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Sligo (Irish: Sligeach, meaning "abounding in shells" — /ˈslaɪɡoʊ/ SLY-goh; Irish pronunciation: [ˈɕlʲɪɟəx]) is a coastal seaport and the county town of County Sligo, Ireland, within the western province of Connacht. With a population of approximately 20,000 in 2014, it is the second largest urban centre in the West of Ireland, with only Galway being larger. The Sligo Borough District constitutes 61% (38,581) of the county's population of 63,000. Sligo is a historic, cultural, commercial, industrial, retail and service centre of regional importance in the West of Ireland. Served by rail, port and road links, Sligo exerts a significant influence on its hinterland. Sligo is also a popular tourist destination, being situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with many literary and cultural associations.

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Planning a vacation to Sligo in Ireland? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. Sligo is located at a short trip away from Westport a major city in Ireland. Westport, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Knockranny House Hotel And Spa, Great Western Greenway, Westport House. Tour packages of Sligo are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Sligo*

  • Sligo: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Sligo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sligo.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.38 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 34.38 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 34.38 (Low)
    • Attacks 31.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Sligo - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 61.72 (High)
    • Climate Index 93.83 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.5 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 77.78 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 111.57 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sligo

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sligo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.41 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 69.43 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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