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This is the Umbrella Project Page for County Sligo - Ireland

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County Sligo

  • 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.

Main Towns

For full list see County Sligo, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

  • Collooney
  • Ballymote
  • Sligo
  • Strandhill
  • Tubbercurry

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.

County Sligo, Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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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

Parish Map

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Map from Irish Ancestors where the map is interactive.

  1. Achonry 
  2. Aghanagh 
  3. Ahamlish 
  4. Ballynakill 
  5. Ballysadare 
  6. Ballysumaghan 
  7. Calry 
  8. Castleconor 
  9. Cloonoghil 
  10. Dromard 
  11. Drumcliff 
  12. Drumcolumb 
  13. Drumrat 
  14. Easky 
  15. Emlaghfad 
  16. Kilcolman 
  17. Kilfree 
  18. Kilglass 
  19. Killadoon 
  20. Killaraght 
  21. Killaspugbrone 
  22. Killerry 
  23. Killoran 
  24. Kilmacallan 
  25. Kilmacowen 
  26. Kilmacshalgan 
  27. Kilmacteige 
  28. Kilmactranny 
  29. Kilmoremoy 
  30. Kilmorgan 
  31. Kilross 
  32. Kilshalvy 
  33. Kilturra 
  34. Kilvarnet 
  35. Rossinver 
  36. Shancough 
  37. Skreen 
  38. St. Johns 
  39. Tawnagh 
  40. Templeboy 
  41. Toomour