Second Beach Rosses Point

 
 
This photograph of the Second Beach at Rosses Point overlooked by Benbulben mountain was taken in late August 2010.  

The seaside village of Rosses Point lies under Benbulben on the Rosses peninsula to the north of Sligo town. It boasts one Sligo's Blue Flag beaches and is home to both the Sligo Yacht Club and County Sligo Golf Club, which hosts the West of Ireland Golf Championship every year

Rosses Point is also famous for having been the subject of both paintings and poems by the Yeats brothers, William and Jack, who regularly holidayed there as children at Elsinore Lodge, the home of their cousin Henry Middleton.

 

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