The Local Youth Club Grant Scheme aims to support aims to support voluntary youth club activities at local level. Details of the scheme for 2013 have been announced by the Department of Children & Youth Affairs and the scheme is being administered locally by the VEC.
The scheme is intended to support the work of volunteer-led youth...
Trip to Dublin
The first years and LCA students, accompanied by Mrs Regan, Ms Bailey and Mrs Nicholson went to the NIPT mini company exhibition in Dublin on Wednesday 10th April. Following the exhibition, the entire group visited the National Art gallery. Thanks to Mrs Regan for organising the trip.
Book now for a variety of Music Generation Sligo Summer Camps for 7-18 year olds in Sligo town, Gurteen, Grange & Tubbercurry during June and July.
Bookings for all camps is through the Hawk’s Well Theatre Box Office www.hawkswell.com 071 916 1518.
VENUE: Ballinode College
DATE: Wednesday 3rd & Thursday 4th July 2013
TIME: 10am - 4pm
- Look 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
- For dads & children 10 - 16 Years (mums welcome too!)
FOR A PLACE...
Are you concerned about the rise of suicide in society today?
· Would you like to learn some “first aid” techniques to help others in danger of taking their own lives?
An ASIST workshop run by experienced trainers and funded by the HSE will take place in North Connaught College on 9/10 May - phone the...
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...
Book now for a variety of Music Generation Sligo Summer Camps for 7-18 year olds in Sligo town, Gurteen,...
Did you know...?
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.