Drumcliffe in Sligo on the North East border of Mayo

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Drumcliff or Drumcliffe (Irish: Droim Chliabh, meaning "ridge of the baskets") is a village nestled between Benbulben and Drumcliff bay on the Drumcliff River and located on the Wild Atlantic Way.

It is famous as the final resting place of W.B. Yeats, whose grave is in the churchyard, his epitaph reads: "Cast a cold eye, On life on death, Horseman, pass by”.

The church was built on the remains of an old monastery founded by St Columcille in the sixth century.

Not far from there is Lissadell House (19th century), a majestic castle, open to the public. Here all Yeats writings can be seen.

In the village, there is also a Celtic High Cross thought to date from the ninth century, carved with stories from the bible and the site of a round tower, built in the late tenth century.

The village is located on the Wild Atlantic Way.

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