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Leas Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Paul Taylor officiated at the opening of a WW1 exhibition in Ballymote Community Library on Wednesday. Councillor Taylor said ‘The 100th anniversary of Armistice Day has provided us with a great opportunity to remember and acknowledge the men and women who fought and died during the Great War. Over […]
Thursday 15th November 6.30pm, Sligo Central Library, Stephen Street, Sligo Iggy McGovern is Fellow Emeritus in Physics at Trinity College Dublin; he is also an award-winning poet. He has published three collections of poetry: The King of Suburbia (Dedalus Press 2005), Safe House (Dedalus Press 2010) and The Eyes of Isaac Newton (Dedalus Press 2017); A Mystic Dream of 4 (Quaternia Press 2013), is his […]
Did you know that you can access The Dictionary of Irish Biography for FREE at your Sligo Library. This very distinguished looking man is Ambrosio O’Higgins (1720-1801), viceroy of Peru and Marquis de Osorno, who was born in Ballinary, Co. Sligo (Lough Arrow). Spending time in both Spain and South America, he is credited with introducing the postal system between […]
Sligo Museum is pleased to announce our Winter Opening Times. From Tuesday, October 2nd 2018 until Saturday March 30th 2019, Sligo Museum will be open from 9.30am – 12.45pm Tuesday to Saturday. Admission Free.
Sligo Library Service Summer Stars Reading Adventure, the exciting, free, reading-based programme, ran across the country in all library branches from late June to the end of August. Across the county over 1600 children joined the program, with 250 new children joining Sligo Central library alone. Together they read over 30,000 library books! Our love […]
Mayor Councillor Rosaleen O’Grady along with Síomha Ní Ruairc of Bliain na Gaeilge presented Rachel Ní Gallachair of Gaelscoil Chnoc na Ré with a €1,000 award for the Seachtain na Gaeilge le Energia and Bliain na Gaeilge art competition, in a presentation ceremony at Sligo Central Library. Bliain na Gaeilge 2018 is a celebration of […]
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