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County Sligo, Ireland

county sligoThe Irish word for Sligo is 'Sligeach' which means abounding in shells. County Sligo's beautiful scenery with its mountains, lakes and beaches, inspired many of the great writings of W.B. Yeats.

The Ox Mountains are the main mountain range in County Sligo and the loaf-shaped Benbulben is a picturesque and famous mountain to the north-east of Sligo.

Rosses Point - an excellent golf course, is a major attraction in County Sligo. Also to be found in County Sligo is the grave of Queen Maeve and WB Yeats' grave at Drumcliffe. The beautiful seaside resorts of Enniscrone, Strandhill and Rosses Point are located in County Sligo also.

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