Latest News & Case Studies

Great Sligo Bake Off

Join the Great Sligo Bake Off! This initiative is aimed at families looking to start baking or improve their baking skills It will be over 4 weeks…

Women’s Hour

We are thrilled to launch our new 8 week programme to coincide with International Women's Day. It will be a FREE 8 week programme solely for Women-…

Wild West Sailing

Wild West Sailing is the brainchild of David O’Connor who applied for LEADER support towards this start-up sailing business.

Appointment of New Directors to SLPC

We are delighted to welcome our new directors to the board, and we also want to acknowledge the tremendous contribution of the outgoing directors who were instrumental in the initiation and development of so much positive work in communities throughout Sligo over the last number of years

Innovating our Communities with Icecream

Innovating Communities is a two year training project to support local development and community-led action across Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo, Cavan, Monaghan and Louth.

Sligo Business Improvement District CLG

Sligo BID has been awarded LEADER grant aid of €11,737 for “Meet in Sligo” a conferencing initiative and €43,651 for the upgrade of Sligo’s Christmas lights. Sligo BID has also provided the TÚS programme with some of its most varied and interesting placements in the last number of years.

Digital Skills for Citizens classes

This Case Study demonstrates how easy it is for everyone, of all ages, to learn new digital skills in supportive friendly classes.

RSS and The Irish Wheelchair Association

This Case Study highlights the skills and support participants on the Rural Social Scheme are able to provide to local charities and community groups.

Miners Way and Historical Trail

Among the trails to benefit from considerable labour and expenditure in rural development is the long distance Miners Way and Historical Trail.

West Sligo Family Resource Centre

West Sligo Family Resource Centre offer employment opportunities through Community Employment Programmes and TÚS.

Tubbercurry Family Resource Centre

Tubbercurry FRC is supported by LEADER with a grant of €34,068 to develop an outside space and a Multi-Usage Games area and by participants of the Rural Social Scheme.

Strandhill Community Park

The Community Park was awarded €149,586 of LEADER aid in a bid to make the ark. This innovative proposal is to turn the park into Sligo’s first environmentally friendly green park by providing a rain harvesting and irrigation system. The project is also supported by RSS and TÚS.