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Bring animals to your shoolyard

| September 18, 2014

Farmyard in your Schoolyard’ has been awarded funding by Sligo County Council to deliver an anti-litter campaign to local primary schools. Tweet

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Sligo Tidy Towns host photo exhibition highlighting county

| September 18, 2014
Sligo Tidy Towns host photo exhibition highlighting county

A special exhibition of Sligo photography will open in the Hyde Bridge Gallery next Tuesday, September 23. The images come from the entries to the Sligo Tidy Towns #MySligo Photography competition, which the volunteer group held on social media earlier this year. “We asked people to submit an image which summed up what Sligo means […]

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Wedding Supplement

| September 11, 2014
Wedding Supplement

There is a 20 page Autumn Wedding Supplement in this week’s Sligo Weekender.  It is full of tips and ideas for your special day. Tweet

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Sligo native’s bakery wins food ‘Oscars’

| September 4, 2014
Sligo native’s bakery wins food ‘Oscars’

The multi-award-winning Jinny’s Bakery in Drumshanbo has scooped three more ‘Oscars of the food world’ for its ‘simply delicious’ scones and soda breads. Tweet

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Route billed as world’s longest tourist road trip

| September 4, 2014
Route billed as world’s longest tourist road trip

THE Wild Atlantic Way from Malin Head in Donegal to the Old Head of Kinsale in Cork, is around 2,500kms (over 1,500 miles) in length and is being billed as the world’s longest tourist road trip.  Tweet

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Join the coffee revolution- and help North West Hospice

| August 28, 2014
Join the coffee revolution- and help North West Hospice

Ireland is undergoing a coffee revolution – and you can be part of it! On Thursday, September 18, people all over Sligo, Leitrim, South Donegal and West Cavan are being asked to enjoy a Bewley’s #coffee4hospice – and to raise much needed funds for their local hospice service at the same time. Tweet

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Two Sligo shops make Irish Times shortlist

| August 28, 2014
Two Sligo shops make Irish Times shortlist

Two Sligo shops have been nominated in the The Irish Times Shortlist of The Best Shops in Ireland. Liber Bookshop in O’Connell Street, Sligo and Shells Cafe & Little Shop in Strandhill, Co Sligo have made it to the much coveted shortlist of The Irish Times Best Shops in Ireland. This country-wide search sponsored by […]

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Sligo bars shortlisted

| August 21, 2014
Sligo bars shortlisted

Two Sligo bars have been shortlisted in the same category for the Bar of the Year Awards. Proving Sligo’s growing love of craft beer, Hargadon’s Bar in O’Connell Street Sligo and Harrison’s Bar in Cliffoney, Co. Sligo were both nominated in the Craft Beer Bar of the Year section. They were two of just eight […]

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Sculpture courses

| August 14, 2014
Sculpture courses

Leitrim Sculpture Centre have a series of workshops organised for the final two weekends in August. These workshops provide opportunities for the public to practice artistic processes and are designed for beginners and the more experienced. Tweet

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Coffee evening raises over €3k

| August 7, 2014
Coffee evening raises over €3k

After hosting a “Coffee Evening” at their home on Daffodil day, the McGauran and McDonald families Calry recently presented a cheque for €3,100 to The Irish Cancer Society. Tweet

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Bed push will help Cara to her dream

| August 7, 2014
Bed push will help Cara to her dream

THE Collooney Bed Push is now in it’s third year. Tweet

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RTE star Maura to judge Sligo Races

| July 31, 2014
RTE star Maura to judge Sligo Races

Sligo’s fashionable ladies are expected to turn out in style for the Littlewoods Ireland Best Dressed Series at Sligo Racecourse just a week from now, on Thursday, August 7. Tweet

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