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Lovely Place

We drove out along the shores of Lough Gill and stood on Dooney Rock looking out the lake. It was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bourlingueur60
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Albany, New York
Lough Gill has provided inspiration to the Irish poet Yeats and now I know why. The views are spectacular and plentiful

Lough Gill is a large fresh water lake, the name in Galic means bright water. The views have a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RD M
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Sligo, Ireland

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove out along the shores of Lough Gill and stood on Dooney Rock looking out the lake. It was a glorious sunny afternoon and our cousin read a poem by Yeats. What a treat!!

Thank Bourlingueur60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lough Gill is a large fresh water lake, the name in Galic means bright water. The views have a huge "wow" factor and need to be experienced in peson for the full effect. There are boat excursions and attractions on its shores to enjoy after...More

Thank RD M
Reviewed 24 June 2017

From the outside, it doesn't look like much but take the tour and you will find it well worth your time. The history of the place is fascinating.

Thank DianaJoan
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lake with small islands, surrounded by hills and forest. I can see why Yeats loved it! Stop and see Parkes Castle, and take the Rose of Innisfree boat tour from there. Another 15 min drive takes one up to the village of Dromahair, which...More

Thank Amar K
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I walked there from the city center. Amazing scenery. I wish I could have seen more but the weather was bad and I have had to go back

Thank Marie T
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Worth doing. We stopped at Parkes Castle on the way and then headed into Sligo at the end for some lunch.

Thank MichelleLichfield_UK
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We took a boat trip on Lough Gill, We boarded at Parke's Castle, which is actually in Co. Leitrim! George and his wife have operated this 'Rose-of- Innisfree' tour boat for over 25 years! We loved this trip, as both George and his wife are...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Wow! What a place, I'm into photography and chose Sligo as my Easter base for some photography, and what a choice, with so many Historical sites, Mountains, Lakes, Loughs, Beaches etc within a 10 mile Radius! Highly recommend to anyone!

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous drive to do if you are in Slig. Lots of rest stops, most with picnic facilities. The views of Lough Gill are stunning. The famous Lake Isle of Innisfree made famous by Yeats is a particular highlight. Plenty of good eateries here and...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A really great drive especially if the weather is good and in October the colour of the autumn leaves is fabulous

Thank AustraliaGus
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