November 2017

Transition Year students depart for Brussels.

Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Congratulations and good luck to TY students Aine O Leary and Layla McGlynn, who set off for a five day trip to Brussels today to increase their knowledge and awareness of the E.U.The girls were selected as part of a programme organised by the A.L.D.E. Political party and facilitated by Marian Harkin M.E.P.

Mercy College Staff Choir sings at Sligo Sings Fest in Hawk''s Well Theatre

Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Congratulations to Mercy College Staff Choir , founded last year as part of the Sligo Sings initiative.
The choir sang under the direction of Leonard Dorrian in the Hawk's Well Theatre on Saturday evening, having rehearsed diligently over the past two months.

EU Video Competition Why young people should vote in EU elections...

Fri, Nov 24, 2017

Congratulations and good luck to TY Film Studies class who have entered the EU video clip competition on the theme"Why young people should vote in EU elections".The competition was organised by the EU office in Dublin and the prize is a visit for the whole class of 24 to go to Euroscola in Strasbourg.Please view our video on youtube.

Rotary Club Regional Final in Dungannon

Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Congratulations to TY student Eve Lunn who qualified to represent the North West at a Euroscola in the European Parliament in Strasbourg in 2018. Eve was interviewed in Sligo by a panel organised by Sligo Rotary Club and subsequently represented the Sligo Branch at the next round in Dungannon, where she was selected to travel to Strasbourg.This is a prestigious award as students not only get the chance to visit Stormont and the Dail but also to meet with their peers from all over Europe , in what is deemed to be an unforgettable experience by previous prize winners from the school.

E.U. (Brexit) Symposium at Clayton Hotel hosted by Sligo Institute of Technology

Mon, Nov 20, 2017

European Parliament Ambassador Schools representatives Catherine Flanagan and Pauline Zebrowski attended a symposium on Brexit , Fracking and Women in Politics at the Clayton Hotel , organised by Sligo Institute of Technology School of Business and Social Studies.Keynote Speakers were Marian Harkin M.E.P., TonyMcLoughlin T.D.and Dr Claire Mc Ging Lecturer NUI Maynooth.Mr Harry O Connor PRO European Parliament Information Office Dublin spoke on The EuropeanParliament's role in Ireland's Brexit Preparedness.A Question and Answer session finished the symposium..

European Parliament Ambassador Schools : Junior Ambassadors attend E.U. Council Simulation Meeting in ClaytonHotel

Mon, Nov 13, 2017

A group of students currently taking part in the European Parliament Ambassador School Programme attended a Simulation Meeting of the Council of the European Union in the Clayton Hotel Sligo.The symposium was organised by the International Marketing Students of Sligo Institute of Technology under the guidance of their lecturers Joan Morrisson and Ruth Walsh.

Transition Year Physics Experience at Trinity College Dublin

Wed, Nov 8, 2017

Our school was selected  to take part in the Transition Year Physics Experience at Trinity College. Eve Lunn and Catherine Flanagan are spending this week  experiencing all aspects of Physics and the world of Physics at Trinity College.

Leaving Cert. Art Students visit National Museum

Tue, Nov 7, 2017

Leaving Cert. Students will go on a tour of the National Museum Dublin on Wednesday 15th November to complete the museum visit as part of the Leaving Cert. Art programme.

European Parliament Ambassador School: Students visit Europe House Dublin

Tue, Nov 7, 2017

Transition Year students who have registered for the EPAS programme will travel to Dublin to attend an information session in Europe House.Students have completed the European Parliament Student workbook and are looking forward to gaining more information on the E.U..