This is the Umbrella Project Page for County Sligo - Ireland
- Irish: Contae Shligigh
- Administrative centre Sligo
- Province Connaught
- Area 1,837 km2 (709 sq mi)
- People from County Sligo are called -
- Motto Land of Heart's Desire
County Sligo is a county in Ireland. It is located in the Border Region and is also part of the province of Connacht. It is named after the town of Sligo. Sligo County Council is the local authority for the county.
For Information about research in the County, including lists of people of renown connected to Sligo and Families Researched on Geni go to County Sligo - Family Heads link to follow
For Historical information about County Sligo visit Historic County Sligo link to follow - including connections to Historical figures, Gentry and political people connected with County Sligo.
The following people on Geni offer assistance -
If you have County Sligo connections please join the project and if you live in County Sligo and are prepared to offer advice or help of any kind please add yourself to the list above.
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- you do need to first be a collaborator, or collaborating with a project collaborator - so join the project. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of assistance. See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going!
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- Add any documents of interest using the menu at the top right of the page, and then add a link to the document in the text under the heading below. If you do not know how to do this please contact one of the other collaborators to assist you.
Please do not add the profiles off all your County Sligo born ancestors to this project or the People connected to County Sligo project. Rather add the earliest known person of a County Sligo family to the County Sligo' - Family Heads project. link to follow
References and Sources
Map from Irish Ancestors where the map is interactive.
- St. Johns