Tullaghan

  • Sunday, 22 July 2012 14:35

Tullaghan is situated along the N15 at the northerly most tip of Leitrim, along leitrim’s 2.5 mile coastline.  Sligo town is 31.8 km to the west of Tullaghan and the popular resort of Bundoran 3.4 km to the north. 

History:

Tullaghan Cross - This is a 9th-10th century medieval stone cross which is erected along the N15.  The celtic cross was discovered on the shore in 1778 and it is thought to be part of a long lost monastery.

Transport:

Bus Eireann Service this route the Bus service numbers are 064 and 480. 

Local areas of Interest:

Duff River - This is a well know salmon fishing river.  It flows from the Glenade valley into Donegal Bay.  The bottom 3.5 miles before the sea are great for salmon fishing. www.bunduffsalmonfishing.ie

Sport:

Tullaghan plays their gaelic football with the Melvin Gaels G.F.C. Club.  The club was first founded in 1954.  More information can be found on www.melvingaels.com.

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