking Tours for entertaining walking tours of historic Sligo Town, provided by David Lawless, a Fáilte Ireland National and Regional Guide for the north west, and a fully insured member of ATGI, the Approved Tourist Guides of Ireland. David has also been on the panel of guides providing Sligo walking tours that were provided by the Sligo Tourism Development Agency for several years.

Trad Softly Walking Tours, Sligo town, are an entertaining mix of the history of the area, the background to some of the town’s significant buildings, and tales of some of the fascinating characters who are associated with Sligo - some you may know, but others that you may not have heard of, that had an impact on the international stage.

Some of the highlights include Sligo Abbey, Sligo Town Hall, WB Yeats, his family, and their connections to Sligo, the Sligo cathedrals, Sligo courthouse, and stories of industry, tradition, and characters such as Barnardo O’Higgins and Lola Montez. They also like to give suggestions on things to do and places to visit during a stay in the area, there is so much to be discovered.

Trad Softly Walking Tours also provide guided walks around the county, from Strandhill to the Gleniff Horseshoe, Knocknarea to Benbulben, and plenty more besides. Traditional Irish music is a big part of Trad Softly Walking Tours, and they like to include a tune on the whistle if possible, and chat about the famed Sligo Style of traditional music.

Sligo, the largest town in the north west of Ireland, is a welcoming place set in a picturesque location surrounded by iconic mountains, lakes, rivers and the Atlantic Ocean. The area has an amazing history dating back to Neolithic times, evidence of which can be seen around the county. There is a wonderful tradition of culture in the area, including traditional Irish music, poetry, painting, arts and crafts, and more besides.

Contact Trad Softly Walking Tours to discuss options, all their tours can be tailored to suit your interests, availability, and schedule. Join them for entertaining, informative, musical and fun tours of Sligo.

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