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Dooney, Co.Sligo is one of Ireland's true beauty spots

Ireland is one of the most tranquil and picturesque countries in the world and nowhere displays this more than the delightful Dooney, Co. Sligo. It's one of the premier locations on the Emerald Isle for walking tours, with its breathtaking scenery and abundance of flora and fauna.

Dooney is located 6km to the southeast of Sligo Town, on the shores of the fabulous Lough Gill. The area has some of the best nature trails in the country, which are ideal for getting some exercise and fresh air while enjoying the splendid views of the lake that Dooney affords. There are also plenty of beautiful picnic areas located in Dooney, so bring some food with you so you can make the most of these.

For anyone with even a passing interest in Irish history, Dooney is a terrific place to visit because there are so many places here with a historical association. Some of the places that you might want to visit include Church Island Monastery, Tobernalt Holy Well, Sligo Abbey and The Green Fort. For a full list of the tourist attractions in Dooney visit Travelpod.com, where you'll find a map showing you exactly where all the places of interest in Dooney are located.

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