Life in Sligo in 1865

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This year Sligo is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of poet WB Yeats, but have you ever wondered what life was like in Sligo back in 1865?

Castle Street in Sligo as it would have looked iun the year of Yeats' birth
Castle Street in Sligo as it would have looked in the year of Yeats’ birth

We have a special two page feature in this week’s Sligo Weekender newspaper with photos, information and statistics from the archives. Pick up a copy of this week’s newspaper for the feature and much more – in shops now.

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