Sligo County Museum and LibraryApprox. Time: 2 hours
Activity Level: Easiest

The Sligo County Museum and Library houses the Sligo Branch Library, Museum and Niland Gallery. The library contains books, newspapers, periodicals, audio tapes and information service. The Museum was established in 1955 by Nora Niland, and contains two distinct collections. One of Yeat's material - prints, photographs, broadsides and the Nobel Medal, and the other a collection of local artefacts and geological samples. The Niland Gallery founded in 1960 by Nora Niland, contains the largest collection of Jack B Yeats, work outside of Dublin. It also houses an important selection of twentieth century Irish art including work by Paul Henry, Estella Solomons, Sean Keating and Patrick Collins amongst others.