Updated: 08/04/15 : 09:14:07
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Local history book ‘Soldiers of Sligo' - Review

In July last year a young graduate of Queen’s University Belfast who hails from the small village of Riverstown published his very first book titled ‘Soldiers of Sligo’. The book is a well presented collection of biographies of some of Co. Sligo’s long forgotten soldiers. The author Cían Harte brings together soldiers who fought for Irish freedom, in the British Army, the United States forces as well as [...]  Read More...

Updated: 03/04/15 : 06:19:23
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New book on 19th Century Sligo now in local bookshops

A new book on Nineteenth century Sligo is available in local bookshops priced at €20.  Land and People in Nineteenth Century Sligo: from Union to Local Government by Padraig Deignan investigates the interaction of land, economics and politics in the county in the period following the end of the Napoleonic Wars to the Local Government Act of 1898.  The book is divided into four chapters, which are further [...]  Read More...

Updated: 20/04/15 : 09:58:18
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National Gallery unveils new portrait by Sligo based artist

A portrait of Dónal Lunny, one of Ireland’s legendary musicians and composers, was today (Friday, 17th April) unveiled in the National Gallery of Ireland. The portrait was specially commissioned by the National Gallery of Ireland as part of the inaugural Hennessy Portrait Prize.The artist, Nick Miller, winner of the Hennessy Portrait Prize in 2014, painted the portrait, Dónal Lunny, Playing, over a number of sittings in [...]  Read More...

Updated: 03/04/15 : 06:03:12
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Making News: Things Left Unsaid

04 Apr - 31 May 2015Opening: 04 Apr 5pm – 9pm Reception: 5-6pmArtist Talk: 6- 7pm  The Model is delighted to present ‘Making News: Things Left Unsaid’ by internationally renowned photographer Paul Seawright this April. The show is part of a larger tour, which began at the Culturel Irlandais in Paris and will then move to the Ulster Museum in Belfast. In his [...]  Read More...