Epona Biotech named ‘Best Emerging Company’

 A business based in the Innovation Centre at IT Sligo, Epona Biotech, has fought off stiff competition to be named the Best Emerging Company in the 2010 All-island Seedcorn Business Competition.   More than 200 companies from all over the island of Ireland competed in the prestigious competition, which recognises companies in ...

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Huge crowds at annual Open Day

More than 1,600 second level students from across the country visited IT Sligo for the Open Day yesterday.   The Institute was buzzing from 10am yesterday morning with students arriving in bus loads with their teachers to be greeted by IT Sligo staff and students keen to show them around and speak to ...

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IT Sligo’s Finlay tipped for Sigerson ‘Century Team’

Former IT Sligo student and star Monaghan footballer Paul Finlay has been shortlisted in a panel that will form the prestigious Sigerson Cup Team of the Century. Paul was a member of the very first IT Sligo team that won the competition in 2002 and again in 2004.   The shortlisted ...

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Online learning the key for sports professionals

Ballymote native and professional rugby player with Atlantique Stade Rochelais in France, David McGowan, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Management at the IT Sligo Conferring.   David was able to study online part time through IT Sligo while he got on with his professional rugby career in La Rochelle. ...

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Open Day for all potential students this Thursday

IT Sligo opens its doors for the annual Open Day this Thursday, November 25th from 10am to 3pm.  The Open Day provides a valuable opportunity for prospective students to meet with staff and students at IT Sligo to discuss the courses and facilities available at the college.   Secondary school students, college ...

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The VERY BIG Christmas Concert at IT Sligo

A community Christmas concert in aid of the North West Hospice called The VERY BIG Christmas Concert will be held at the purpose-built Knocknarea Arena on the IT Sligo campus from 8pm on Thursday, December 2nd. Following the success of the fundraiser concert last October at the same venue which saw ...

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Innovation Centre company scoops national title

A company located in the Innovation Centre at IT Sligo Verus Precision won an award for business start-ups at the National Enterprise Awards.  The award announcement was made by the Minister for Trade and Commerce, Billy Kelleher T.D., at the National Enterprise Awards in the Shelbourne Hotel, which was organised by ...

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More than 1,800 graduate at annual Conferring

More than 1,800 students will be conferred at the annual IT Sligo conferring ceremonies today and tomorrow (Friday and Saturday).   The first cohort of students from five new programmes in the School of Business and Humanities will be conferred over the course of six ceremonies; Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts, ...

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Leading archaeologist to lecture at IT Sligo

One of Ireland’s leading authorities in archaeology, Professor Emeritus Peter Woodman, will visit IT Sligo this Thursday to deliver a lecture entitled ‘New thoughts on Ireland’s first settlers’. Professor Peter Woodman is internationally recognised as the leading authority on the Irish Mesolithic, the longest period in Irish archaeology (8,000 – 4,000 ...

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Recent appointments at IT Sligo

IT Sligo recently made appointments to the posts of Head of Development and Business Operations and Communication Manager.   Sinéad McGovern has been appointed the position of Communication Manager and Gordon Ryan has taken up the position of Head of Development and Business Operations.   The role of Head of Development and Business Operations will ...

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