Don’t forget that the deadline for applications for the Co Sligo VEC Innovation Awards in Thursday 21st of March.
Applications are welcomed from Students, Learners and Staff from all Schools, Further Education Colleges, Centres and the Administration Offices at Sligo VEC.
There are eight  categories under which the awards will...
A photographer from the “County Photographer” took individual and class photographs on Thursday 21st February last. Sample prints will be circulated to parents for consideration. The purchase of photographs is optional. First year and Leaving Certificate class photographs will be archived...
Room 1 - 4-7pm – Sligo Adult Guidance
Room 2 - 4-7pm – Financial advices from Dept of Social Protection and also grant info
Room 4 - 4-7pm - Beauty Demonstrations
Room 5 - 4-7pm – Community Development Teachers and students available
Room 6 - 4-7pm – Specialised subject presentations from...
As part of Sligo Sports and Recreation Partnerships Youth Cycling Initiative ‘Pedal Revolution’ (aiming to get more children back on their bikes), and in the build up to the An Post Tour of Sligo 2013, Cycling Easter Camps are organised to take place in Sligo from March 25th to March 27th.
Please find attached an application...
North Connaught College News, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo
When Ocean FM interviewed four students from the college last week at the Tubbercurry road show, the presenter remarked "there seems to be a lot going on up there!". Yes, there is, and most important of all everyone is invited to come and see the college and meet tutors and students...
Registration is advised for all workshops and can be made through www.eventbrite.ie. Click on the following links:
Appy Hour http://www.eventbrite.ie/s/czpk
Rocket Building Workshop http://www.eventbrite.ie/s/ciAM
St Angela's Kodu Game Building Workshop http://www.eventbrite.ie/s/cnCk
Internet Safety for Parents http://...
Science & Technology Day at Sligo VEC
Science & Technology Day @Sligo VEC is building up to be an inspiring and fun day for everyone taking part. It is taking place on Saturday 9th of March from 1 pm to 4.30 pm in the VEC buildings on Quay Street.
There will be a number of engaging workshops taking place on the day. Such as...
Sligo VEC, Coderdojo Sligo, and the Irish Rocketry Society have joined forces to get the young enthusiasts to combine code with physics and launch their own rockets into the sky.
The aim of the rocket-building workshop is to inspire and encourage children to show an interest in fun and engaging topics from the worlds of science,...
Sligo Youthreach has qualified for the Western Regional Final of Junk Kouture which requires students to design and construct a costume from recycled items. The skies the limit for the materials you can use and it puts students creativity to the test to come up with an idea!
The Western Regional Final is on in The Royal...
William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin in 1865, but spent most of his childhood in County Sligo. He is one of Ireland's best-known poets. In December 1923, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. He is buried in Drumcliffe, Co Sligo
Truskmore Mountain is the highest peak in Co Sligo.Truskmore lies between Sligo and Leitrim and is 2,113 feet high. It can be found in the Dartry Mountains area and is the 201st highest mountain in Ireland.
"One is not always happy when one is good; but one is always good when one is happy." - Oscar Wilde
You can easily stand out by smiling, while improving your happiness. In fact, smiling helps make you feel much better mentally, because it releases endorphins, which relieve pain and make you feel happy as well.
The most yolks ever found in one chicken egg was nine!
No one knows Albert Eistein's last words. Just before he passed, he spoke several words in German, but his nurse only knew English.
The Irish name for Sligo is Sligeach.Shelly place. The name "Sligeach" originates from the abundance of shellfish found in the river and its estuary. According to the Ordinance Survey letters of 1836, "cart loads of shells were found underground.