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Sligo Rovers were delighted to make a presentation to our 2016 Partner Charity Sligo Cancer Support Centre. The presentation was made following a bucket collection prior to Rovers home game with Finn Harps on September 3. The total amount raised was €986.60 and both Rovers and Sligo Cancer Support Centre thank all fans who attend the game for their support. Pictured is the presentation being made by Rovers manager Dave Robertson (left) and committee member Marcus White(centre) to Joe McHugh (right) from Sligo Cancer Support Centre.

SENIOR CUP :: Instituted in 1900, when Dublin University won it for the first time, the Senior Cup is the most coveted trophy in club golf. Teams consist of five players in singles matchplay, off scratch. Last weekend the AIG Senior Cup Finals take place on the O Meara Course at Carton House and onnacht will be represented by County Sligo Senior Cup team captained by Shane Flanagan and Vice Captain Robert Fitzpatrick. Co Sligo take on Monkstown in the first semi final and in the second is the Castle against Shandon Park. It is Monkstowns first appearance in the finals whereas Co Sligo were the first Connacht winners in 1996 and again in 1997 with Gerry McManus as the Captain. Under Tom Ford , whose son TJ is in the current panel, Co Sligo won it in 2007 and 2013.

WINNER :: Sligo Credit Union Members Draw winner Valerie Davey is presented with her €15,000 cheque by Seamus Kilgannon, Director. Also present is Collette Hamilton (L) and Carmel Mullaney (R) of Sligo Credit Union.

CHOC :: Pictured at the 2016 National Ploughing Championships was Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD with Tomasz Giderewicz (l) and Clotilde Rambaud from Clo Chocolates based in Sligo. Photo: Conor McCabe Photography.

FARMING :: Pictured at the 2016 National Ploughing Championships was Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD with Liz and Prius McClot from Suip Manufacting based in Sligo. Photo : Conor McCabe Photography.

CONNECT :: Sligo tourism trade took centre stage at the inaugural Connect16 - Irelands largest ever showcase for the meetings and events sector which was held in the RDS, Dublin on Wednesday (28th September). Fáilte Ireland were a title sponsor at the event and pictured attending were Gail McGibbon and Pat Grimes, Sligo BID; Síle Garrett Horan, Sligo Tourism; Finbarr Filan, Sligo BID; Karen Sweeney, Western Development Commission and Paula Scallon, Radisson Blu Sligo. Photo: Shane O Neill Photography.

SAVE:: Its official, Tesco are accepting all other supermarket price-saving vouchers. For some time it was an unwritten certainty that Tesco were practicing this form of the dark arts to claim more of the valuable grocery market but now its no longer a rumour. Signage in the Sligo Tesco Arcade announces the deal, and goes on to name the discount vouchers from Dunnes, Lidl, Aldi and SuperValu are all welcome in their store. Every little helps.

FLORAL :A beautiful floral display on the pedestrian bridge over the Garavogue River in Sligo town. Photo:

YEATS :: The demolition of the building on which the iconic mural of WB Yeats was adorned got underway on Saturday, 1 October. Serious deterioration in the fabric of the building resulted in the need to demolish the town centre house. Sligo Tidy Towns are activley seeking a new building to recreate the mural early next year. Photo: Val Robus /