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Bronzed Beauty and Golden Scissors Awards

| October 23, 2014
Bronzed Beauty and Golden Scissors Awards

  This is our annual awards to crown Sligo’s number one beauticians and hair dressers. This year we have 13 different categories: Tweet

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Kids cannot identify common vegetables

| October 16, 2014
Kids cannot identify common vegetables

Dad of five, Ireland and Munster rugby legend, Ronan O’Gara, whose own family hail from County Sligo, is supporting a new programme encouraging kids and parents to cook together. Tweet

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Awareness of global hunger raised on World Food Day

| October 16, 2014
Awareness of global hunger raised on World Food Day

Ireland has a role to play in addressing global challenges due to increased demand for food, Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney has said. Tweet

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Sligo skin expert to speak at expos

| October 9, 2014
Sligo skin expert to speak at expos

A dermatology expert at Sligo Regional Hospital will be speaking at two of the largest conferences concerning allergies and skin conditions, taking place in Dublin and Cork. Tweet

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Short breaks

| October 9, 2014
Short breaks

THE Sligo Weekender has a special 16 page supplement with ideas for short breaks and days out this autumn. Be sure to pick up a copy of the paper this week to find out where to head away for a special getaway! Tweet

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Connacht Gold sponsors new Rachel Allen TV series

| September 25, 2014

Connacht Gold butter has teamed up with RTE to sponsor its new Autumn food series ‘Rachel Allen: All Things Sweet’. The weekly series is declared a guilt free zone serving up the most indulgent of sweet dishes. Featuring 39 delicious recipes drawn from a host of sweet themes, including classics with a twist; decadence; afternoon […]

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Fair: start of a new chapter for Lissadell

| September 25, 2014
Fair: start of a new chapter for Lissadell

THE re-opening of Lissadell has been a whirlwind of activity for the Walsh-Cassidy family.  Next month the first ‘Harvest Fair’ will bring together talented craft and culinary people from across Ireland and beyond. Edward Walsh told the Sligo Weekender at the launch of the fair on Tuesday “it (the Harvest Fair) will hopefully showcase Lissadell […]

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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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