Above : Central Library In Sligo Town
Considered the centre of Yeats Country but Yeats was neither born nor bred here. He came with his parents, both Sligonians, on holidays and his relatives the Middleton and Pollexfen families owned a shipping firm, the Sligo Stream Navigation company. Ruins of Sligo Abbey. Coney Island beyond Rosses Point inspired the naming of New York’s Coney Island.
Local Area attractions
At Ballymote is the extensive remains of a castle owned by Red Hugh O’Donnell.