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...
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...
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.