The Northwest Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The Northwest - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Sligo Town 6

Carrick-on-Shannon 4

Letterkenny 3

Gleann Cholm Cille (Glencolumbkille) 3

Killybegs 3

Ballyshannon 3

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Lough Gill 2

Glenveagh National Park 1

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Attic Memorial at Carrick Workhouse

  • Cemetery

Follow the stylized footprints of a mother and child from St. George's Heritage Centre to the Attic Memorial at Carrick Workhouse to...

Belleek Pottery Ltd.

  • Industrial Site/Mill/Factory

For generations the name Belleek has been synonymous with much of Ireland's delicate ivory porcelain figurines and woven china baskets...

Bundoran Waterworld

  • Amusement Park/Water Park

When the weather closes in, retreat indoors at Bundoran's Waterworld and Seaweed Baths along the seafront. The bathing facilities are...

Costello Memorial Chapel

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Ask at the tourist office for a copy of the signposted historical walking-town-trail booklet and accompanying map (€2). A top sight...

Creevelea Abbey

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Founded by the Franciscans in 1508, Creevelea was the last community to be established before the suppression of the monasteries by England...

Creevykeel

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

One of Ireland's best megalithic court-tombs, Creevykeel contains a burial area and an enclosed open-air court where rituals were performed...

Donegal Castle

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Donegal Castle was built by clan leader Hugh O'Donnell in the 1470s. More than a century later, this structure was the home of his descendant...

Drumcliff Tea House and Craft Shop

  • Store/Shop/Mall

A good place to buy local crafts, books of W.B. Yeats's poetry, and books about the poet's life, the Drumcliff Tea House and Craft Shop...

Franciscan Abbey

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

The ruins of the Franciscan Abbey, founded in 1474 by Hugh O'Donnell, are a five-minute walk south of town at a spectacular site perched...

Glebe House and Gallery

  • House/Mansion/Villa

On the northwest shore of Gartan Lough just off R251 is Glebe House and Gallery, a sweetly elegant redbrick Regency manor with 25 acres...

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