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Come to our NEW Students’ Registration Day
Date: Thursday 30thAugust 2012 or Friday 31stAugust 2012
Venue: The Meeting Room, Co. Sligo VEC, Quay Street, Sligo
Please bring your Medical Card number and PPS Number...
The Back to Education Initiative (B.T.E.I) is a flexible, part-time training programme providing opportunities to return to learning for young people and adults. It is a re-entry route for adults who wish to upgrade their skills in line with emerging needs. With its emphasis on part time provision, it provides the chance to combine a return to...
Community Education Part-time Adult Education FETAC Course Timetable 2012/2013
Closing date for applications is Friday 31st August 2012 at 5pm.
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West of Ireland School and The Model, Sligo present a weekend painting Art Masterclass led by internationally renowned Danish artist, Allan Madsen. During the weekend Allan will share the various processes and techniques he uses to create his work including the use of special scumbles, colour and other effects.
MUSIC GENERATION SLIGO FEATURES ON RADIO DOCUMENTARY ON RTÉ Lyric FM on Saturday June 29th at 7pm
Tune into RTÉ lyric fm on Saturday June 29that 7pm and catch MusicGeneration - a one-hour documentary telling the story of the genesis of Music Generation, produced by independent radio producer Doireann Ní...
Sligo VEC are organising a Farmer's Market in the carpark at VEC Head Offices on Quay Street. This will take place on Saturday 15th of September from 11 am until 3 pm. If anyone is interested in having a market stall please send an email to Cara at firstname.lastname@example.org before August 10th.
Happy birthday William!
There is plenty going on in Sligo today to celebrate the birthday of W.B Yeats. Don't forget to pop in to Hargadon's this evening at 7.15 where Shaun Purcell is hosting an evening of poetry and music.
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs launched a public consultation on improving the lives of children and young people on, Monday, 11th June 2012. Consultation forms can be completed on-line or in hard copy. The closing date for the consultation is Friday, 6th July 2012. The consultation will...
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.