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The capital of County Sligo is an attractive town with good bars and restaurants, theaters, art galleries and delicatessens. North-west is famous for its largest town sligo, with a heritage going back 6,000 years. Sligo name literally represents as 'the place of shells' - the town's prehistoric residents had a huge appetite for shellfish, and the remains of the unfortunate crustaceans can be found buried all over the area. Sligo town makes a good base for a range of activities.
Visitors to County Sligo can discover a rich concentration of archaeological and burial sites of the megalithic age. Carrowmore , west of Sligo town is one of the oldest Stone Age cemeteries in Europe. Knocknarea mountain is home to the outstanding tomb of the legendary Queen Meabh. Other evidence of early settlements in County Sligo can be found on Inishmurray Island and at Drumcliffe.
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