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Sligo Walking Tours

#13 of 26 Tours in Sligo
Sligo, Ireland
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About Sligo Walking Tours
Explore Sligo's dark history on a guided walking tour revealing Sligo's turbulent past with tales of nineteenth-century crime and punishment, executions, jail-breaks, disease and other macabre tales. On the tour discover the town's connection to Bram Stoker, the Irish author, best known for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.
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Overview
On the tour discover Sligo’s connection to Bram Stoker,

the Irish author, best known for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.

Hear how stories of the cholera epidemic inspired Stoker in his writing.

The tragic history of Sligo Abbey that inspired W.B. Yeats.

Grim tales of crime and punishment in the nineteenth century.
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johnire01 wrote a review Nov 2021
Sligo, Ireland187 contributions77 helpful votes
Very interesting tour. Melissa had lots of information.Highly enjoyable and would totally recommend if you’re in Sligo.
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Liz S wrote a review Oct 2021
Sligo, Ireland27 contributions12 helpful votes
Excellent tour guide, very fluent and knowledgeable, nicely paced and engaging. Would sign up for other tours based on this experience.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Suzanne S wrote a review Oct 2021
Maynooth, Ireland1 contribution1 helpful vote
It was a fun and informative nights entertainment. She really knew her information and told it in and interesting and enjoyable way. Great tour.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Expedition150881 wrote a review Oct 2021
8 contributions13 helpful votes
I organised the Dark Tales Walking Tour with a work group, all of us from Sligo. Mel was great and we all agreed that we didn't know Sligo had such a rich interesting history.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Enda K wrote a review Sep 2021
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Our group of 20 had a fabulous time on the Dark Tales walking tour with the delightful Melissa. A really insightful tour of the history of Sligo and it's association with Bram Stoker.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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