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BORDER :: Deputy John Perry with Michael Timothy Mayes, (rhs) Board Member of InterTradeIreland Board accompanied by John Carroll during their visit to Leinster House on Wednesday 18th 2015, to discuss cross border opportunities for expanding trade and commercial links.

DANGER :: Cllr Marie Casserly with Thomas Walsh, Secretary of Ballygawley Enterprise at the dangerous section on the R290 road in Ballygawley. Mr Walsh has urged Sligo County Council to deal with the issue with urgency.

VISIT : A group of 2nd year business students and faculty members from Sligo IT with Deputy John Perry TD during a visit to Lenister House on Wednesday 18th February.

AWARD :: Celebrating the Purple Flag award to Sligo were: Sean Cunningham, Shenanigans, Carmen Cronin, Purple Flag Academy Ireland, Pat Grimes, Bistro Bianconi, Gail McGibbon, Sligo Town Centre Coordinator, Brian Flynn, Sligo County Council, Cllr Rosaleen O Grady, Jeanette Lindsay, Pepper Alley, Finbarr Filan, Centra, Richard Guiney, CEO Dublin BID and Chair, Purple Flag, Ireland.

PRESENTATION :: Padraig Mulligan and Sean Tempany making a presentation on behalf of the people of Templeboy to former councillor Mary Barrett, for her service to Templeboy when she served on Sligo County Council. The Templeboy Parish Council presentation was made in the Diamond Coast Hotel at the Christmas party for the senior citizens. Photo: Noel Kennedy

TROLLEY :: The Sligo Lidl Trolley Dash winner in Sligo, Dagma Fejtkova from Co Leitrim with members of the Sligo Lidl team after her successful dash around the store. Photo: Noel Kennedy

TEACHER :: As a former Science and Maths teacher, Independent MEP Marian Harkin has a more than usual interest in the BT Young Scientist Exhibition held in the RDS Dublin. She is pictured with pupils of Summerhill College at their project which adapted a car steering wheel to sense driver distraction and tiredness with the objective of preventing accidents. Pictured at their project were (L to R):- Michael Kerins, Michael Gilmartin, Martin Harkin MEP, Niall McDermott, teacher, and Sean Casey.

COLLECTION :: The Rev Alan Mitchell with Elaine Fallon (L) and Olivia Moran collecting for the Simon Community at the carol service by the Sligo Gospel Choir and the Something To Sing About Choir in the Quayside Shopping Centre. Photo: SligoToday.ie

CHOIR :: Christmas shoppers in Sligo at the weekend were treated to a outstanding performance of carol singing in the Quayside SC performed jointly by the Sligo Gospel Choir and Something To Sing About a choir made up entirely of cancer survivors. Photo: SligoToday.ie

SHOPS :: The last of the shoppers on Sunday evening in Sligo. Photo: SligoToday.ie