Sooey

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Sooey (Irish: Súmhaí) is a village in County Sligo, Ireland. The village is situated near Riverstown, on the R284 road which runs between Sligo and Leitrim village in County Leitrim.

It is the burial place of Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer, Kevin Coen.

The village has its own church, primary school and community hall. Coola Post Primary School is located just outside Sooey village.

The word "sooey" is derived from the word sorrel which is a plant which used to be common in "sooey".

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Coordinates: 54°09′56″N 8°23′33″W / 54.16556°N 8.39250°W / 54.16556; -8.39250