Farewell Mr. Yeats

Visitors to Sligo will have seen the mural of W. B. Yeats in the centre of town. Yeats will no longer cast a cold eye on Sligo in the coming days as he will arise and go now. From the Sligo Tidy Towns Facebook Page: ** DEMOLISHING OF YEATS MURAL ** Sligo Tidy Towns have been informed that,... Continue Reading →

Good Friday in Sligo

Today was the annual Good Friday Clean-up with Sligo Tidy Towns. It was great to see so many volunteers of all ages turn up to lend a hand, especially as it was a cold, blustery day. We went around the town for two hours collecting all kinds of rubbish, mainly cigarette ends (put them in... Continue Reading →

Falling for St. Patrick

Today, if you didn't know, is St. Patrick's Day. There's always big excitement around the parades and in the last two years I've been on the PR team of Sligo Tidy Towns. From January we've had weekly meetings planning this years float in the Sligo parade. This year was 'War on Waste'. We had 'toy'... Continue Reading →

Yeats Needs You!

Come and join Sligo Tidy Towns in their record-breaking attempt on St. Patrick's Day. Come along to the Mercy Gym, Sligo between 10-10.30 wearing black trousers, black shoes (no runners) and a black top and we'll make you look like WB Yeats! Refreshments will be served before the parade. All ages are welcome but children... Continue Reading →

My Sligo

Sligo Tidy Towns are running a great photo competition. It's your chance to show 'My Sligo'. What does Sligo mean to you? If it's a lake, sunset, forest, beach, people, animals, night life, food, whatever it is, take a photo and enter it for the competition. I'm judging (eek so no pressure), which also means... Continue Reading →

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