Today we remember those from Sligo who died on August 24th during the five years of the Great War 1914 - 1918.
1914: Joseph Leydoon, Collooney, Co.Sligo
1916: Edward Loftus, Pound St., Sligo
1916: Peter Meehan, Waste Gardens, Sligo
1916”: James Costello, Sligo
1918: Frank Finan, Dromore West Sligo
Joseph will be remembered under Collooney, Edward Peter and James will be named under Sligo Town and Frank will be named for Dromore West on the eight sentinel stones of the County Sligo Great War Memorial Garden.
Queen Maeve's cairn (see 3rd pic) is Ireland's most imposing neolithic monument built atop this stunning mountain in Sligo - Knocknarea. Dating back to approx 3200BC, the cairn is 327meters above the surrounding sea, which makes for incredible views over Sligo and the surrounding area. Go see for yourself during this year's #sligolive 📸: Fergus McAuliffe
Just uploaded our first video on our short hike up Benbulbin, County Sligo! Please check it out and leave us some feedback! Let us know what you would like to see, so we can improve the information we get to you 🤙
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Today we remember those from Sligo who died on August 13th during the five years of the Great War 1914 - 1918.
1916: John Gilmartin Sligo. Town Land / Parish of origin unknown
John will be remembered under Sligo on the eight sentinel stones of the County Sligo Great War Memorial Garden.