The small but friendly city of Sligo, which also gives its name to the county, is a destination that, without having great monuments, is at the same time coveted by many travelers who come to Ireland looking for the most authentic essence.
Located in the province of Connacht, it is the second town behind Galway, and one of the reasons why it is famous is for the descriptions of its adopted son and Nobel prize in literature, the poet W.B. Yeats, whose remains rest in the Drumcliffe cemetery since his death in 1939.
The bay enclosed by Coney Island and the sandhills protects Sligo from the fury of the Atlantic Sea, connecting Lake Lough Gill via the Garvoge River through the heart of Sligo.
Traditions, legends and the music of Coleman, Westlife and Dervish merge in Sligo to give us a traditional vision of Ireland.
Is Sligo in northern or southern Ireland?
Is Sligo Ireland in the UK?
Is Sligo near Galway?
What is Sligo famous for?