Sligo Secret Scripture Walking Tour

Sligo Secret Scripture Walking Tour

Guided Walking Tour – Sligo Secret Scripture

The Sligo Secret Scripture tour is a literary & local history tour based in Sligo town. The tour takes you back to Sligo from the turn of the twentieth century to 1930’s from the viewpoint of one semi-fictional family.  The award-winning author and Laureate in Fiction Sebastian Barry, inspired by his family history set his novels in the town.

This tour will take you through the streets of Sligo where the characters walked, giving you a sense of the social history and heritage of the locations during this time

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Book a tour

Click on the contact link below or send a mail to melcooireland (at) Gmail dot com to book private/group tours.


Walking tour Sligo
Book a local history and literary tour of Sligo



Download the free self-guided walking tour

If you can’t go on a group or private tour, I have created a free self-guided tour, which you can download to your smartphone/tablet. The self-guided tour sets out the locations, provides some background and quotes from the books.

Simply search for Guidigo on the iTunes or Google Play store and download the app.

Then log in using email or Facebook and then you can download Sligo Secret Scripture and use it offline.

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Melcoo Tours is a member of the Independent Tour Guides Association, and tours are insured.

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