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’. A   l   l     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. 
2019 Student/Unemployed Subscription to the SFC @ €20       2019 Single Subscription to the SFC @ €30 2019 Family Subscription to the SFC @ €40 
Ranelagh, County Roscommon
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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  Dr John O’Callaghan     The First Dáil Éireann                     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