On Weds   25th   Jan   the   Sligo   Field   Club   launched   their   second   volume   of   its   Journal,   held at   Liber   Bookshop,   Sligo.   Wendy   Lyons,   SFC   President   introduced   Sligo   based   author,   Brian Leyden,   who   gave   an   eloquent   and   entertaining   introduction   to   the   new   book,   detailing   and referencing the diverse articles contained within. The   many   authors   were   thanked   for   their   contributions   which   resulted   in   such   a range of varied and interesting articles. Special   thanks   were   given   to   Jim   Foran,   the   Journal’s   editor,   for   his   tremendous   work in the production of the book ably assisted by Martin Timoney. After   Brian’s   formal   launch,   the   evening   continued   with   photos   of   the   participants,   which   can be   seen   above,   and   an   opportunity   for   those   present   who   included   many   SFC   members   as well   as   Sligo   Councillors   and   the   general   public,   to   mingle   and   discuss   the   publication,   as   well partake of light refreshments………. and of course purchase a copy of the Journal. All   were   sure   that   this   second   volume   from   the   Sligo   Field   Club   will   prove   as   successful   as   its predecessor and will also add to the wealth of knowledge of Sligo. Paul J Allen
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 (below) Brian Leyden who launched the SFC’s new journal with Editor Jim Foran (left) and Martin Timoney (sub  editor) at the Friday evening launch. 
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Sligo Field Club Launch New Journal
Sligo Field Club 2017 Vol 3 Journal Now Available 11 Articles Only €20 (inc Worldwide P&P)
SFC Journal Volume One €25 includes P&P
SFC Journal Volume Two €25 includes P&P
SFC Journal Volume Three €20 includes P&P
SFC Journal Volumes One,Two & Three All 3 Volumes only €65 includes P&P
Contents Include A Souterrain in a Midden at Culleenamore A Chair for Dubhaltach Mac Fhir Bhisigh The ‘Poets Chairs’ at Skreen Mac Fhirbhisigh Memorial: unveiling Evidence for Surnames in Sligo Placenames Jones Family, Benada Abbey, Co. Sligo German Perceptions of Sligo: 1850s Col. W.G. Wood-Martin, 1847 - 1917 Marine Debris Along the Sligo Coast Death’s-head Hawk-moth in Co. Sligo An Interview with Jack Flynn
Contents Include : Bunduff Four-poster, A Sand Dune or Mound, Moytara Stone Axheads, A Priest, A Cairn and a Bead, A Violent Death in Medieval Sligo, The Place Name Bradullen, Sligo Salt Industry : 1700-1850, Map of Sligo Gas Network in 1861,