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A borough of northern Ireland on Sligo Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. There are megalithic ruins nearby.


1. (Placename) a county of NW Republic of Ireland, on the Atlantic: has a deeply indented low-lying coast; livestock and dairy farming. County town: Sligo. Pop: 58 200 (2002). Area: 1795 sq km (693 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a port in NW Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Sligo on Sligo Bay. Pop: 19 735 (2002)


(ˈslaɪ goʊ)

a county in Connaught province, in the NW Republic of Ireland. 55,425; 694 sq. mi. (1795 sq. km).
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We crave your condescension To tell you what we know Of marching in the Mulligan Guards To Sligo Port below!
For there was Katie Mahorner, his sweetheart, of County Sligo, lost since she started for America three months before with two hundred dollars, her own savings, and one hundred dollars from the sale of Tobin's inherited estate, a fine cottage and pig on the Bog Shannaugh.
Tenders are invited for The Institute Of Technology, Sligo (It Sligo) Requests Tenders Relating To The Irish Sign Language Interpreting Service For The Institute~S Students Who Are Deaf Or Hearing Impaired.
Mirror Sport understands Sligo Rovers have yet to interview anyone for the post.
CORK 0-21 SLIGO 1-11 COLM O'NEILL and Paul Kerrigan combined to secure Cork a glamour All-Ireland quarter-final clash with Mayo.
This study draws on interviews and Bureau of Military History accounts to chart the role of County Sligo in the Irish Revolution from 1912 to 1923.
CORK CITY can keep neutrals interested in the battle for the championship by getting a result against Sligo Rovers tonight, writes Johnny Ward.
BRUSSELS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The renowned Radisson Blu West of Ireland Championship took place over the Easter bank holiday weekend at its traditional home, County Sligo Golf Club at Rosses Point.
TOUGHER action to try and curb anti-social behaviour has received strong backing in a local survey in Sligo and Leitrim.
Coho has been successfully pursuing the exploitation and exploration of the Rodessa, Sligo, and Hosston reservoirs in the Martinville structure, which is highly faulted with multi-pay zones.
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LORY MEAGHER CUP Sligo 5-16 Fermanagh 0-12 SLIGO will meet Fermanagh in next Saturday's Lory Meagher Cup final at Croke Park, after Saturday's 5-16 to 0-12 victory over the Erne County side.