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Coney Island

Strandhill Road, Sligo, Ireland
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Coney Island.

Coney Island is located off Strandhill Co. Sligo. The island is accessible by land at low tide. Bet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dublin, Ireland
the real Coney Island

Beautiful place to visit, but you can only get there at low tide using the strand ( you drive out... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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“tide times” (8 reviews)
“low tide” (9 reviews)
“the pub” (8 reviews)
Strandhill Road, Sligo, Ireland

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Coney Island is located off Strandhill Co. Sligo. The island is accessible by land at low tide. Bet that you didn't know that it's more famous namesake in New York was named after this island, by a Sligo sea captain!

1  Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Beautiful place to visit, but you can only get there at low tide using the strand ( you drive out on a rocky road that is under water at high tide.) Fun experience and great view. If you are lucky the one pub may be...More

Thank Kathyneub
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We came across it by chance when the tide was out and a friendly local told us that it was safe to drive across. We took the chance and it was a lovely autumn day to view the spectacular island and its views to Rosses...More

Thank BonnyG41
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Coney Island does not seem like the place you would bother to go, but the drive there across the ocean floor is fun in its self. Once you get to the Island there is a little pub - nothing fancy and quite small, but the...More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

It is a really worth while experience. We did this around 10 o'clock in the morning when the tide was out. There was still large puddles of water which made us very wary of crossing but we took the leap of faith and began our...More

2  Thank Ross L
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Best ever chill out break mcgowans pub friendliest in Sligo the view from the bar of benbulben is awesome. Dont worry about the tide another one will be along in a few hours!

3  Thank Philip N
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I had always wanted to visit Coney Island but were scared off by the stories of the tide coming in and getting stuck in the sand. Well if you check the tide times and go out at low tide it is the most fantastic experience...More

1  Thank RFLighthouse
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The RNLI are now providing a very useful text service during spring/summer advising on best times to cross to avoid getting caught out by the tide. Anyone planning to visit the island by car, bike or foot is encouraged to Text Coney to 53600 (from...More

4  Thank Terence C
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

This is such a special place to visit for a day out most especially on a glorious sunny day in Ireland. Check with locals or online re the times of the tide so you don't get stranded on the island and you're car will need...More

1  Thank classicgirl
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit with amazing views all around! Be sure to check the tide times before driving out!!

1  Thank 331xtSligo
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