Posts Categorized: IT Sligo News

IT Sligo Event Helps Students Make Informed Choices

Course Info Day 2014

IT Sligo will hold a Course Information Day on April 25th which will provide valuable insights for prospective students, particularly final year Leaving Certificate students who are still weighing their final third-level choices. Anyone considering applying for mature student entry will also benefit from a range of practical advice available and there will be latest… Read more »

IT Sligo athletes shine in Belfast

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The weekend trip to the Mary Peters Track in Belfast proved very successful for IT Sligo Athletics Club with two athletes winning medals at the prestigious Irish Universities Athletics Association National Track & Field Championships. The star of the show from the Institute’s perspective was Italian Erasmus student Alessandra Feudatari who won one gold and one bronze… Read more »

Anglo-Korean design wins Yeats 2015 Architectural Competition

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An Anglo-Korean design concept entitled ‘Square Moon’ has been selected as the overall winner of the Yeats 2015 Architectural Competition. The announcement was made at the official launch of Yeats Day 2015 at the Model in Sligo. The winning concept (see picture), inspired by WB Yeats’ poem ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’, was submitted by… Read more »

Environ 2015 to address key sustainability issues

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The 25th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium – Environ 2015 – takes place at IT Sligo from April 8th to 10th. The three-day conference is being co-hosted by the Institute’s Department of Environmental Science and the Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland (ESAI). The main hub of activity will be IT Sligo’s new MacMunn Science building. It houses the Institute’s strategic environmental research centre… Read more »

IT Sligo on education and trade mission to Brazil

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IT Sligo was part of a six-day trade and education mission led by the Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, to the Brazilian cities of Rio de Janeiro, Brasília, São Paulo and Campinas. During this mission, the Brazilian government confirmed that it has awarded scholarships to 1,077 students to study in Ireland this year under the… Read more »

IT Sligo to host public debate on Water

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‘Paying for our water: quality and quantity matter‘ is the theme of a questions and answers style panel debate, which will be hosted by IT Sligo on Wednesday April 8th at 8pm.. The debate is the kick-off event for Environ 2015, the 25th environmental researchers conference. The panel of speakers for the water debate will include Jerry Grant (Head of… Read more »

Soccer Girls claim another title

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IT Sligo clinched the Women’s Soccer Colleges Association of Ireland (WSCAI) Premier Division Shield with a 3-0 win over Waterford IT in Leixlip. Goals from Aoife Brennan, Emma Hansberry and Amy Roddy secured a deserved victory for the Sligo girls against a well-organised Waterford side who had their moments, particularly from set-pieces. This is the soccer club’s 21st… Read more »

How Eclipse 2015 was viewed at IT Sligo

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Everyone in Ireland was an astronomer last Friday as a near-total eclipse of the sun tracked its way across the island. Clouds spoiled the fun in most places but many enjoyed a quick glimpse as overcast skies parted and the sun appeared with a deep bite caused by the passing moon. Students and staff from IT Sligo’s… Read more »

Awards aim to ‘Spark’ students creativity

SPARK Social Entrepreneurship awards

The 2015 national third level student Spark Social Enterprise Awards have been launched. The Awards are the product of collaboration involving Social Care Practice lecturers working at DIT, IT Sligo and IT Tralee. The competition, now in its second year, is open to accountancy, business studies, early childhood care in education and social care practice… Read more »

Tourism students parade their skills for St Patrick’s Day


Third Year Tourism with Event Management students from IT Sligo played a key role in the organisation of the 2015 Sligo St Patrick’s Day Parade. The students, who are studying for a Bachelor of Business in Tourism with Event Management degree, were set the task of assisting the Sligo Parade Committee with the organisation of the 2015 event. This is the… Read more »