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Sligo

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Despite its small size, Sligo serves as a major center of culture, commerce, and entertainment in the northwestern section of Ireland. Maintaining its reputation as a low-key coastal seaport, Sligo attracts domestic and international travelers with rich history and natural scenery. The town likely drew its first settlers during the Early Neolithic period, as evidenced by the abundance of ancient archaeological sites spread across the greater Sligo area. A large group of megalithic tombs sits on the town's western outskirts, while two more stone monuments dominate its southern edge. Experience Sligo's particular mix of ancient and modern by exploring its pedestrian streets and stone bridges. Make Sligo central to your Ireland travel plans using our Ireland vacation planner.
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Where to stay in Sligo

The town of Sligo boasts a number of lovely accommodations, including hostels and guesthouses, while the landscape surrounding the town is dotted with hotels catering to a range of budgets. If you want to surf away your holiday or explore the setting that inspired Yeats, stay in a bed and breakfast in Sligo town along Old Dublin Road. If you prefer to stay in a more natural setting, explore options in the surrounding countryside. In either case, you will be able to access the alluring coast and the town's historical monuments easily.
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