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Entries Tagged as 'Sligo'

The Necessity To Be Positive

September 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Last evening, Sean Gallagher spoke in the IT Sligo Innovation Centre to a packed room. He had many wise things to say, but the biggest impression was the positivity that exuded from the man, and his belief in the “resilience of the Irish entrepreneurial spirit.” That was infectious. My summarised notes, his quotes: Success leaves […]

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Tags: Sligo · speaking · work

Cup Season

March 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Cup season is in full swing and Sligo won the quarter-final match on a last-minute try. We’ll see if Gabe and the rest of the squad can repeat their cup run of last year. Corinthians are a tough side, so this victory was a great test. Final score, a narrow 7-0 thriller.

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Tags: rugby · Sligo

Fee. Fi. Fo. Fum.

May 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

David got it in my head that it looked like the woman in the picture was a giant peering out at the man on the cherry picker. The college was installing three large banners at the college as a teaser campaign for the new branding work that is being completed. The college is one of […]

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Tags: photos · Sligo · work

A pheasant trip

March 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

This past winter I picked up two volumes on the archaeological monuments of Sligo. The one volume is difficult to lift and the inventory only covers the southern half of the county. We haven’t made it a mandatory weekend trip, but we have quite a few sites to visit. Today we went to the Ballindoon […]

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Tags: archaeology · Sligo

Home Sweet Home?

January 10th, 2008 · No Comments

I have to admit to being a little embarrassed that Sligo was voted the dirtiest town in Ireland. Now I have always admitted that Sligo has suffered from some bad town planning, but the town could be fantastic with a little bit of effort. There are great views and the river cuts through the centre […]

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