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About Glens to Sea

Map of Glens to Sea areaWe spring from the success of Townlands and People, a self funded voluntary heritage group set up in December 2012, straddling forty townlands in North Sligo and Leitrim.

  1. Ballintrillick
  2. Cliffoney
  3. Drumcliff
  4. Glenade
  5. Glencar
  6. Grange
  7. Kinlough
  8. Manorhamilton
  9. Maugherow
  10. Mullaghmore
  11. Tullaghan

We are neighbours in a traditionally disadvantaged and often disconnected rural area who have come together to get to know each other better and record the heritage of the area and its people before the information is lost.

This encounter has been the springboard to a discuss on the very sustainability of our community.

We see the Conversation Series as being about the process of delivering it, as the end result which is foundation building for the future.

In summary, we see the short to medium term benefits of the series as being:-

  • Greater knowledge and confidence in our own place
  • Help in auditing and documenting accurately all that is positive within
    the defined Glens to sea to Sea, North Sligo & Leitrim territory
  • Create stronger ties and building confidence between neighbours
    and the wider community by working together
  • To foster a deeper appreciation of our heritage, environment and
    community and to work together inclusively to achieve this
  • Generate a greater external appreciation of who we are and what
    we have uniquely to offer visitors
  • Critically, encourage authentic tourism and sustainable employment
    to keep the youth and families in the area.

The Conversations are open to all regardless of geography, interests, gender, generation or background being ever mindful of changing demographics.

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  1. […] Glens to Sea is a voluntary heritage group that was set up in 2012. They straddle 40 townlands in North Sligo and Leitrim. This Spring they have consisted of conversations covering various topics including farming, community development and life on the Wild Atlantic Way. […]

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