Place:Ballymote, County Sligo, Republic of Ireland

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NameBallymote
Alt namesBaile an Mhótasource: Wikipedia
TypeTown or Village
Coordinates54.089805°N 8.516378°W
Located inCounty Sligo, Republic of Ireland
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Ballymote is a market town in southern County Sligo in the province of Connacht, in the north west of Ireland.

It is an historic town, with Ballymote Castle, the last and the mightiest of the Norman castles in Connacht. This castle, dating from 1300, was built by Richard de Burgh. It also has a Market House, a three-bay, two-story building currently used by the South County Sligo Community Mental health service of the Health Service Executive.

September 11 memorial

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The Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg unveiled Ireland's national monument to the 69th Infantry Regiment (aka The Fighting 69th) and Michael Corcoran in Ballymote on 22 August 2006. At the foot of the monument is a piece of steel from the World Trade Center in New York, which was attacked on September 11, 2001. The steel was donated by the family of a local man who died in the attack.

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Some well-known people from Ballymote and the surrounding areas include:

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