IT Sligo Takes The Lead in Early Childhood Care

The Chief Executive of Barnardos, Fergus Finlay, delivered a masterclass in leadership to the new participants in the first Masters of Arts in Leadership in Early Childhood Care and Education. The Head of the Children's Charity was the special guest at the Induction of students to this new course, which has ...

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Major Sports Conference comes to IT Sligo

Donegal gaelic footballer Karl Lacey will be a guest contributor at the 11th National Coaching Forum, which takes place at IT Sligo on September 26th & 27th. The four-time allstar will be part on an athlete panel which will speak about the impact of good coaching on their sporting careers ...

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Archaeology Discovery on Sligo’s Coney Island

Archaeologists have discovered what may be the oldest signs of human habitation on Sligo’s Coney Island. A box-like structure built from large stone slabs was excavated over two days last week. It had been known to residents of the island for over 40 years but has been repeatedly covered by sands, ...

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An Taoiseach Opens IT Sligo’s New MacMunn Building

IT Sligo’s new €17 million MacMunn Science Building has been officially opened by An Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny, T.D. The new facility will be known as the MacMunn Building, named after Charles Alexander MacMunn (1852-1911). He was a scientist, born in Easky, County Sligo. His discovery of respiratory pigments throughout plant ...

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New President for IT Sligo

Institute of Technology, Sligo is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Vincent Cunnane as President. His appointment, which is for five years, was approved by the Governing Body of IT Sligo. “I’m delighted to be taking up the post of President of IT Sligo and look forward to building on its strong ...

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STEM Careers Are Tomorrow’s World Today

Siliconrepublic.com, Ireland’s leading technology news service, is currently spotlighting IT Sligo academic Dr Marion McAfee in its profile series “Women Invent Tomorrow”, which champions women’s role in science, technology, engineering and mathematicss (STEM). With demand for STEM graduates growing steadily, she and her colleagues at the Institute are at the forefront ...

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GAA Writers Reward Sports Scholar Ryan

Donegal GAA player Ryan McHugh is busy making his presence felt in All Ireland football thanks, in part, to a perk of being a Sports Scholar at IT Sligo – free membership of the Knocknarea Arena gym. Recent performances have earned him warm praise by GAA commentators but with Donegal aiming ...

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IT Sligo Partnership Puts Spotlight on Pollution Threats

The American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s biggest scientific society, is showcasing pioneering work by an IT Sligo scientist, Professor Suresh Pillai, and international co-researchers on how natural light can be harnessed to protect the environment. The research team is in the final stages of a three year project which is ...

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GAA & IT Sligo To Help Keep Graduates At Home

The GAA and IT Sligo have joined forces with regional companies to help fast-track young players across all codes of the Association into a successful work career in Ireland. IT Sligo’s Higher Diploma in Science in Computing is aimed at retraining graduates in a non-computer related discipline, and giving them the ...

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IT Sligo At The Heart Of The Fleadh

IT Sligo welcomes the world's biggest traditional Irish music festival - Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann - to its campus this week. The All-Ireland Fleadh, which attracts at least 300,000 visitors each year, was officially opened on Sunday evening by President Michael D.Higgins. The Fleadh is a week-long festival this year, running until ...

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