Tuesday October 27, 2020

Five things to do in Sligo

A gem on the Atlantic coast, Sligo's main claims to fame are WB Yeats, Countess Markiewicz and a couple of the members of Westlife. In a nutshell:

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
22nd October, 2005

A gem on the Atlantic coast, Sligo's main claims to fame are WB Yeats, Countess Markiewicz and a couple of the members of Westlife. The town's Irish name, Sligeach, meaning the place of the shells, was linked to the abundance of shells found by the Ordnance Survey in the area in the 1830s. In a nutshell:

English; Irish. Language(s):

Wet and windy with occasional sunshine. Climate:

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