Games Fleadh Success for IT Sligo Students

For the second consecutive year, IT Sligo students were among the prize-winners at the annual Games Fleadh in County Tipperary,  Ireland’s largest student computer and console games programming festival.  Now in its 11th year, the Games Fleadh continues to go from strength to strength. With the games industry estimated to have ...

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IT Sligo Expertise Fuels FUSION Success

IT Sligo academics have been praised for their role in an InterTradeIreland FUSION project that has helped a Co Down firm develop a novel approach to eco-friendly housing.   Kelly Brothers Building Contractors from Warrenpoint has won a ‘Project Exemplar’ award for outstanding innovation as part of the FUSION initiative.   The programme enables ...

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Third Trophy Triumph for IT Sligo Women

IT Sligo Women’s soccer team have won the Intervarsities Cup for the third time in the club’s history. They put in an awesome display to beat hosts and pre-match favourites UCD 6-1 in a thrilling Cup final. Earlier in competition, IT Sligo had a convincing 4-0 win over Mary Immaculate College, Limerick ...

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Major Alzheimer’s Research Launched at IT Sligo

New EU-funded research is under way at IT Sligo into the plight of people with dementia who require acute care for an additional medical illness or serious injury.  The aim of the research is to devise service solutions that would enable them to remain for longer at home with care ...

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IT Sligo Accounting Student Receives CIMA Award

IT Sligo final year Accountancy student, Ann Carter, has been awarded a coveted Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) award.  Ann who is from Abbeytown, Ballisodare, achieved the highest score in the Management Accounting modules during year two of her course.  The award was presented by Colm Murphy, Student Liaison ...

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IT Sligo Goes On Parade for St Patrick

IT Sligo students and staff are getting into the swing of things for St Patrick’s Day.   Tourism and Event Management 3rd year students got together to promote Sligo’s parade for the national saint’s day with their own Facebook page photographic competition.   The students, assisted by Ms Ann Higgins Head of the Department ...

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Research Centre Boost for IT Sligo

A new environmental research centre at IT Sligo will strengthen the Institute’s role in tackling regional and national challenges in ecology, sustainability and how best to manage natural resources. Launching the Centre for Environmental Research Innovation and Sustainability (CERIS) Micheál Ó Cinnéide, Director at the Environmental Protection Agency, said it was ...

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Talented Paul Wins National Craft Award

  Paul Hosty of IT Sligo and PDJ Construction has scooped the top prize for Joinery in this year’s Ireland Skills competition, the annual showcase for outstanding young craft talent.   It is the sixth successive year that an IT Sligo trainee has won the top Joinery prize.   Paul, who is from Castlegar, Co ...

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Elaine is Top Intervarsity Showjumper

IT Sligo student Elaine Horan notched up a memorable victory when she decided to compete in the National Intervarsity Equestrian Championships “just for the craic”. Elaine (19), from Strandhill, Co Sligo, ended the day as the top rider, winning the Individual Show-jumping title from a field that included a number of ...

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New “Tobacco-Free” Zones at IT Sligo

IT Sligo is establishing three “Tobacco Free” zones outside several key buildings on its campus.   By getting people to stop smoking in the open-air zones, the Institute hopes to achieve better air quality and reduce passive smoking dangers for the benefit of students, staff and visitors. The designated areas were announced today, ...

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