Melcoo Tours in the News and Media

29th August 2019 – Sligo Weekender newspaper article entitled “How Melissa moved from Secret Scripture walks to Dark Tourism”

22nd August 2019 – Sligo Weekender newspaper article entitled “The epidemic in Sligo behind Bram Stoker’s iconic Dracula’

4th June 2019 – Interview on The Ryan Tubridy Show on RTE Radio 1

Mel Maolanfaidh from Melcoo Tours was interviewed by Ryan Tubridy on the RTE 1 morning radio show. They chatted about Sligo’s Dracula connections and Bram Stoker as Mel is a member of the Sligo Dracula Society. Also, dark tourism, the Secret Scripture book and walking tours.


Ryan Tubridy and Sligo Walking Tours talk Dark Tourism
Melissa from Sligo Walking Tours (Melcoo) on RTE Radio 1 show with Ryan Tubridy
RTE Radio 1 interview

RTE Radio 1 Podcast

Listen to the podcast at the 30 minute mark from the Ryan Tubridy Show.

May 2019

Photographer and writer Magnumlady took the Sligo Dark Tales tour in May 2019.

Check out her atmospheric photographs and read about her experience here.

10th November 2018 – Canis Major – Clayton Hotel, Sligo

How Sligo Shaped Dracula Conference

Gave a talk on Sligo Dracula connections and Sligo’s dark tales.

How Sligo Shaped Dracula Conference
How Sligo Shaped Dracula Conference