Sligo, Ireland

Sligo, Ireland; photographed on 12 July 2005 by Jon Sullivan; swiped from Wikipedia CommonsArticle

Seaport in County Sligo on the Garvogue River, containing the ruins of a Dominican abbey, the cathedral for the diocese of Elphin, and the College of the Immaculate Conception. In early times it was a walled town with a castle for protection (1242). In 1641 it was taken by the Parliamentary forces, and afterwards occupied by the Royalists.

MLA Citation

  • “Sligo, Ireland“. Gazetteer of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 18 November 2016. Web. 6 March 2021. <>