Dooney Rock


This is located on the southern shore of Lough Gill east of Sligo Town.

Site Description

This area around Lough Gill inspired the poet W.B. Yeats to write the The Fiddler of Dooney. It is an area rich in flora and fauna and as a result has been designated as an Area of Scientific Interest(ASI)and forms part of the Lough Gill Natural Heritage Area(NHA).

Dooney Rock Features

Walking Trails,

How do I get there?

From Sligo Town take the N4 . At 4km south of Sligo take the R 287 to Ballintogher. The site is signposted at 4km.

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No of car spaces:20
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Contact Info

Contact name:Brian McGarraghy