County Sligo Heritage Plan 2023-2027: Pre-Draft Public Consultation

Closed8 Mar, 2023, 9:00am - 31 Mar, 2023, 11:59pm

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County Sligo Heritage Plan 2023 - 2027

Pre-Draft Public Consultation

8th – 31st March 2023


The County Sligo Heritage Forum, facilitated by the Heritage Office, Sligo County Council is preparing a new County Heritage Plan for Sligo and is seeking your support and assistance in identifying the key priorities and opportunities for Sligo’s heritage over the next five years. 

County Sligo Heritage Forum is a heritage partnership between local government, state agencies, development agencies, farming organisations, education and training agencies and the community & voluntary sector.  All with an active interest in or responsibility for Sligo's heritage. 

The Heritage Act, 1995 states that the national heritage includes: monuments, archaeological objects, heritage objects, architectural heritage, flora, fauna, wildlife habitats, landscapes, seascapes, wrecks, geology, heritage gardens and parks and inland waterways.

We want to know the aspects of Sligo’s Heritage that you value and want to see celebrated and conserved.  We are seeking your input in setting the priorities for Sligo’s Heritage Plan by completing the survey below on or before Friday 31st March 2023.

Information gathered during the pre-draft consultation process will contribute to the development of a new Heritage Plan for County Sligo and will assist in prioritising areas for heritage action in Sligo up to 2027.  

Thank you for taking the time complete the survey.  Your input is very much appreciated and valued!

View the County Sligo Heritage Plan 2016-2020 (incorporating the Sligo Biodiversity Action Plan 2011-2015)

County Sligo Heritage Plan 2016-2020.pdf

View a Summary Review of Implementation of the Sligo Heritage Plan (including biodiversity actions)

County Sligo Heritage Plan 2016-2020 - Summary Review of Implementation

How can I take part in the pre-draft consultation process?

Online Survey:

By completing this online survey on or before Friday 31st March 2023.

Public information and consultation sessions:

By attending one of the pre- draft information and consultation sessions in person or online:

Sligo Park Hotel – Wednesday 15th March 2023 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Online meeting - Tuesday 21st March 2023 1:00pm – 2:00pm.

Online meeting - Tuesday 28th March 2023 1:00pm – 2:00pm

To register for an online meeting please email for a meeting link indicating which date (21st or 28th March) you wish to attend.

Written submissions

By email – sending submissions to the Heritage Office, Sligo County Council at

By post – addressing submissions to Siobhán Ryan, Heritage Officer, Sligo County Council, Heritage Office, Sligo County Council, City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo, F91 PP44.

All submissions by email or post shall be clearly marked ‘Pre-draft submission - County Sligo Heritage Plan 2023 - 2027’.

* Please note that all completed surveys and written submissions will be made available for public viewing on this consultation portal (personal or sensitive information will be redacted).  

The closing date has passed and submissions are no longer being accepted.