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    Venue for all lectures :    8pm Sligo Institute of Technology Education Centre, IT Sligo Campus All are Welcome but €5 Charge for Non-Members
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2016 Sligo Field lub Events
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2016 Sligo Field lub Events
Excavations on the N4  Collooney to Castlebaldwin road scheme were carried out by Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd on behalf of Sligo Co. Co. over  a one year period between 2016 and 2017. The excavations were undertaken within the footprint of the proposed realignment of the N4 between Doorly and Castlebaldwin. The route, although traversing generally poor and marginal ground, produced evidence for a wealth of archaeological activity dating from the Neolithic period  to modern times. This took the form of stone tool deposits, burnt mounds, hilltop enclosures, burials and an augmented relic stream bank. The excavations were directed by Bruce Sutton, Dave McIlreavy, Brian O’Hara and Lydia Cagney. Post-excavation works are at an early stage but considering the wealth of archaeological remains in Sligo the results should make a considerable contribution to our archaeological knowledge of the area. Shane Delaney is an archaeologist and project manager.  He is a graduate of UCC where he achieved his BA (Hons) and MA in archaeology. Shane has been working in field archaeology since 1995 and has worked throughout the country. He has directed sites from most periods and has managed many largescale archaeological projects over the years. He managed the N4 archaeological works for Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd on behalf of Sligo County Council and Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII).
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. A replacement outing is beng sought. Please re-visit the website for further details. 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 Dr Marion McGarry The Irish Cottage  -  A case study of post Famine rural vernacular architecture in Ireland                                                                                                    Nov 30th Shane Delaney N4 Excavations (Further details to follow)                                                                                                                Dec 14th Pat O’Brien From Selected to Elected Administration: From Grand Jury to Sligo  County Council     Venue for all lectures :    8pm Sligo Institute of Technology Education Centre, IT Sligo Campus All are Welcome but €5 Charge for Non-Members