Entries by Michelle Brennan

HSE: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information, Updates and Resources

Digital Partner Pack UpdateHSE Digital have created a COVID-19 Information Booklet, which is being delivered to all households from this week onward. You can download the booklet here The COVID-19 Information Booklet is also available in Irish and in audiobook. HSE are working to make it available in a number of languages and formats – […]

Coronavirus – COVID 19

Temporary closure of Public Offices Having regard to the issues presented by the current emergency, Sligo County Council is introducing measures to safeguard the health and well-being of its customers and staff and to help limit the spread of the Covid-19. Accordingly, all public buildings are being closed to the public from close of business […]

Sligo Library Update: Covid-19 Emergency

If you have any library items checked out, you can keep hold of them until we re-open.  There will be no overdue notices sent during this time. The return drop box is closed and we will not be taking in any returned items at this moment The reserves function has now been disabled from our […]

Award-Winning Writers to Read at The Word

The Word will be back in Sligo Central Library on the 26th February. Gerard Beirne (author and lecturer on IT Sligo’s BA Writing and Literature Program) will host Mary Costello and Siobhan Mannion. Mary Costello was born in Galway and has published two novels and a collection of stories to great acclaim. Her collection of […]

Digitise the Nation: Internet Access Classes

Introduction Digital Skills Classes. Four week course on either a Tuesday OR Wednesday afternoon. Starts Tuesday 28th OR Wednesday 29th of January, 2pm-4.30pm. Group setting. Devices will be provided or you can bring your own. Phone 0719111675 for more details or to reserve your name.😀📲💻

Sligo Central Library: The First Word of the Decade 2020!

The Word returns to Sligo Central Library in 2020 on Wednesday 29th of January at 6.30pm. Garrett Carr, author of The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland’s Border. Garrett Carr is a writer and map-maker. He lives in Belfast and is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Queen’s University. His book The Rule of […]

Sligo Library & Museum Christmas Opening Hours

Sligo Library staff would like to wish all of our users and readers a very Happy Christmas and New Year! Remember all library items, including books, audio and DVDS, can be renewed and reserved online via our Always Open Online Services. There are many online services on our website that can be accessed 24 hours/365 […]

Decade of Centenaries : Martin Savage : The Story of a Young Man

Join us in The Oratory in Ballisodare as we commemorate Martin Savage on the centenary of his passing. The event will take place on Thursday, 5th of December at 6pm. This commemoration evening will feature music and spoken word of the some of the best local artists and voices. With special contributions from those who […]

The Word at Sligo Central Library: Wednesday 27th of November

‘More of a bonfire than a beacon’: women writing for change at this month’s Word The Word returns to Sligo Central Library on Wednesday 27th.  Writer Jessamine O’Connor from the BA Writing and Literature will host guests Sarah Clancy and Bairbre Flood. Sarah Clancy is a poet from Galway City although she now lives in […]