Tag: Lifestyle

Breeda earns President’s award

| October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments
Breeda earns President’s award

A Sligo woman who worked with a special Olympics basketball team and helped refurbish a rehabilitation centre in Thailand was presented with the Gaisce Gold Award by President Michael D. Higgins.

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Mayor hosts coffee morning for Hospice

| September 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mayor hosts coffee morning for Hospice

  Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning, sponsored by Bewleys, celebrated its 20th anniversary on Thursday, September 20 with coffees and teas being served all around the country to raise funds for local hospice care services.

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Group exhibition at Model is extended for another week

| September 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Group exhibition at Model is extended for another week

THE closing date for the group exhibition “Up The Walls” in The Model has been extended by a week to Sunday, October 7

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Sligo women organise a ‘biker-chicks’ charity ride

| September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sligo women organise a ‘biker-chicks’ charity ride

‘Biker-chicks’ from all overireland took part in the recent annual Girlie Bike run around sligo and Leitrim.

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Kids take up reading challenge

| August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
Kids take up reading challenge

This Summer over 300 children joined the Story Lab Reading Challenge at Sligo Central Library.

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Taking aerial photographs without leaving the ground

| August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
Taking aerial photographs without leaving the ground

The aerial photos on this page were taken without the photographer ever leaving the ground.

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Vintage wares from Oxfam for local fashionistas.

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Vintage wares from Oxfam for local fashionistas.

Following in the footsteps of larger nationwide branches, Oxfam Sligo has launched its own selection of vintage fashions, embracing one of the biggest trends of previous seasons in their Grattan Street stores.

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Susanne in the running for Bridal Party

| July 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
Susanne in the running for Bridal Party

A bridal party, including newlywed Susanne Short-Kerins will launch the Galway races festival on July 30 and help raise funds for the Special Olympics in Connaught.

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LotusWorks helping Sligo schools

| July 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
LotusWorks helping Sligo schools

FOR the past year, students from Sligo area have benefited from the advice and experience of business volunteers from LotusWorks, who have taught Junior Achievement programmes in their schools.

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Hundreds come out for Street Feast

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
Hundreds come out for Street Feast

The village of Ballygawley made the most of the glorious sunshine on Sunday, June 17 for their Street Feast 2012.

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Festival Duck on his way to Dromahair

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
Festival Duck on his way to Dromahair

Dromahair Demons’ Festival Duck is on his way to ireland with the olympic Torch.

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Sligo food festival on this weekend

| May 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sligo food festival on this weekend

This weekend Sligo’s many cafes and restaurants will host the SÓ Sligo Food Festival, an exciting and vibrant food festival that showcases world class locally-produced cuisine in an hospitable environment for national and international visitors.

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