Streedagh

Streedagh in County Sligo is perhaps one of the finest geological sites in all of Ireland. Located on the coastline with near horizontal layers of rock, this is an ideal hunting ground for fossils.

The bedrock is Carboniferous limestone formed around 340 million years ago when a shallow tropical sea covered the entire area. What makes Streedagh so special is the entire area is blanketed with the fossil remains of dead sea creatures.

Location

Streedagh photo gallery

Had an amazing few days at Mountain Lodge with a wonderful friendly welcome from Josephine with fresh baked scones and jam. Will definitely be back already planning our next break here with the kids. Thank you so much for letting us stay in the fantastic house. Hot tub was amazing!
Stephanie and Stephen, Londonderry, Co Londonderry