Michael Farry will be speaking at the Letters of 1916 SFI Community Engagement event in Sligo

We are delighted to announce Michael Farry as a speaker at the Letters of 1916 SFI Community Engagement event on Tuesday 13 September 2016 at Hawk’s Well Theatre in Sligo. Michael Farry, a retired primary teacher, is a native of Coolaney, Co. Sligo. He obtained a PhD in Trinity College, Dublin 1999 for his thesis on … Read more

Letters of 1916 SFI Community Engagement event in Sligo | 13 September 2016

On Tuesday 13th September, the Letters of 1916 project will held one of its SFI funded Community Engagement events at Hawk’s Well Theatre in Sligo. This event is an opportunity for the Letters of 1916 to conduct a collection event in Sligo to digitise any letters that the public will bring along. We are interested in … Read more

Letters of 1916 project awarded a SFI Discover grant from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) for 2016

We are delighted to announce that the Letters of 1916 project has again been awarded a SFI Discover grant from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). The funding will allow the Letters of 1916 project to continue its outreach, with a second series of Community Engagement Events to be held in Donegal, Tralee, Sligo and an (as … Read more

Bealtaine Festival 2015 in Sligo

A special evening celebrating Sligo history and the men and women who came before us. You will learn of the incredible conditions and events that affected your ancestors’ lives. In this time of centenary celebrations, let expert speakers lead you on a journey into Sligo’s past. Chat to representatives from Hazelwood Demesne, County Sligo Heritage … Read more