Steeped in Sligo’s Past, Actively Securing Sligo’s Future
Archaeology, History, Natural History and HeritageEstablished 1945
Student/Unwaged Membership €20 Single Membership €30Family Membership €40
Field Club (SFC) is a voluntary objectives of the SFC are to promote environment, both natural and man-made, guided field trips and other methods appropriate. The general areas of interest of Archaeology, History, Natural History and environment. The Club aims to interest public in its objectives and welcomes walks of life, family membership being particularly encouraged. achieves these objectives by means of lectures, trips and any other method considered annual programme of eight monthly relevant topics by national authorities is together with a selection of evening, afternoon and full day field outings. annual programme of nine monthly relevant topics by national authorities, selection of evening, afternoon and full outings. During National Heritage Week the several lectures and outings. All of these of charge to members and visitors. the SFC has organised an annual conference entitled Celebrating Sligo the specific to Sligo; e.g. 400 Years of the celebrate the Charter of the Borough of Sligo of Sligo Families in the Year of the year, 2017 our conference is on the ‘Rise and Fall of Landed Estates in the Northwest’.All Sligo monthly lectures take place in the Sligo Centre, IT Sligo campus unless otherwise of lectures are usually announced in the and Weekender. All the latest SFC news and updates can be found on our website and Facebook.
•The SFC annually holds a programme of nine monthly lectures on relevant topics by national authorities.•A selection of evening, afternoon and full day field outings. •Aan annual conference. •Organize special events •As as well as participating in many events arranged by other groups and organizations
All are welcome - Non-members €5 donation entry
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You can write to with your membership intentions to Larry Mullin (Hon.Tres.) Ballinode, Sligoor purchase your membership online here.For More Details : or Phone 086-0579511
2018 Student/Unwaged Subscription to the SFC @ €20 2018 Single Subscription to the SFC @ €302018FamilySubscriptiontotheSFC@€40
SFC 2018 Lectures & Events Programme Venue for all lectures : 8pm Sligo Institute of Technology Education Centre, IT Sligo CampusAidan O'HaraThe Remarkable ColumsAGMMichael FarrySligo 1918: The Young People Have Triumphed Over Their EldersAnne ChambersFrom Westport to the West Indies - The Life of Howe Peter Browne 2nd Marquess of Sligo, 1788-1845 Fiona GallagherWilliam Bourke Cockran James O’NeillTyrone's Rebellion, the War in the West: Curlew Pass & BeyondMartin TimoneyOuting : Creevylea Abbey Tamlyn McHughOuting : Sligo GaolAug 18-26th Heritage Week (Events TBA)Maeve Sikora Antiquities From Co. Sligo in the National Museum2018 ConferenceUrban Development in 19th Century Sligo Lynda McCormackThe Arrangement of Space in the Irish Passage Tomb Tradition: Monuments in the West and East Cian HarteSligo World War Soldiers Who Played for Sligo RoversPat O’BrienFrom Selected to Elected Administration: From Grand Jury to Sligo County Council