County Sligo has a population of about 65,000 and Sligo Town a population of 20,000. There is a migrant population of about 2,000 people. 200 are asylum seekers. Sligo has the highest proportion of asylum seekers in the country per head of population
Sligo is close to a lake, Lough Gill, the sea and mountains. It is possible to take walks, to cycle or take a drive to visit all these beautiful spots.
Sligo has shops, supermarkets and ethnic shops for your convenience. There are several second-hand shops.
The library is located in Bridge street and Stephen Street. You can access the internet in Bridge street.
Sligo has art galleries, two cinemas and two theatres.
Sligo has a rich musical tradition.
There are many sports and leisure clubs.