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Strandhill is a coastal town situated at the western base of Knocknarea on the Coolera peninsula in Sligo Bay, 5 miles west of Sligo town in County Sligo.

Strandhill’s surrounding areas include the mountain of Knocknarea, Coney Island, Culleenamore beach, and Dorrins Strand.

Strandhill is a vast beach break capable of holding huge waves in the right conditions, making it a popular surfing destination.

Dolly’s Cottage, a 200-year-old traditional thatched cottage, is open to the public.

The Culleenamore Races is an annual beach pony and horse racing event dating from the 1800s that takes place early in the summer.

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