Where to go – What to do
Sligo Today is delighted to bring you a great mix of What to Do – Where to Go in Sligo this Christmas. We are also honoured to host European, National and Local public representatives who have chosen this platform to send Seasons Greetings to all constituents and especially those living far from our shores. Nollaig Shona Daoibh
Sligo on Ice. Real Ice, Real Fun! Time to put your ice skates on! As the weather gets colder and Christmas approaches, Sligo has its own fabulous Ice Rink in BID Barn in Stephen St car park for your enjoyment. The rink will operate to January 14th . Some peak session times have already been filled so booking in advance is advised, group discounts available. See you there!
Thinking of getting engaged this Christmas? Wehrlys have one of the largest collections of diamond rings in the country. You can view their collection discreetly in the comfort of a private selection room. They also take deposits which means you can pay off your dream ring over a period of time that suits you. Wehrlys are flexible, local and there to help you make the right choice!
Indulge – Diner, Grill and Wine Bar is centrally located in the heart of Sligo on O’Connell Street. A great place to eat combining an intriguing atmosphere with excellent interesting food. Their influences range from street food to fine dining combined with an efficient and friendly service. The team of highly experienced chefs has put together a choice of food which covers all palates including healthy choices for the Little Dudes. Truly creative food, all prepared with genuine care and imaginatively presented.
Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year
Pamper your dog for Christmas
Aileen’s Dog Grooming in Tubbercurry County Sligo provides a professional dog grooming in Sligo for all breeds of dogs. As member of the Irish Professional Dog Groomers Association Aileen esures dog shampooing, blow drying, hair trimming, hair cutting, nail cutting and ear cleaning are all carried to to the highest ofd standards. Aileen can also advise on what breed of dog may be best suited to individual requirements. and keeping dogs teeth healthy.
Best wishes for a Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year
The Sligo Rovers Club Store for Christmas is now open for business. Situated in Barton & Smith on Hyde Bridge it offers loads of great Rovers merchandise which could make the perfect Christmas for your loved one this year. They have jerseys, teamwear, scarfs, hats, mugs, clocks, pennants, caps and the history of the club book. Season tickets can also be purchased at the shop. See link for more.
Martina Hamilton – multi award winning jewellery designer, gallery owner and proprietor of The Cat and the Moon on Castle Street has curated the collections of finest handmade Irish jewellery and artisan crafts available online or at her town centre outlet.
She shares with you the stories behind their makers and their designs and hopes you will find a Christmas gift that truly resonates with you, be it for a friend or loved one, or indeed if you choose something unique and special for yourself.
If something captures your imagination and you would like to explore similar possibilities Martina is happy to engage with you and forward details and images of related works, and to recommend other designers featured in the store.
May your home be filled with joy and love this Christmas season
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Rathcormac Artisan Food and Craft Market at Branley’s Yard just 5 minutes out the Donegal Road from Sligo, have their usual Saturday markets from 10am to 3pm as well as a special pre-Christmas market on Friday 22nd December. For the meaty side of Christmas, look no further than Sheerin’s Meatin’ Place who have Christmas packages that will take the pain out of planning. Lots of other Sligo Food Trail members are regulars here like Murson Farm with their preserves and other delights and The Bakeshop with fragrant fresh baked goods.
Happy Christmas, and may this New Year bring you joy and laughter
Sligo Farmers Market
Every Saturday Sligo Farmers Markets sets up in the car park at Sligo IT and their very special Christmas Market is on Saturday 23rd December from 9a to 2pm. They promise a wide range of artisan foods as well as fabulous arts and craft stalls. Seasonal flower displays will also be a feature.
Wishing you and your family a very happy and peaceful Christmas and a prosperous new year
Festive Fayre at Pudding Row
Pudding Row in Easkey holds Festive Fayres annually and they are getting more and more popular. Put Wednesday 14th and Wednesday 21st December in the diary (6-9pm) and get yourself down to Easkey for some magical Christmas atmosphere – as well as delicious treats and charming crafts of course.
The Coleman Traditional Irish Music Centre is a celebration of Irish Music, Culture and Heritage as expressed in the South Sligo Style of music played by Michael Coleman and other musicians of his time. This community based enterprise in Gurteen, Co.Sligo, Ireland is dedicated to ensuring that the tradition of Irish music remains a living one ‘an traidisiún beo’ and that it continues to be enjoyed by all ages and nationalities. It’s gift shop, also available online, has a wonderful array of musical CDs and Books produced by the Centre.
Filans CentraFilans Centra –The Filan’s Centra Store in Sligo, named this year as Supreme Champion – National Convenience Store 2017 by ShelfLifeMagazine. The Castle Street store was also named the Best Convenience Store in the Under 1,500 square foot category. Recently refurbished to the highest of standard, it boasts a full deli, off-licence with great seasonal bargains. It’s well stocked grocery department will ensure nothing is missing from the Christmas table. And to relax, there is a comfortable café on the first floor with a scrumptious menu.
May the Blessings of Christmas bring you Peace and Joy throughout the New Year
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