Ballisodare – 7km from sligo city centre
Sligo is located in the northwest of Ireland, about forty miles from Enniskillen and the border with Northern Ireland, and 135 miles from Dublin. Once a major port city located at the mouth of the Garavogue River, the name Sligo means “Shelly River” in Gaelic.
The city is the 12th largest city in Ireland and the 2nd largest in the West (behind only Galway) with a population of about 20,000. It is also home seat of County Sligo, which has a population of 58,200.
Nestled between majestic Benbulben mountain to the north, ancient Knocknarea mountain and the Atlantic Ocean to the west, beautiful Lough Gill to the east, and the rugged Ox Mountains to the south, Sligo is one of the most picturesque places in all of Ireland. It’s rugged landscapes rival those of tourist destinations like Killarney and Wicklow, but have gone largely un-noticed and therefore, provide the beauty without the crowds!
A THRIVING TOWN
Ballisodare Village lies just 7 kilometres from Sligo Town Centre. It is now a vibrant community with entrepreneurs joining forces with established businesses and are, like so many towns across Ireland, rebuilding their commercial base. The estimated population is 7,562 people.
The appeal to many relocating to Balisodare is its close proximity to Sligo town, ample free parking (no traffic wardens, parking meters or clamping) and a host of businesses, leisure service including a swimming pool and gym, retail outlets to cater for needs located on the grounds of Ballisodare Town Centre.