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The Irish state has officially approved the following List of National Monuments in County Sligo. In the Republic of Ireland, a structure or site may be deemed to be a "National Monument", and therefore worthy of state protection, if it is of national importance. If the land adjoining the monument is essential to protect it, this land may also be protected.

National Monuments

NM# Monument name Description Image Townland Location
342 Ballinafad Castle Castle Ballinafad Castle, Co. Sligo, Ireland.jpg Ballinafad 54°01′34″N 8°20′09″W / 54.026°N 8.3358°W / 54.026; -8.3358
373 Castlebaldwin Castle Castle Castlebaldwin 54°04′41″N 8°22′10″W / 54.077991°N 8.369474°W / 54.077991; -8.369474
523 Cabragh Wedge Tomb (The Giant's Grave) Wedge Tomb Cabragh (Leyny) 54°10′27″N 8°40′26″W / 54.1742°N 8.674°W / 54.1742; -8.674
568 Carns Cairn Cairn Carns (Calry) 54°15′20″N 8°27′01″W / 54.255449°N 8.450273°W / 54.255449; -8.450273
277.01 Carricknagat Megalithic Tombs Megalithic Tombs Carricknagat (Tirerrill) 54°11′19″N 8°24′04″W / 54.188529°N 8.401167°W / 54.188529; -8.401167
518 Carrowkeel Passage Tomb Cemetery Passage Tomb Cemetery CarrowkeelIreland.jpg Carrowkeel 54°03′04″N 8°22′26″W / 54.050983°N 8.373918°W / 54.050983; -8.373918
153.01 Carrowmore Passage Tomb Cemetery Stone circle, Ring barrow, Passage tomb, Ringfort, Megalithic structure, Cashel Carrowmore tomb, Ireland.jpg Carrowmore 54°15′23″N 8°30′56″W / 54.256371°N 8.515475°W / 54.256371; -8.515475
638 Ballymote Castle Castle BallymoteCastle13.jpg Ballymote 54°05′15″N 8°31′10″W / 54.087412°N 8.519462°W / 54.087412; -8.519462
479 Carrowreagh Court Tomb Court Tomb Carrowreagh (Leyny) 54°03′36″N 8°56′32″W / 54.059876°N 8.942182°W / 54.059876; -8.942182
277.02 Cashelore (Cashel Bir, Bawnboy) Cashel Castleore 54°12′36″N 8°22′39″W / 54.210034°N 8.377560°W / 54.210034; -8.377560
118 Church Island Church Church on Church Island, Sligo.jpg Church Island (Lough Gill) 54°15′13″N 8°23′12″W / 54.253582°N 8.386793°W / 54.253582; -8.386793
159 Cashelmore (Clogher Stone Fort) Cashel Clogher 53°56′04″N 8°30′50″W / 53.934457°N 8.513904°W / 53.934457; -8.513904
338 Creevykeel Court Tomb Court Tomb Creevykeel2.jpg Creevykeel 54°26′19″N 8°26′00″W / 54.438701°N 8.433365°W / 54.438701; -8.433365
433 Cummeen Court Tomb Cairns Cummeen 54°16′37″N 8°31′36″W / 54.277039°N 8.526724°W / 54.277039; -8.526724
119 Drumcliffe High Crosses & Round Tower High Crosses & Round Tower Drumcliffe cross.jpg Drumcliffe 54°19′34″N 8°29′42″W / 54.326098°N 8.495028°W / 54.326098; -8.495028
277.03 Gortlownan Motte Motte Gortlownan 54°13′17″N 8°20′20″W / 54.221474°N 8.338871°W / 54.221474; -8.338871
607 Gortnaleck Court Tomb Court Tomb Gortnaleck 54°23′04″N 8°29′03″W / 54.384544°N 8.4842°W / 54.384544; -8.4842
152 Heapstown Cairn Cairn Heapstown Co. Sligo 2019.jpg Heapstown 54°05′42″N 8°20′54″W / 54.09509°N 8.348301°W / 54.09509; -8.348301
117 Inishmurray Island Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Site Inishmurray Teampall Molaise N 2007 08 22.jpg Inishmurray Island 54°25′54″N 8°39′25″W / 54.431602°N 8.657014°W / 54.431602; -8.657014
153.02 Knocknarea passage tombs Passage tombs & Cairns Ireland 139 bg 061702.jpg Knocknarea 54°15′35″N 8°34′28″W / 54.25968921°N 8.5745°W / 54.25968921; -8.5745
153.03 Queen Meave's Tomb Cairn Sligo medb.jpg Knocknarea 54°15′32″N 8°34′29″W / 54.258817°N 8.574643°W / 54.258817; -8.574643
377 Magheraghanrush Court Tomb Court Tomb Deer Park Court Tomb - geograph.org.uk - 985472.jpg Magheraghanrush 54°16′46″N 8°22′52″W / 54.279376°N 8.381220°W / 54.279376; -8.381220
465 Moytirra East Court Tomb Court Tomb Moytirra East 54°04′31″N 8°17′01″W / 54.075382°N 8.283728°W / 54.075382; -8.283728
189 Sligo Abbey Friary (Dominican) Sligo abbey.JPG Sligo 54°16′15″N 8°28′12″W / 54.270841°N 8.470084°W / 54.270841; -8.470084

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