Sligo, Derry or Dungiven??

Feb 12th, 2007, 09:10 PM
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Sligo, Derry or Dungiven??

Trying to pick one of these cities for sleeping in... I plan on spending some time in each but wonder which one for lodging and food... My ancestors came from Dungiven but not a lot of info that I have found on the town.. Help! Thanks
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Feb 13th, 2007, 01:32 AM
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It depends what you want to do - Dungiven is a small town, Derry is a small city, Sligo is a small city.

Sligo and Derry are very different.

Food is good in Sligo. You could alos stay somewhere in Donegal - it really depends what your tastes are.

If you give more details perhaps I can help.
Feb 13th, 2007, 04:24 AM
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I enjoy photography so anything historic, or picturesque, mainly I am an outdoor photographer. My husband and I enjoy music, so if one seems to have more traditional pubs or if one seems to have the better selection of food.
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Feb 13th, 2007, 04:38 AM
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Sligo (just outside the city) has some very interesting areas for a photographer. The area around Ben Bulbin is one of my favourites.

Also, near Derry there are some nice old sea side towns around the Inishowen peninsula - like Moville and Greencastle. Which are not particularly touristic and very nice for a photographer - but these can be done on day trips.

Sligo has quite a few traditional pubs and good restaurants.

Depending on how long you are staying, you could stay around Sligo for a few days and then outside Derry for a few days.

Feb 13th, 2007, 04:39 AM
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Actually Sligo is a town - not a city!
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