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Sligo Town 'The Gateway to the North West' | Taxi Sligo

Sligo Town 'The Gateway to the North West' | Taxi Sligo

Sligo or as its know in Irish - Sligeach, meaning "A shelly place" is a coastal town and the largest town of County Sligo, Ireland, in the western province of Connacht. With a population of just over 20,000 in 2016 taken in the 2011 census, it is the second largest urban area in the West of Ireland, Galway being the biggest.  Sligo has rich historic, cultural, commercial and industrial industrial roots and is served by rail, port and roads. Sligo is a very popular tourist destination on the Wild Atlantic Way and has a wild and rugged coast which can be enjoyed all year round.  W.B Yeats the poet...

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Sligo, the land of heart's desire! | Taxi Sligo

Sligo, the land of heart's desire! | Taxi Sligo

Sligo town is the capital of County Sligo, located in the North West of the Republic of Ireland and is the gateway to the North West and Northern Ireland.  The word "Sligo" comes from the Irish word "Sligeach" which means “place of shells”. Sligo has seven beaches all within 10 km of the town. The beaches are as follows: Enniscrone, Streedagh, Strandhill, Rosses Point, Easkey, Mullaghmore, Cullenamore. Sligo is one of the nine counties located on the rugged and breathtaking Wild Atlantic Way  Sligo also has two large mountains over looking the town called Benbulbin and Knocknarea. Benbulbin is said to look...

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