Sligo is a beach front seaport and the area town of County Sligo, Ireland, inside the western region of Connacht. With a populace of roughly 20,000 of every 2016, it is the second biggest urban focus in the West of Ireland, with just Galway being bigger. The Sligo Borough District comprises 61 for every cent of the region's populace of 63,000. Sligo is a noteworthy, social, business, modern, retail and administration focal point of territorial significance in the West of Ireland. Served by rail, port and street joins, Sligo applies a huge effect on its hinterland.
Sligo is likewise a prominent visitor goal, being arranged in a region of extraordinary normal excellence, with numerous scholarly and social associations. Sligo is the anglicisation of the Irish name Sligeach, signifying "possessing large amounts of shells" or "shelly put". It alludes to the plenitude of shellfish found in the waterway and its estuary, and from the broad shell middens in the region. The stream currently known as the Garavogue signifying "minimal harsh one" was initially called the Sligeach. It is recorded as one of the seven "regal waterways" of Ireland in the ninth century AD story The Destruction of Da Dergas Hostel. The waterway Slicech is likewise referenced in the Annals of Ulster in 1188.