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TRANSPLANT :: Double transplant recipient Bridie Nicholson from Rusheen Crescent in Sligo will be one of the 29 strong Transplant Team Ireland who will participate in the European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships in Vantaa, Finland in July. Bridie, a kidney and pancreas transplant recipient, is a veteran to transplant sport having competed in numerous European and World Transplant events down through the years.

HUMOUR :: Someone in Sligo decided to add to the Councils enforcement policy notice against dog owners regarding their pooing in public places. The photo was published first on Broadsheet.ie

JEANS :: Pictured at the Blue Jeans Country Queen Festival which took place in Athboy, Co Meath on the June Bank Holiday weekend is Sarah Walsh from North Sligo Macra club who represented Sligo Macra with Macra na Feirme National President Sean Finan.

BEES ::Key note speakers at the conference in the European Parliament on Tuesday June 14th, which dealt with pollination and environmental challenges to bees and other pollinators where Prince Albert of Monaco and Philip McCabe, Drogheda, President of Apimondia, the representative body for beekeepers worldwide spoke. Pictured at the event Left - Right: Philip McCabe, President Apimondia, Independent MEP Marian Harkin and Prince Albert of Monaco.

ELECTION :: The Annual General Meetings of Sligo County Council and the Municipal District of Sligo and Ballymote-Tobercurry were held on Monday 20 th June. Councillor Hubert Keaney was elected Cathaoirleach of the Sligo County Council. He is pictured following his inauguration with his wife Christina, daughter Cathy and sons (l-r) Gregory, Darryl and Hugh. Photo: Charlie Brady

MAYOR : The Annual General Meetings of Sligo County Council and the Municipal District of Sligo and Ballymote-Tobercurry were held on Monday 20th June. Councillor Marie Casserly was elected Mayor of the Municipal District of Sligo. She is pictured with the her husband Mel and children (l-r) Tara, Luke, James,Liam and Aoife. Photo: Charlie Brady

MAYORS: The Annual General Meetings of Sligo County Council and the Municipal District of Sligo and Ballymote-Tobercurry were held on Monday 20th June. Councillor Marie Casserly was elected Mayor of the Municipal District of Sligo. She is pictured with the outgoing Mayor, Cllr Thomas Healy. Photo: Charlie Brady

HANDOVER :: The Annual General Meetings of Sligo County Council and the Municipal District of Sligo and Ballymote-Tobercurry were held on Monday 20 th June. Councillor Hubert Keaney was elected Cathaoirleach of the Sligo County Council. He is pictured being presented with his Chain of Office by outgoing Cathaoirleach Rosaleen O Grady. Photo: Charlie Brady

MAYORAL : The Annual General Meetings of Sligo County Council and the Municipal District of Sligo and Ballymote-Tobercurry were held on Monday 20th June. Councillor Marie Casserly was elected Mayor of the Municipal District of Sligo. She is pictured with the newly elected Deputy Mayor, Cllr Gino O Boyle. Photo: Charlie Brady

AWARD :: Fastcom, the leading network management company was awarded SME Project of the Year at the Tech Excellence Awards 2016 in recognition of its partnership with Smyths Toys. The Sligo-based company was presented with the prize at an awards ceremony held at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin, in the presence of 560 industry peers. Pictured at the event were, Justin Twiddy, MD, Grenke (L), presented the SME Project of the Year award to Mike McGrath, Chief Strategy Officer, Fastcom; and Ross Palmer, MD, Fastcom.