REMEMBRANCE :: The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Cllr Hubert Keaney (pictured fourth from right) with members of the clergy attending the Remembrance Day Service at The Sligo Cenotaph. Over 40 people came to pay their repects to the fallen of WW I, WW II and more recent conflicts. Wreaths were laid by those remembering family members.
CARERS :: Family carers from five counties including Sligo were in Brussels on a three day visit from Monday, October 17th to Wednesday October 19th. The visit was hosted by Independent MEP Marian Harkin who is co-founder and Co-Chair of the European Parliaments Carers Interest Group. The visit afforded an opportunity for carers to express their views and ideas directly to representatives of the European Commission. Pictured in the European Parliament were (L to R): John Dunne, CEO, Family Carers Ireland and President of Eurocarers; Mary Davitt, Strandhill Rd.; Marian Harkin; Frances Taheny, Pearse Rd., Barry Brennan, Martin Savage Terrace and Frank Goodwin, Former President of Eurocarers and founder member of The Carers Association.