Described as a "Poem in
Stone" and cherished by Sligo people. This Roman
Catholic Cathedral erected in 1874 by the then Bishop of
Elphin Most Rev. Dr. Gillooley, to the design of George
Goldie, London, one of the most prominent architects of
the last century.
Sligo Cathedral is considered by many
to be his masterpiece.
The Cathedral of the Immaculate
Conception is in the Romanesque style and has seating for
4,000 people. It's exterior beauty is reflected by the
magnificence of it's interior.