County Sligo

County Sligo, or Sligeach in Irish, is located in the border region of Ireland. We are home to Benbulben Mountain, which is said to be Ireland’s most distinctive and shady valleys dominate the landscape here. Our county town is Sligo and we have a population of approximately 65,393. We look forward to helping you connect with your ancestors’ place of origin.

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What is a Parish? We classify a Parish by the Civil Parish geographical boundaries, the basis upon which the Griffith’s Valuation and other land and tax records were created in the 19th and 20th Century. Find my Parish
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Timeline from County Sligo

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County Sligo Message Board

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County Sligo Local Guide

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Latest Events from County Sligo

Yeats by Louis le Brocquy
Yeats Day Festival SLIGO
13th June 2019
Special Masses
5th March 2015
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