Updated: 20/10/17 : 05:19:51
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Leonie Cornelius to bloom as Martina Hamilton’s new brand ambassador

Award-winning jeweller and goldsmith, Martina Hamilton, has selected one of Ireland’s leading garden designers, Leonie Cornelius, as her brand ambassador as she launches five new pieces to her Shore Collection.Martina Hamilton has been designing distinct jewellery collections for more than 30 years in her studio in Sligo. Her award-winning designs are inspired by the ever-changing Atlantic coastal landscape and, [...]  Read More...

Updated: 20/09/17 : 13:30:59
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Sligo schools urged to join campaign against food waste

SLIGO schools are being asked to join a nationwide campaign against food waste as world hunger levels rise to new alarming levels. Hunger Heroes, run by Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide, raises awareness of the global hunger crisis and teaches children how they can help solve it.“Hunger Heroes is about fighting hunger and food waste locally, in our schools and in our kitchens,” said Lauren Wright, Concern’s Schools and [...]  Read More...

Updated: 20/10/17 : 06:52:30
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Launch of book on Ballygawley Rebel - Henry Kelly

The launch of 'Henry Kelly (1895-1920): Co Sligo's Forgotten Rebel' takes place in Liber Bookshop, O'Connell St, Sligo on [...]  Read More...

Updated: 09/10/17 : 12:12:31
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Irish Ferries chooses 'WB Yeats' as name for new ferry

Irish Ferries has chosen W. B. Yeats as the name for its new €144million cruise ferry now being built in Germany for service on routes between Ireland, UK and France. The name was chosen after it had drawn ‘strong support’ from the public in an online competition that attracted nearly 100,000 entries. According to a spokesman: ‘it was clear from the poll that there is widespread public affection for W. B. Yeats, due in the main [...]  Read More...

Updated: 13/10/17 : 13:38:34
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Lotto Supporting Historical Boat Building Yards Legacy in Sligo

The deep history that lies behind the doors of the McCann boatyard at Milk Harbour, a quaint little fishing harbour in north Sligo, is immense.     It was here that the skilled McCann family built boats for the likes of Lord Mountbatten, who was their most famous customer, and for whom they built several vessels. They built Shadow V, the infamous wooden fishing boat in which the IRA placed a bomb in 1979, killing the [...]  Read More...