Colaiste iascaigh notes Feb. 2013
Our school recently had its annual Open Day. 6th Class students from our local national schools visited Coláiste Iascaigh and took part in a number of classes as well as an IPod Treasure Hunt. The students enjoyed the opportunity to see what it was like to be a...
Corran College News
Congratulations to Gary Anderson and Gabriel Rafferty who were interviewed by Ocean FM presenters on their experiences with the Irish U15 International soccer team and Formula 1 competition entry respectively. Sarah Anderson performed a song live on air to the admiration of all present....
Coder Dojo in County Sligo
The Non-Profit Organisation that teaches children how to code is looking for mentors!
What is Coder Dojo? Irish led, this global network of FREE computer clubs is a place for young people to learn to code, develop websites, apps, games and more!
Coder Dojo has recently seen a...
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...
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.