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Connacht Gold launch new recipe calendar

| December 18, 2014

Aurivo Co-op’s award winning brand, Connacht Gold, is delighted to launch its specially designed 2015 recipe calendar in aid of its charities of the year – North West Hospice, Mayo/Roscommon Hospice, Donegal Hospice and Galway Hospice. Each of the Hospices in the Connacht and Donegal region selected as Aurivo’s Charity of the Year are dedicated […]

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SHOUT Ladies Lunch in the Sligo Park Hotel

| December 11, 2014

SHOUT is Sligo Hospital Oncology Unit Trust. The trust held a recent Ladies Lunch in the Sligo Park Hotel. There is a full two pages of pictures in this week’s Sligo Weekender- out now. Tweet

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Whole family can enjoy Christmas Crackers at the Model

| December 11, 2014

Bright lights began to glow from The Model at the top of The Mall in Sligo this past weekend. More than 150 people – mostly families – participated in The Model’s first Family Day, now scheduled to continue through December. Tweet

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American woman uses Irish image to help Boston bombing victims

| December 4, 2014

An American photographer who captured iconic images of Sligo and Ireland during three months spent here, is now using those images to raise funds for the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing. Tweet

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Kian and Jodi test new movie concept

| December 4, 2014

When you think of furniture, you think more of Ikea than Pringles, but the snack firm has come up with a new sofa called the View Tube, which is designed to let couples watch exactly what they want. Tweet

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Christmas events around Sligo

| November 27, 2014

Strandhill People’s Market The Strandhill People’s market came back with a bang on Sunday, November 16 in their new indoor location at Sligo airport. Following a summer down by the waterfront in Strandhill, the market organisers decided to recreate the family friendly atmosphere indoors for the Christmas season. The markets run every Sunday up until […]

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24 page Christmas Gift Guide

| November 27, 2014

Are you stuck for ideas for the perfect gift this Christmas?  Fear not, The Sligo Weekender has it all covered in our 24 page gift guide. There are savvy present ideas, along with all the events around Sligo and some tasty Christmas dishes too! See this week’s paper for details.   Tweet

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Sligo volunteers help transform Mandela’s homeland

| November 27, 2014

VOLUNTEERS from Sligo have joined forces with volunteers from all over the world to help transform Nelson Mandela’s homeland of Mathatha on the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Tweet

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Peter Horan concert raises €2,000 for Hospice

| November 27, 2014

A concert held in September in the Coleman Centre in Gurteen has raised €2,000 for North West Hospice. The concert was in memory of the late Peter Horan, who was one of the best known traditional musicians from South Sligo in recent times. The organisers decided that the proceeds would go to the hospice and […]

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Exhibition inspired by island life

| November 20, 2014

On a cold, crisp November morning five women made the carefully timed crossing out across the sand flats to Coney Island, that withstands the might of the wild Atlantic on its Western side. Tweet

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Bakes for Beaumont

| November 20, 2014

We are so pleased to announce that the final amount raised from the Bakes for Beaumont event held in IT Sligo last Thursday was €339.59 for The Richmond Ward in Beaumont Hospital. Again we would like to thank everyone involved for making ‘Bakes for Beaumont’ happen. Joanna Sweeney Lecturer of tourism & marketing School of […]

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Christmas tree donations

| November 13, 2014

Irish Christmas tree growers have announced a new charity partnership with the Jack and Jill foundation whereby a donation will be made for every tree sold. Tweet

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