In America, it was turned into a business. Now, it’s benefiting the local economy, bringing bus loads of tourists into Sligo and the north west. Its origins go back to March 2007. That’s when American Michael Regan-Waugh brought his partner Trish O’Donnell Jenkins to Sligo for a holiday.
Four years later, on March 17th, 2011, they left their jobs, sold their house in the U.S. and started Wild West Irish Tours.