Official Handover

Representatives Sligo County Council, Sligo Volunteer Centre

December 5, 2016 Free

Opening Ceremony

Staff of National Network of Volunteer Centres

January 27, 2017 Free

Engineers Ireland Event – Volunteering Abroad as an Engineer

January 30, 2017

Volunteer Voices

Corner of a coffee shop dedicated to a volunteer telling their…

January 31, 2017 Free

Public Information Event

Local Volunteer Managers are meeting to discuss how they can…

February 2, 2017

Public Information Event

Local Volunteer Managers are meeting to discuss how they can…

February 9, 2017

Volunteer Managers Get Together

Local Volunteer Managers are meeting to discuss how they can…

February 15, 2017

Foroige National Volunteer Conference

Weekend event involving Foroige volunteers nationwide.

March 2, 2017 Free

Volunteer Voices

Volunteer Voices is an opportunity for people to come together and have a chat about a named topic each month. This month's topic is "The Gender Debate in Volunteering".

March 8, 2017

Regional Consultation Workshop

Launch of a new national Communities Facilities Grant Scheme by Minister Catherine Byrne

March 10, 2017 Invite Only

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

This year, Sligo's St. Patrick's Day Parade is celebrating the county's designation as the European Volunteering Capital for 2017 with the theme of "Volunteering - the Spirit of Sligo".

March 17, 2017

Sligo Creative Ireland 2017 – Public Consultation Session

Creative Ireland 2017 – 2022, a National Initiative emanating from the 1916 Centenary Legacy, aims to develop, coordinate and deliver a programme for 2017, along with the production of a five year dedicated Culture and Creativity Plan for each Local Authority to be published by October 2017.

March 21, 2017

Fundraiser: Music In Sport – Kieran Quinn for Sligo GAA

Calling on all Sligo GAA fans to Back Our Boys in Black by attending…

March 24, 2017

Adopt A Charity Campaign

As part of Sligo's designation as European Volunteering Capital, Sligo…

March 28, 2017

Special Olympics Connaught Regional Badminton Event

Sligo Tennis Club 10am-3pm

For further information please…

March 29, 2017

Civil Defence Regional Exercise followed by Gala Dinner

Volunteers from Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Roscommon.

April 1, 2017

Developing European Volunteering Strategies

(London) – Sligo Co-hosting along with TEAM London and CEV…

April 6, 2017 Free

Irish Water Safety Annual Conference

For further information, please contact Sligo Volunteer Centre…

April 8, 2017 Free

Criunniú na Cásca – Creative Ireland Sligo


Cruinniú na Cásca, a Creative Ireland initiative…

April 17, 2017

Western Drama Festival

The Western Drama Festival is hosting the All Ireland Confined…

April 21, 2017

ALIVE Certificate Ceremony

A Learning Initiative and Volunteering Experience Celebrating…

April 25, 2017

Launch of National Volunteering Week in Sligo

More news to come

April 26, 2017

Volunteer Voices

Once a month, join us for Volunteer Voices in cafes around Sligo - volunteers share their story/organisation as well as an an opportunity to share and record the great stories of volunteering and its impact.

April 27, 2017

The Sligo Super Cup

An elite under-12 tournament which will feature eight teams…

April 28, 2017

Clann Credo- Community Loan Finance starts ‘Learn, Inspire, Share’ Training series

Clann Credo, Ireland’s leading community finance provider,…

May 4, 2017

Sligo International Chamber Music Festival

World Premiere announced for Sligo International Chamber Music…

May 5, 2017

Darkness in to Light

Darkness into Light takes places in Sligo again this year on…

May 6, 2017

Europe Day May 9th 2017

Europe Day, held on May 9th every year, celebrates peace and…

May 9, 2017

Schools Debate Mercy College v. The Grammar.

Topic: 'This house believes that volunteering does make a di…

May 9, 2017

Special Olympics Connaught Regional Athletics Event

IT Sligo 9.30am-3.30pm

May 10, 2017

Sligo GAA Have A Go Day

Sligo GAA is organising a ‘’Have a Go Day’’ in Sligo…

May 13, 2017

National Volunteering Week

National Volunteering Week is an annual week dedicated to celebrating…

May 15, 2017

Headstart – Volunteering Expo

Day-long seminar in the Glasshouse Hotel suitable for job-seekers. The day will include information stands and workshops; participants will have an opportunity to explore a range of topics related to volunteering and job-seeking and anyone interested in volunteering.

May 16, 2017

Special Olympics Connaught Regional Pitch & Putt Event

Please contact Sligo Volunteer Centre on 071 9111 042 or email…

May 17, 2017

National Volunteer Management Conference 2017

To celebrate Sligo's designation as European Volunteering Capital 2017, Volunteer Ireland is taking the National Volunteer Management Conference on tour! This year's conference will take place on Tuesday 30th May 2017 in the Aurivo Auditorium at IT Sligo.

