Rosses Point Shanty Festival Rosses Point Shanty

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Be ye arriving by land or sea, directions lie below!

By Bus: From Sligo City: 10 Minutess on local bus route. (Take road named R291 to Rosses Point, bus marked Rosses Point) see www.buseireann.ie

By Train: Via our local train service, see www.irishrail.ie

By Plane: Lots of plane lines fly to Ireland. The closest one is Knock Airport, see www.irelandwestairport.com/

Directions: Driving from anywhere in Ireland, see AA Routefinder here...

Parking: There are plenty of car parking spaces along the Rosses Point promenade.

Rosses Point GPS Coordinates: 54.3047546N, -8.5640206W

Travel Times:

  • From Belfast: 3 hours approx.
  • From Dublin: 2.5 hours approx.
  • From Knock Airport: 45 mins approx
By Email Email Us

Feel free to pop us an email at rossespointshanty@gmail.com

Shanty Fun
By Phone Call us

Our festival number for shanty affairs is
+353 (0) 851204781

Dancing Shanty

A village celebrated
by Yeats

We are located in the picturesque seaside village of Rosses Point in the North West of Ireland (Just two and a half hours from Dublin city). The village marks the entrance to Sligo Harbour, hosts the famous West of Ireland Golf Championship and Sligo Yacht Club’s most ancient Irish sailing trophy, the “Ladies Cup”.
It also hosts other great activities like sea angling (Sligo Boat Charters) kiteboarding (LSD kiteboarding) and a range of other (not all water-based) challenges.
Rosses Point is often referenced by the poet W.B. Yeats for its beautiful scenery.
There is also a shop, restaurants, pubs, B&Bs, guesthouses and a hotel in Rosses Point for those early pre-voyage breakfasts and late nights!!

Stormy Sam arriving

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