The PLC Art & Design End of Year Exhibition 2012
The PLC Art & design End of Year Exhibition is to be held at the Yeats Gallery, Sligo from Saturday 19th May until Saturday 2nd June. The exhibition will be officially opened on Tuesday 22nd May at 7 pm by Shaun Purcell, CEO of Co Sligo VEC.
The Post Leaving...
An Post 60km Cycle
Three second year students participated in a 60k cycle as part of an post tour of Sligo, on Sunday last. Peter Kilgallen, Isabelle McPhillips and James McShane, along with their teacher, Mr Brennan, cycled alongside over 1,500 other cyclists from around Ireland, one of which was special guest for the day, Olympic medal...
Corran College News
Students brought bicycles, which were in need of repair, to school on Wednesday 25th April last to participate in a “Bicycle Maintenance” workshop with David Gunning. This was a very worthwhile exercise as our students are encouraged to cycle to school this term in an effort to secure our...
Coderdojo Sligo is starting on Saturday 12th of May from 1.30 - 4 pm in IT Sligo. A CoderDojo (http://www.coderdojo.com) is a free club where young people learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and more. You must register your attendance at http://www.eventbrite.ie/org/2261940519. Any queries email...
The Minister for Education and Skills has
confirmed his intention to make registration
with the Teaching Council mandatory from the
2012/2013 school year.
If you are not already registered:
In order to ensure that you are registered for the 2012/2013 school
year, you are advised to submit a completed application form to the
A fully equipped rehearsal room for aspiring young musicians has opened at Foróiges' HSE funded, Diocean supported C.R.I.B. Youth Project and Health Cafe on Rockwood Parade Sligo, thanks to the generosity of U2 and the Ireland Funds which is lead funder of Music Generation Sligo (MGS).
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, 5th – Thursday, 7th June 2012 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. daily.
Topics discussed will include:
• Study skills
Co Sligo VEC students, staff, and friends are gathering together for a fun event which is being held on Sunday 20th of May at 12 midday at Knocknarea. We are expecting a turnout of at least 500 people to form a chain around the mountain. Steve Rogers, aerial photographer will be above us on the day to capture the event in an aircraft kindly...
Colaiste iascaigh notes 25th April 2011
Student Enterprise Awards National Finals
Well done to the three 2nd Year student s Aoife Connolly, Nicola Flannlley and Amy Kilgannon who represented their school and county in the Student Enterprise Awards National Finals in Croke Park Conference Centre Wednesday 18th of April. The students have set up a...
Each year An Taisce, the National Trust for Ireland, organises a National Sustainable Travel Competition for all schools participating in the Travel theme of the Green-Schools programme. This year, for the first time, a Sligo Student is amongst the winners.
Corran College in Ballymote were delighted to be informed that one of their talented...
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.