Steeped in Sligo’s Past,      Actively Securing Sligo’s Future
Archaeology, History, Natural History and Heritage Established 1945
Student/Unwaged Membership €20 Single Membership  €30 Family Membership €40
The     Sligo     Field     Club     (SFC)     is     a     voluntary organisation.    Its    objectives    of    the    SFC    are    to    promote interest   in      the   environment,   both   natural   and   man-made, through      lectures,   guided   field   trips   and         other   methods considered      appropriate.   The   general   areas   of   interest   of   the SFC   are      Archaeology,   History,      Natural      History   and   the quality   of   the      environment.      The   Club   aims   to   interest   the general   public   in   its   objectives   and   welcomes   Members from     all     walks     of     life,     family     membership     being particularly encouraged. SFC   achieves   these   objectives   by   means   of   lectures, guided     field     trips     and     any     other     method     considered appropriate.    An     annual     programme     of     eight     monthly lectures    on    relevant    topics    by    national    authorities    is provided,   together   with   a   selection   of   evening,   afternoon and full day field outings.  We    hold    an    annual    programme    of    nine        monthly lectures   on   relevant   topics   by   national   authorities,   together with   a   selection   of   evening,   afternoon   and   full   day   field outings.   During   National   Heritage   Week   the   SFC   provides several   lectures   and   outings.   All   of   these   events   are   free   of charge to members and visitors. Since   2009   the   SFC   has organised   an   annual   weekend   themed   conference   entitled Celebrating   Sligo   the   themes   being   specific   to   Sligo;   e.g. 400   Years   of   the   Borough   to   celebrate   the   Charter   of   the Borough   of   Sligo   or A   Celebration   of   Sligo   Families   in   the Year of the Gathering.   This   year,   2017   our   conference   is   on   the   ‘Rise   and Fall of Landed Estates in the Northwest’. All     Sligo     Field Club   monthly   lectures   take   place   in      the   Sligo   Education     Centre,   IT   Sligo   campus   unless      otherwise   notified.   Details of   lectures   are   usually      announced   in   the   Sligo   Champion 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
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SFC objectives are to promote interest in the environment, both natural and man-made, through lectures, guided field trips and other methods considered appropriate. The SFC’s general areas of interest are Archaeology, History, Natural History & environmental quality. The SFC annually holds a programme of nine monthly lectures on relevant topics by individuals and national authorities, together with a selection of evening, afternoon and full day field outings. We also organize special events of our main objectives as well as participate 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, Sligo  or 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 @ €30 2018 Family Subscription to the SFC @ €40 

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SFC 2018 Lectures & Events Programme              Venue for all lectures :    8pm Sligo Institute of Technology Education Centre, IT Sligo Campus Jan 26th   Aidan O'Hara The Remarkable Colums Feb 9th AGM Feb 23rd Michael Farry Sligo 1918: The Young People Have Triumphed Over Their Elders Mar 23rd  Anne Chambers From Westport to the West Indies - The Life of Howe Peter Browne  2nd Marquess of Sligo, 1788-1845                                                      Apr 27th Fiona Gallagher William Bourke Cockran                                                               May 25th Daniel Curley Rathcroghan – 5,500 Years of Continuity on the Limestone Plateau of mid-Co. Roscommon Jun 13th Martin Timoney Outing : Creevylea Abbey    Jul 11th Tamlyn McHugh Outing : Sligo Gaol - Unfortunately CANCELLED due to circumstances beyond our control. Aug 18-26th Heritage Week (Events TBA) Sep 28th Maeve Sikora Antiquities From Co. Sligo in the National Museum Oct 6-7th 2018 Conference Urban Development in 19th Century Sligo                                                                                                                                                                                        Oct 26th CANCELLED     The Arrangement of Space in the Irish Passage Tomb Tradition: REPLACEMENT TO BE ANNOUNCED                                                                                                   Nov 30th CANCELLED Sligo World War Soldiers Who Played for Sligo Rovers REPLACEMENT TO BE ANNOUNCED                                                                                                                Dec 14th Pat O’Brien From Selected to Elected Administration: From Grand Jury to Sligo  County Council
Martin Wilson (President)    Aidan Mannion (Vice President) 
Paul J Allen (Hon Sec)  Larry Mulllin (Hon. Tres.)
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