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
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. 
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SFC 2019 Lectures & Events Programme Jan 25th  Dr Robert Hensey   Carrowkeel to Cambridge: Investigating the Origins of                   & Pádraig Meehan                                            Sligo's Neolithic Ancestors                              Feb 8th              AGM                                                                                                                                               Feb 22nd  Mary Timoney     The Grave Memorials of Co.Roscommon              Mar 29th  Pat Quigley Casimir Markievicz: His Love Affair with Ireland                     Apr 26th Prof. Alan  Ford     The History of the History of the Reformation in Ireland                 May 15th Outing*     Dromore West Workhouse                   Jun 22nd Outing*     Ballina                                   Jul 17th Outing*       Boyle Abbey & King’s House                        Aug 17– 25th Heritage Week*      (Events TBA)             Sep 27th Phelim Brady          Michael Collins’s  Sligo Jail Journal, 2nd - 21st April 1918,  The Voice of the Big Fellow        Oct 11-12th 2019 Conference* Conference Weekend  Details to be Confirmed                    Oct 25th  Dr Críostóir MacCarthaigh  Samhain Traditions in Ireland                           Nov 29th Dr. James Bonsall New Archaeological Research at the Carrowmore Complex, Co. Sligo             & Dr. Marion Dowd * Full details will be announced throughout the year. Full lecture, changes & event details are updated on the SFC website & Facebook. Venue for all lectures :    8pm Sligo Institute of Technology Education Centre, IT Sligo Campus