Sligo VEC is running a six-week introduction to Irish Sign Language course
at Quay st. VEC on Friday afternoons from 2.30pm until 4pm. The course will
start on the 8th of February and run until the 6th of March.
As part of the six weeks, we will provide accredited Deaf Awareness
training. The training has been...
Corran College News
Our senior accountancy classes visited the Bank of Ireland in Ballymote on Wednesday 28th November for a tour and an information session on the operation of the bank. Thanks to Mrs Regan for organising this event and the bank staff for their welcome.
PLC students on the...
The Irish Sports Council and the 33 Local Sports Partnerships around the country have teamed up with RTE’s Operation Transformation Programme ( presenter Kathryn Thomas) to encourage people to follow a healthy lifestyle in 2013.
People of Sligo are been encouraged to kick start a healthy and active lifestyle for 2013 by joining Sligo...
Colaiste iascaigh notes Jan. 2013
Open Day and Open Night
Coláiste Iascaigh will be holding its Open Day and Enrolment night on January 29th. During the Open Day 6thClass students from our local schools will be invited to visit the school and take part in a range of classes and experience what it is like to be...
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE - SLIGO / LEITRIM / WEST CAVAN
INVITATION TO TENDER
For Youth Mental Health Needs and Resource Assessment
The Youth Mental Health Initiative was established in 2011 to foster the positive mental health and wellbeing of young people aged 12-25 years in Sligo, Leitrim and west Cavan....
Students from Colasite Iascaigh participated in the L.E.T. (Learning and Educating Together) programme located in the Share Centre, Co. Fermanagh. Ten first year pupils were involved in enterprise training and outdoor activities, including canoeing, climbing and archery. Students explored what it takes to start and run a business,...
All Leaving Certificate students will meet Mrs Heffron, our Career Guidance teacher, for a one to one consultation to forward their career interests. The CAO website has opened recently and fifth year students are busy completing their on-line applications for third level colleges.
First year students attended a...
ANNOUNCING Instrumental Tuition
for Groups and Individuals
A Music Generation Sligo Initiative in partnership
with Sligo School of Rock 2012-2013
Lessons available initially at Colaiste Iascaigh, Sligo
Music Generation Sligo
Back to Education Initiative (BTEI) Application 2013
Applications for 2013 are now invited from groups to participate in the Back to Education Initiative (BTEI) under which flexible and innovatory part-time accredited programmes in Further Education may be provided to early school leavers and adults who are employed, unemployed or not in...
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.