Sligo and Leitrim rank top 4 finalists in this years EDEN awards

Sligo and Leitrim have come out on top as the top finalists for the European Competition for Best Health and Well-Being.

Failte Ireland has announced that Strandhill, Sligo and Leitrim is part of four Irish Finalists at this year’s European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) competition to find the destination in Ireland that provides the best in Well being and Health.

EDEN is an EU wide project that promotes sustainable tourism development across 29 member states.

Fiona Monaghan, Failte Irelands Head of Activities says it wonderful to see the North West prevail so well in this year’s competition:


I spoke with David McCoy, Secretary of the Strandhill Community Development Association in Sligo on what it is like to be nominated for this prestigious award: