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Cliffoney, Co. Sligo

Cliffoney (Irish: Cliafuine) is a tranquil village in County Sligo, 25km (15 miles) from Sligo town and 8km (5 miles) south of Bundoran County Donegal.

Cliffoney is set at the foot of the Benbulben and Benwhisken Mountains overlooking Donegal Bay and Mullaghmore Harbour.

Surrounded by sea and mountains, the area includes a series of interesting sites for visitors such as the Gleniff Horseshoe, Creevykeel Court Tomb and Bunduff Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary which has an abundance of over-wintering birds.

The Cloonerco Bogs which stretch across the Cliffoney landscape are of particular significance to flora and fauna enthusiasts. The area is very popular with artists due to the ever changing scenery here.

Cliffoney appeals to anglers with plentiful salmon and trout, whilst hillwalkers, divers, surfers and pony trekkers are also well catered for in the area.

Gardens

Salthill Walled Garden - County Donegal
Salthill Walled Garden
Mountcharles, Co. Donegal
When Elizabeth Temple started to reclaim a 200 year old walled garden, she did the logical thing and started gardening near the door. Nothing remained in the walled acre except a greenhouse and some paths, and a new garden - rather than a restore ...
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Golf

Donegal Golf Club - Murvagh Donegal County Donegal ireland
Donegal Golf Club
Donegal, Co. Donegal
Course Type: Parkland
Donegal Golf Club at Murvagh, Co Donegal is an outstanding links golf course. Designed by the legendary course architect, Eddie Hackett, it is continually featured in Golf World's Top 100 courses in Ireland and Great Britain.
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Bruckless House Gate Lodge
Bruckless, Co. Donegal
The first gatelodge at Bruckless House was built in the eighteenth century, before the railway came to the area. When this iron road arrived, it passed through the site of this building of which there is now no trace. In the early 1900s, Thomas K ...
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What's On

Sligo Farmers Market - County Sligo - Saturdays
Every Saturday 9am - 1pm

Event Location: Sligo IT college car park, Ballinode, Sligo

Wide range of organic and artisan foods. Teas, Coffee and home baking. Craft also f ...
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Tourist Attractions

Donegal Castle - Donegal Town County Donegal Ireland
Donegal Castle
Donegal, Co. Donegal
Built by the O'Donnell chieftain in the 15th century, beside the River Eske, Donegal Castle has extensive 17th century additions by Sir Basil Brooke. For most of the last two centuries, the majority of the buildings lay in ruins but the castle wa ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Harvey's Point
Lough Eske, Co. Donegal
Blessed with one of Ireland’s most beautiful locations, on the shores of Lough Eske, the Gysling family’s hotel is in a setting reminiscent of their native Switzerland - a dramatic backdrop for those who opt to arrive by helicopter or ...
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