Coonty Sligo (Erse: Contae Shligigh) is ane o the twenty-sax coonties o the Republic o Ireland an ane o the thirty-twa coonties o Ireland. It is located in the province o Connacht. It wis named efter the toun o Sligo (Erse: Sligeach) which is the anglization o the Erse Sligeach meanin Place o the Shells. The population o the coonty is 60,894 according to the 2006 census. Sligo is the 22nt lairgest o Ireland's 32 coonties in area an 25t lairgest in terms o population. It is the fowert lairgest o Connacht's 5 coonties in size an third lairgest in terms o population.