There's great news for those in Sligo, or coming to visit, as Sligo Abbey has reopened to the public. The abbey has been closed to the public for the last two years, so it's wonderful to see them back open again. The abbey is open from the end of March to the end of October.... Continue Reading →
Sligo Abbey is lit up this week for Heritage Week. I think it looks beautiful. Luckily I had the Canon 100D with me, I think it's done a brilliant job on these. The rest of my photos are here.
On Wednesday there was free entry to Sligo Abbey and although I've been there before I couldn't resist another look. This Dominican Abbey survives from medieval days. It was built by Maurice Fitzgerald for the Dominicans in 1252 and was accidentally burnt down in 1414, when a candle left carelessly in the building set it... Continue Reading →