General Manager & Owner

Michael J. Waugh

My Grandparents Emigrated from Ireland, and as a red headed boy growing up in New York, I often imagined what life was like for them in Ireland. I eventually had my dream come true, and went to visit my cousins at my grandparent’s Homeplaces in the West of Ireland.

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Accommodation Provider

Geraldine Gibbons

Geraldine is the perfect host to our lovely B&B in Sligo!

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Tour Guide

Pius Murray

Pius is a native of Portumna, County Galway. He lives in Corofin, County Clare, on the southern edge of the Burren. He has a deep knowledge of the Burren and Inisheer(Aran Islands), which he is delighted to share with visitors.

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Business and Tour Development

Beatriz Häubi

Beatriz, or Bea to her friends, comes from a bicultural family, both Swiss and Mexican, and has spent many years working and traveling for international renowned airline and travel operations companies.

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Tour Guide

Neil McGrory

Neil is a native of Culdaff in the Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal the most northerly part of the Island of Ireland. He has had a lifetime of experience in the hospitality and entertainment business and is deeply involved in the preservation of the unique heritage sites of his local area.

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Tour Guide

Adrian O’Neill

Adrian is a passionate and energetic historian and general tour guide who was born and bred in Sligo. He studied Archaeology and Classical Studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) where he developed a strong interest in the broad spheres of early Greek and Roman history, society, mythology and architecture.

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Social Media

Rachael Sharkey

” I am fortunate enough to have grown up in a Gaeltacht area located in County Donegal in the North West of Ireland. A small parish where everyone knows one another. No matter where you go, you will be greeted with a friendly and familiar face. This has always been something very special to me.

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Tour Guide

David Lawless

David is originally from Dublin but is now lucky enough to live in wonderful Sligo, and takes great pleasure in sharing the beauty of the landscape, as well as the culture of the area. He is a Fáilte Ireland approved guide and a member of ATGI, and has a broad knowledge of the cultural history of the area,

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Sean Nos Dancer

Laura Ganley

Laura hails from Ballaghaderreen, County Roscommon in the West of Ireland. She has been Sean Nos Dancing for the past 12 years, teaching dance to both children and adults for the past 5 and a half years. She is a 4 time All Ireland Dance Champion, 3 time county fleadh champion and has won many other competitions across Ireland.

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Tour Guide

John Paul Ryan

John Paul is a local guide and historian. " My areas of special interest with regard to Sligo are the history and prehistory of the region, the local myths and legends, William Butler Yeats and the geology of the area."

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Tour Guide

Eddie O’Gorman

Originally from Tubbercurry Co. Sligo, Eddie O'Gorman is a teacher, a student of history, a tall ship sailor and a Spanish Armada enthusiast. Since 2007 he has lived at Streedagh Co. Sligo where three Spanish Armada shipwrecks of 1588 lie beneath the waves.

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Tour Guide

Dessie McCallion

Dessie has probably walked more miles in the hills of Donegal during his spare time than anyone else you could mention and has always taken an avid interest in the history and features he's passed along the way.

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