Co. Sligo. “Fish ‘n Ships & Docks ‘n Stroll” - A Tour of Sligo Quays.

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“Fish ‘n Ships & Docks ‘n Stroll” - A Tour of Sligo Quays.

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Dive into Sligo Port’s history, walking the quays and hearing stories of ships, trade, emigration, industry, folklore, shipwrecks, and more.

Sligo Port has played an important role in Ireland’s maritime history.

Join David Lawless of Trad Softly tours for this guided walking tour of Sligo docks.

● A new walking tour specially developed for GuideFest - Hear about the role of the port in the growth of Sligo during the age of sail and the arrival of steam; Navigational issues in the bay; Steamers, Lighters, Dredgers, Barques, Brigs & more; Commerce, trade, and industrial tensions; Seafaring families & local characters; Folklore, smuggling, and nautical language; Emigration before, during and after the Famine; Shipwrecks and tragedies; The Port in the present day, and the increase in harbour traffic in recent years

The tour takes about 90 minutes.

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