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Dr Iggy Mcgovern Refracting Rhymes

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 […]

Dictionary of Irish Biography

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 Libraries hosting Summer Stars Reading Adventure

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 […]

Bliain na Gaeilge Art Competition Winn

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 […]