Creeslough has a strong history of music, poetry, writing. Find out more about the books, songs and music that were made by people from the town.

There are many writers who have either come from the area or have been inspired by the area. From as far back as early 1900 with our own Niall mcGiolla Bhride who wrote poetry and books about his life in Creeslough.

And the town has produced top quality musicians and singers from Bridie Gallagher who used to sing lead for the local Ceili Band called the Cleveland Quintet in the Dance hall in Creeslough before becoming a professional to more recent singers such as Ailish McBride.

Books & Writers


Find out more about the books that inspired Creeslough or the Writers who had a strong connection to the town.


Songs from Creeslough Photo by Ethan Jones on

There are lots of songs about Creeslough that bring back memories of time gone by.

Musicians & Singers

Find out more about the musicians and singers of Creeslough.

Architectural buildings

St. Michael’s Church

The area has numerous buildings and monuments of Architectural significance find about them.