May 30, 2017

Sligo County Fleadh

Sligo County Fleadh takes place from June 2th - June 4th.

June 2, 2017

Tubbercurry Volunteer Voices: Celebrating Volunteering in Active Age

Volunteering in Active Age, Cawley's Hotel, Tubbercurry, Co.…

June 7, 2017

World Ocean Day

World Oceans Day is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration…

June 8, 2017

National Street Feast Day

A lovely lunch with your neighbours on 11th June…

June 11, 2017

Wild Atlantic Shanty Festival

Sligo-Bay RNLI hosts International Sea Shanty Festival bringing…

June 16, 2017

AkiDwa in Collaboratin with Sligo Global Kitchen Organises for Women Health Matters Information Day

On the day AkiDwa will present newly developed innovative projects-…

June 17, 2017 Free

Sligo Camino

On Saturday July 1st, trek 34km from Dromahair, Co. Leitrim to…

July 1, 2017

Sligo parkrun

A free timed 5K run or walk for all ages and abilities every…

July 4, 2017 Free

Volunteer Voices

Join us in The Gallery Cafe for our next Volunteer Voices where…

July 4, 2017

Clean Coasts Beach Rescue Project

Clean Coasts and Barefoot Wines are delighted to bring you the…

July 8, 2017

Cairde, Sligo Arts Festival

ROLL UP, ROLL UP! Cairde, Sligo Arts Festival takes place each…

July 9, 2017

A Country Under Wave, July 15th – 29th 2017

Blue Raincoat Theatre Company’s annual celebration of the theatre…

July 15, 2017

Sligo Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team Night Walk

Following the hugely successful fundraising Night Walk last year,…

July 15, 2017

Sligo County Agricultural Show

Our 2017 Sligo County Agricultural Show will take place on Saturday…

July 15, 2017 €10

Tread Softly Festival

Tread Softly celebrates the legacy of brothers, Jack B. and William…

July 17, 2017

Volunteer Voices – copy

Once a month, join us for Volunteer Voices in cafes around Sligo…

July 29, 2017

Volunteer Voices at Sligo Parking Day

During Sligo's designation as European Volunteering Capital,…

August 15, 2017

The 33rd Annual Warriors Festival

Warriors Run - Saturday 26th August 2017

Welcome to Strandhill,…

August 26, 2017

Sligo Simon Gigs Sept

The Simon Gigs is now in it's 4th year.
In the past three years…

September 8, 2017

IARSLCE European Regional Research Conference

IARSLCE (The International Association for Research on Service-Learning…

September 12, 2017

Sligo Parking Day

Sligo PARKing Day happens for one afternoon of the year, in cities…

September 15, 2017

Spanish Armada International Conference & Celtic Fringe Festival

The Celtic Fringe Festival celebrates artists from the Celtic/Atlantic…

September 22, 2017

Culture Night Sligo

The 8th annual Culture Night Sligo takes place on Friday 22nd…

September 22, 2017

Simon Week 2nd to 8th Oct 2017

Simon Week is from Mon 2nd to Sun 8th Oct nationally involving…

October 2, 2017

North West Simon Community Sleep Out

The Annual North West Simon Community Sleep Out takes place on…

October 6, 2017 You must fundraise

Volunteer Voices as part of Mental Health Week 2017

Join us for our monthly Volunteer Voices meetup where volunteers…

October 12, 2017

GAA: All Ireland Wheelchair Hurling/Camogie Finals

M Donnelly Wheelchair

 Hurling/Camogie Inter-Provincial…

October 14, 2017

National PPN Conference

In this year when Sligo celebrates European Volunteering Capital…

October 19, 2017

Churches Together

Given that Sligo is the European Volunteering Capital for 2017 …

October 26, 2017

Community Safety Seminar


November 2, 2017

Volunteer Managers Appreciation Day Recognition Event

Celebrating local volunteer managers

More information to appear…

November 5, 2017

Scór na nÓg Final

Details TBC

November 19, 2017

Volunteer Voices: International Volunteering

Join us for our monthly Volunteer Voices meet-up where volunteers…

November 23, 2017

Fred Finn 30th Anniversary Concert

Fred Finn CCÉ celebrates 30 years of educating, encouraging…

November 24, 2017

Volunteer Mass

A Mass to honour and celebrate the many volunteers who either…

November 26, 2017

Volunteer Ireland National Awards Ceremony

Evening time Awards in Radisson hotel Sligo.

The Volunteer…

December 1, 2017

Closing Ceremonies

More information to appear here soon.

Please contact Sligo…

December 1, 2017 Free

Spirit of Sligo Lightshow

As Sligo's designation as European Volunteering Capital draws…

December 1, 2017

Sligo Volunteer Centre 10th Birthday Bash

Sligo Volunteer Centre invites you to join them as we celebrate…

December 2, 2017