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Sligo Destination Guide

Delve into Sligo in Ireland!

Sligo in the region of Connaught with it's 20,228 residents is located in Ireland - some 111 mi (or 179 km) North-West of Dublin, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Sligo

Current time in Sligo is now 02:55 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Dublin" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Derry, Enniskillen, Belfast, Rosses Point, Riverstown or Ballisodare. While being here, make sure to check out Sligo, Drumcliff, Colgagh, Carney, Ballysadare and Rathcormack as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

10°C / 49 °F Scattered clouds
Morning Temperature 1°C / 35 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 82%
Air Pressure 1028.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 48% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Friday, 19th of October 2018
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 13°C (56 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Saturday, 20th of October 2018
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 16°C (60 °F)
Night: 14°C (56 °F)
Sunday, 21st of October 2018
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 14°C (56 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)

Videos

Climbing Ben Bulben in Sligo Ireland mo...

09:58 min ( July 02, 2010 by roontunes)
Views: 4,077 - Rating: 4.84615/5

A guide to climbing Ben Bulben, Sligo, Ireland. Keep your eyes open and you'll see how close I came to stumbling off a vertical drop while doing my David Attenborough impersonation. We also encountere...

Sligo Rovers v Shamrock Rovers 12/05/201...

00:27 min ( May 12, 2012 by John Rainey)
Views: 2,635 - Rating: 4.69231/5

David Cawley's cracking goal scored against Shamrock Rovers. Airtricity League of Ireland 12/05/2012


A walk through Sligo town

01:14 min ( November 19, 2009 by Likeplace)
Views: 2,989 - Rating: 4.6/5

Sligo has come on a lot. It used to be a grey old place, but in recent times has managed to itself spruce up. A new boardwalk by the Garavogue river and some nascent pedestrianisation. Happily Hardaga...

Sligo St Patrick's Day 2009

07:35 min ( March 17, 2009 by Val Robus)
Views: 2,595 - Rating: 4.57143/5

Video taken at the Sligo St. Patrick's Day Parade, 2009. Photos here: www.flickr.com


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Sligo during the next days.

28
Oct
2018

The Undead Walking Tour

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
More on eventful.com.

Sligo's Dark Tales

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More on eventful.com.

09
Nov
2018

The Undead Walking Tour

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
More on eventful.com.

10
Nov
2018

The Undead Walking Tour

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
More on eventful.com.

16
Nov
2018

Sligo International Choral Festival Non-Competitive Events

Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
More on eventful.com.

Sligo International Choral Festival Competitions 16th - 18th November 2018

Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Model Arts and Niland Gallery

, is one of the leading centres for the contemporary arts in Ireland. Located in Sligo, on the west coast of Ireland, The Model houses several exhibition spaces focusing on contemporary art and education activities, a collection of 20th century Irish art called The Niland Collection, a cinema/venue for concerts, and an artist-in-residence programme, with guests including Boris Groys, Guido van der Verve, Carsten Fock, Isabel Nolan, Kristan Horton, Zin Taylor and Philippe van der Cauteren.

More reading: Model Arts and Niland Gallery homepage
Located at 54.27, -8.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Art museums and galleries in the Republic of Ireland, Arts centres in the Republic of Ireland, Buildings and structures in County Sligo, Sligo (town)

Institute of Technology, Sligo

Institute of Technology Sligo (Irish: Institiúid Teicneolaíochta, Sligeach) (ITS) is a state funded third-level educational institution situated in the town of Sligo, Ireland. The Institute has three Schools and 9 Departments. The institute opened in 1970 as a Regional Technical College and adopted its present name on May 7, 1997. Professor Terri Scott has been Director of the Institute since October 2008 and Dr. Brendan McCormack is the current Registrar.

More reading: Institute of Technology, Sligo homepage
Located at 54.27, -8.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Education in County Sligo, Educational institutions established in 1970, Sligo (town), Universities and colleges in the Republic of Ireland

Showgrounds

Showgrounds are also a venue where agricultural shows are held. For the stadium in Ballsbridge, see RDS Showgrounds.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.27, -8.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Association football venues in the Republic of Ireland, Sligo Rovers F.C., Sports venues in County Sligo

Carrowmore

Carrowmore, County Sligo (Irish: An Cheathrú Mhór, meaning Great Quarter) is one of the four major passage tomb cemeteries in Ireland. It is located at the centre of a prehistoric ritual landscape on the Cúil Irra Peninsula in County Sligo in Ireland. Around 30 megalithic tombs can be seen in Carrowmore today. The tombs (in their original state) were almost universally 'dolmen circles'; small dolmens each enclosed by a boulder ring of 12 to 15 metres.

More reading: Carrowmore homepage
Located at 54.27, -8.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:4th-millennium BC architecture, Ancient Ireland, Archaeological museums in the Republic of Ireland, Archaeological sites in County Sligo, Cemeteries in the Republic of Ireland, Megalithic monuments in Europe, Museums in County Sligo, National Monuments in County Sligo, Stone Age Europe

Listoghil

Listoghil (Irish: Lios an tSeagail) is the large central monument in the Carrowmore group of prehistoric tombs in County Sligo in Ireland. It was numbered as Carrowmore 51 by George Petrie in 1837 and this designation is still used. According to Petrie (Letter to Larcom, Aug. 1837), the name may mean 'Ryefort' (it appears as Lios a tSeagail, seagail meaning rye in Irish, in early maps). Listoghil stands at the highest point in the Carrowmore complex, about 50m above sea level.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.27, -8.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in County Sligo