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.
You can write to with your membership intentions to Larry Mullin (Hon.Tres.) Ballinode, Sligo.For More Details : or Phone 086-0579511
2018 Student/Unwaged Subscription to the SFC @ €20 2018 Single Subscription to the SFC @ €302018FamilySubscriptiontotheSFC@€40
8pm Friday Dec 15th Markree Castle ObservatoryWendy LyonsThe Lecture will cover briefly the founder Edward Joshua Cooper M.P. as related to the Markree Observatory. It will cover the history and achievements of the Markree Observatory from it construction to it final disbandment in theearly 1900'sWendy Lyons has lived in Collooney, Co.Sligo for 40 years. She has run her own private practice as a Conservation Consultant for over 35 years. She is a member of the Sligo Heritage Forum, azelwoood Heritage Society, and is presently President of the Sligo filed Club. She has always had a great interest in local history and is a keen promoter of Heritage in all its form within Co. Sligo. It is her belief that we do need to raise awareness within the county itself for locals and visitors alike. Her special interest is the built heritage of Sligo both large and small.