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UNI BOUND - Gillian McCarthy (Ballymote) heading off to university last week. Gillian, a former Colaiste Mhuire and Knockminna NS pupil is now studying Physics at UCD where she hopes to later specialise in medical devices research. Photo:SligoToday.ie

SCIENCE - Lorraine Archer explains the extraction process for novel oils to An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Professor Terri Scott, President of IT Sligo and Jeremy Bird, Head of Science as they take a tour of the labs at the official opening of the MacMunn Building, a new €17 million science facility at IT Sligo, Ballinode, Sligo, by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photo - James Connolly - PicSell8

OPENING - An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, at the official opening of the MacMunn Building, a new €17 million science facility at IT Sligo, Ballinode, Sligo, by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photo - James Connolly - PicSell8

Fire services preparing to leave the scene in Union Place were an 6.30am arson attack occurred on premises housing Irish Water meters. Photo:SligoToday.ie

WATER - Anti water meter installation protesters occupy the holes dug to stop work in Cranmore. Photo: Vanessa Scanlon

PROTEST - Anti water meter meter installation protesters disupting the installation process by GMC Sierra contractors in Cranmore. Photo: Vanessa Scanlon

BLOCKING - Former Presidential candidate Gary Smiley blocking the installation of water meters in Cranmore. Photo: Vanessa Scanlon

FESTIVAL - Horslips ‘the band that defined a generation” have confirmed their Sligo Live appearance and will explode onto the stage at Knocknarea Arena on Saturday, 25th October 2014.

CHARITY - John Fitzgerald was cycling in Sligo at the Fleadh and although stationary he hopes to pedal the distance between Sligo and Dublin to raise funds for the LauraLynn Childrens Hospice. Pic - SligoToday.ie

FISHES - Young actors portraying fishes at the pageant finale on the Peace Rig Gig at the opening of Fleadh Cheoil 2014. Pic - SligoToday.ie