Ballygilgan Strand, Lissadell Beach, Sligo

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: August 28, 2012
  • Updated: March 12, 2018
Location: Sligo
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Ballygilgan Strand and Lissadell Beach are located only 8km north of Sligo Town in the north west of Ireland. These south-facing beaches are very popular with locals and tourists alike. The area is well known for walking, swimming, surfing and other watersports and in winter Bird Watching. The poet W.B. Yeats (1869-1939) is buried at Drumcliffe which is only 3km from Lissadel. 

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1. Ballygilgan Strand, Lissadell Beach, Sligo

Altitude: 6 m