Sligo is W.B. Yeats’ ‘Land of heart’s desire’ a land famed for its magnificent natural landscapes. As the key centre of economic growth in the northwest, Sligo offers a range of valuable supports to new and existing enterprise.
Sligo serves as an administrative, employment, commercial, healthcare and education centre for the North-West, which accounts for many of the professional services and administration jobs in the area.
Welcome to Sligo, Ireland, the beauty, the tranquillity, the land of heart’s desire! W.B. Yeats and his brother the artist Jack B. Yeats are strongly associated with Sligo.
Sligo has a wide range of education facilities from primary schools to third level colleges, catering for approximately 10,000 students.
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