FOR ADULTS CONSIDERING A RETURN TO EDUCATION AND WISHING TO EXPLORE A DIFFERENT FUTURE FOR THEMSELVES:
SAGE will offer a three day workshop in North Connaught College in Tubbercurry from Tuesday, 21st May – Thursday, 23rd May.
Topics discussed will include:
Colaiste Iascaigh Notes April 2013
Anti-bullying poster competition winners
Congratulations to 2nd year student Aaron Conon winner of our schools anti-bullying poster competition. As winner of the competition Aaron designed a poster for display in our school. The poster had to show graphically an element of our schools anti-...
15 COMPANIES SIGN UP FOR IRELAND’S FIRST “ENGINEERING DOJO”
Sunday 21st April 2013
IRELAND’S FIRST Engineering Dojo took place at IT Sligo this weekend.
The Engineering Dojo, which is following in the footsteps of the successful Coder Dojo forums, will harness the...
As part of its work with the North West Regional Drugs Task Force, Co. Sligo VEC is promoting a Diploma in Drug & Alcohol Studies, which is provided by Co. Donegal VEC. This is a one-year part-time programme of study that has been developed by the University of Limerick, in partnership with the Health Service Executive...
MAKE & RACE a GO-KART
VENUE: Ballinode College,Sligo
DATE: Saturdays May - June 2013
Looking at materials & salvaging on the cheap
Making & creating your own design
Build your own go-kart
Get the opportunity to race your go-kart at the Soap Box Derby
Would you like to have fun, improve your confidence and make friends?
Explore your creativity through Drama, Movement and Improvisation.
VENUE: Models Art Centre, The Mall, Sligo
DATE: 8th May - 12th June 2013
TIME: 10am - 11.30am
For a place on this course contact Cathy on 071 9138415
Are you an early school leaver and looking for a part-time Education course without losing your benefit?
Courses Starting April - June 2013
Course starting in
Sligo, Tubbercurry, Ballymote & Easkey
Contact Cathy or Bridie at 071 9138415/9194800
Want to learn how to write and express yourself better?
Want to learn...
Colaiste Iascaigh has established a Film Society this term. There is a full committee comprising of Aaron Conlon, Billy Crawford, Sean Hallinan, Aaron Conway, Kealin Devaney, Peter Griffin, Darren Hallinan, Niall Connaughton and Brandon Kupczak. To date we have researched and viewed short films, we also have made a short film to...
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...
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.