Community Diary week beginning 11th March

  • Leghowney Drama Group presents ‘Mother Knows Best’,  A Three Act Comedy by Jimmy Keary in Leghowney Hall on St. Patrick’s night and on Monday 18th March, Tuesday 19th March, Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd March at 8pm nightly.  Tickets €10 for adults and €5 for children and are available on the door.   No Show on Wednesday 20th March


  • The Rathcormack Craft Village and Food Craft Market in Sligo are having their St. Patrick’s traditional arts and craft day this Saturday 16th March from 10am till 3pm. A fun day out for all the family with demonstrations on offer from 10.30am to 2pm. There will be wood turning, basket weaving, pottery, stained glass work, traditional vintage carpentry, painting, jewellery, face painting, trad dancing and music, wool spinning by heel and loads more. Ratchcormack Craft Village this Saturday from 10am until 3pm.


  • A workshop for parents of children who are in primary school and which is been facilitated by Clinical Psychologist Dr Julie Meehan is taking place on Saturday March 23rd, from 10 am to 5.15 pm in Beo Centre for Mindfulness, Innisfree House, 45 High St, Sligo. This workshop is to show how a parent or guardian can support their child who may be experiencing anxiety or feeling over whelmed. Cost of the workshop is €95 plus booking fee. For more details and to book go to:


  • Past and present choirs of Sligo Grammar School and special guests present a Gala evening in aid of Shout and the National Rehabilitation Centre on March 23rd at 8pm in The Knocknarea Arena, IT Sligo.  Tickets €15/ Concessions €12. Booking office 083402308 or through Sligo Grammar School



  • Acquired Brain Injury Ireland are holding two events as part of Brain Injury Awareness Week in March. The first one is a Coffee Morning and Information Stand in the AIB Bank Sligo on Friday 15th March from 10am until 4pm. The 2nd one is also a Coffee Morning and Information Stand in The Bank of Ireland on Friday 29th of March also from 10am until 4pm. Please support.


  • The Way of Gentleness – a personal enrichment journey for lent. Mondays @ 8pm from March 11th – 25th and April 1st – 8th in St Patrick’s Church, Strandhill.


  • St. Patrick’s Annual Parish Fior Ceili in St. Mary’s Hall, Garrison on Sunday 17th March. Music by Martin Duggan.  Proceeds in aid of Marie Curie and STOP


  • Fundraising Social in Memory of the Late Paddy Kirley in the Friary Hall, Rossnowlagh on Friday 15th March.  Dancing 9pm until 11.30pm.  Music by Jack Ramsey, Mickey Cleary and Out and About.  Proceeds in aid of North West Hospice


  • INHFA are hosting an information meeting on farm inspections for BPS (Cross Compliance) Land Eligibility, Sheep Welfare, ANC & BDGP. Information will be given by an advisor from the Dept of Agriculture which will give farmers the opportunity to hear first hand the requirements for these inspections. Farmers are encouraged to attend and hear for themselves how to handle such an inspection. Meeting held in Glencar Community Center on Thursday 14th, March at 7.30pm sharp. All welcome.


  • Market Day Sale in the Wark Hall, Belleek  on Tuesday 19th March from 9am until 1pm. Good used clothing, bric-a-brac, cakes and Jam.  Teas will be served


  • Ceili in Ballintogher Community Centre on Friday 15th March at 9.30pm.  Music by Duntally Ceili Band.  Refreshments served
  • Sligo County Fleadh takes place on the June Bank Holiday weekend.  The closing date for Sligo Fleadh entries is Saturday 6th April. Application forms available from Music Teachers and on  Entries also to your branch secretary or County Secretary Tim Mulcahy on 087 6296899


  • Seachtain na Gaeilge, Lunch and Comhra in the Glasshouse Hotel, Sligo. Friday 15th March at 1 pm.

    No set menu. An opportunity to practice your Irish, (no matter how little you may have) and to hear about Irish Language events around Sligo! Failte!