Jody chats with award winning restaurateur Anthony Gray about County Sligo's amazing sights, activities and food.
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Anthony Gray Wants You to get Hooked on Sligo
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(1:00) Who is Anthony Gray?
Anthony is an award winning chef, owner of Eala Bhàn and Hooked in Sligo, Chairman of the Sligo Food Trail, and Past President of the Restaurant Association of Ireland.
Anthony is also County Sligo's second biggest fan- after WB Yeats.
(1:56) Why Visit County Sligo?
Located along the Wild Atlantic Way in northwest Ireland, Sligo is the least visited county along this driving trail.
Anthony grew up in County Sligo and is a tireless promoter of the county's beauty, food, and landscape.
Though the county has so much to offer it isn't overrun with tourists.
(4:50) What to Do in Sligo
Mountains, history, and poetry.
Stories abound. From the poetry of Yeats to the legends of Queen Maeve.
Woodland and mountain trails, water sport on sea, rivers, and lakes. And golf.
(8:00) Sligo Food
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Sligo Food Trail has been featured in top food trail lists and is now a listed ‘foodie destination' with Fáilte Ireland. Began with 7 members and now has 77.
If Anthony would name a food that is ‘Sligo food', it would be shellfish.
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(16:40) Other Sligo Locations to Add to Your Itinerary
Walk along the beach at Rosses Point (tip: stay at Yeats Country Hotel)
Spend the evening in terrific music venues.
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