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SKY :: The skys the limit for Creative Design student Lena Redecker (Germany) & Katya Castellauos (Canada) who are studying International Marketing at IT Sligo. They climbed Knocknarea and visited Glencar Waterfall last Friday, as part of their induction programme. Photo: Steve Rogers

POOL :: Some fun at the official opening of Rosses Point outdoor swimming pool and The Den community centre. Photo: Frances Muldoon

PLOUGHING ::Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin pictured with Puis McCloat from SUIP Manufacturing (Sligo) at the 2017 National Ploughing Championships, Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photo: Conor McCabe Photography

ASSOCIATIONS :: Pictured at the IT Sligo Clubs and Associations day representing Young Fine Gael were Tony McLoughlin TD, Caelainn McGonigle and Fine Gael Area Representative Blaine Gaffney.

CLIMB :: IT Sligos new international students climbed Knocknarea and visited Glencar Waterfall last Friday, as part of their induction programme.The Institute currently has 359 international students from 49 different countries. Photo : Steve Rogers

REPORT :: Helen Rochford-Brennan, Chairperson of the European Dementia Working Group, speaking at the launch of Virtual Dementia Tour Evaluation Report, at St Johns Community Hospital, Sligo. Photo: James Connolly

BREXIT :: Brexit Co-ordinator for the European Parliament, Guy Verhofstadt visited the border area between Armagh and Monaghan and met a number of groups representing farmers, road hauliers, IBEC and Border Communities Against Brexit. The visit was organised by Independent MEP Marian Harkin. Pictured at the farm of Arthur Hughes of Foyduff, Middletown whose farm straddles the border were (L to R): Vincent Roddy, Secretary, INHFA; Frank Brady, Chairman, Co. Monaghan IFA; Brian Treanor, Vice Chairman, Co. Monaghan IFA; Michael Collins, Chief Financial Officer, LacPatrick Co-op; Edmund Graham, Chairman, Co. Monaghan ICSA; Marian Harkin MEP; Guy Verhofstadt, European Parliament Brexit Co-ordinator; Arthur Hughes,and Gerry McGovern, Cavan/Leitrim INHFA.

APPRENTICE :: The Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship, Ireland’s first level-8-degree apprenticeship, kicked off its second-year last week, with 85 new apprentices from all across the country, beginning the three year Earn and Learn programme which allows the apprentices to work for an insurance employer, while also studying for a BA Hons in Insurance Practice. Pictured at IT Sligo are the apprentices.

CLUBS :: Pictured at the IT Sligo Clubs and Associations Day representing Young Fine Gael were Loander Hernandez, Liam Richie, Tony McLoughlin TD, Laura Forkin and Fine Gael Area Representative Blaine Gaffney.