Posts Categorized: IT Sligo News

IT Sligo Careers Fair on February 1st


Several of Ireland’s most dynamic companies will visit IT Sligo on Wednesday, February 1st  to showcase their graduate employment opportunities at the Institute’s Careers Fair 2017. Global nutrition group Glanbia, Abbott Ireland, and biopharmaceutical company AbbVie are just some of the 53 confirmed companies who’ll be offering advice and information for jobseekers. The event, which will run from… Read more »

Strong Comeback By Footballers Falls Short

GAA football

An encouraging second-half comeback by IT Sligo’s senior gaelic footballers came up just short against Mayo last Sunday as the All-Ireland finalists ran out winners by 1-21 to 1-15 in their Connacht FBD League meeting in Ballina. The students trailed by nine points at one stage in the second half with Alan Freeman prominent for Mayo as… Read more »

A CAO Checklist For February 1st


The deadline for CAO applications 2017 is February 1st at 5.15pm. About four in five school leavers apply to the CAO for a place in third level. But, a CAO application is not confined to Leaving Cert students. Many thousands more, including mature students and others who have taken time out, or who have completed… Read more »

Gaelic Footballers Lose To Roscommon


An understrength IT Sligo senior gaelic football team were well beaten by Kevin McStay’s Roscommon in their opening fixture of this year’s Connacht FBD League campaign. The students were beaten on a final scoreline of 6-21 to 0-15. Missing several of their Donegal contingent who were on Dr McKenna Cup duty the same afternoon, IT… Read more »

Gaelic Footballers Begin Connacht FBD League Campaign


IT Sligo’s senior gaelic footballers begin their 2017 Connacht FBD League campaign this Sunday (Jan 8th) when they take on Roscommon in Boyle at 2pm. The Institute, who are managed by Padraig McGourty are in Section A which also includes All-Ireland finalists Mayo and NUI Galway. The students second group game will be away to Mayo… Read more »

New Year Begins With ‘Spirit Of Sligo’ Concert


Sligo’s designation as European Volunteering Capital for 2017 will be officially launched at IT Sligo’s Knocknarea Arena on Friday, January 27th with a unique evening of music and performance sharing and celebrating the strength and range of creative collaboration in Sligo. The ‘Spirit Of Sligo’ concert will be an opening gala spectacular, bringing together a host of Sligo’s… Read more »

Research Group Aims To Help Transform Stroke Recovery


An established Stroke Research Group within the Clinical Health & Nutrition Centre (CHANCE) at IT Sligo is working on new ways to help home-based patients recover from Stroke. Daniel Simpson from the Stroke Research Group, which is headquartered in IT Sligo’s School of Science, is currently carrying out clinical trials into new and exciting rehabilitation treatments… Read more »

Happy Christmas From IT Sligo


The President, staff and students of IT Sligo wish to take this opportunity to wish you a very happy Christmas and peaceful New Year. The Institute is closed from Saturday,, December 24th,  and reopens on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017. Photo caption: The Institute’s Choir in full voice at the recent IT Sligo Staff Christmas Mingle

Make Your Business Idea A Reality In 2017


Ireland’s largest entrepreneur development programme, New Frontiers,  is now recruiting individuals who have an innovative idea for a technology or knowledge based business in the North West. Applications are now open for Phase 1 of the 2017 programme. This intensive programme will equip you with the skills you need to establish and run your new… Read more »