Spanish Armada Award For Sligo

Spanish Armada Award For Sligo

The ties between Sligo’s Spanish Armada tradition and the Spanish Government were further underlined on Friday last at a ceremony at the Spanish Embassy in Dublin. Eddie O’Gorman, Chair of Spanish Armada Ireland was awarded the Cross of Naval Merit, a...
The Last Days of Staad Abbey – Lecture

The Last Days of Staad Abbey – Lecture

The Last Days of Staad Abbey Dr Fiona Beglane, Lecturer of Archaeology, ATU Sligo UPDATE 17.04.’24 PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS FULLY SUBSCRIBED, ALL TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD. In this season of wild weather, storms and floods, the issues of climate change and...
Spanish Armada Film Screened in Madrid

Spanish Armada Film Screened in Madrid

As part of Semana de Irlanda – Ireland Week – in Madrid, a documentary film about the Spanish Armada in Sligo was screened to full houses at two venues in the city. The team from Spanish Armada Ireland was also asked to present the Armada story, describing...
Armada 1588 Film To Screen In Madrid

Armada 1588 Film To Screen In Madrid

A film about the adventures of a Spanish Armada soldier, shipwrecked on the Irish coast in 1588, will be premiered in Madrid on March 12th next as part of Semana de Irlanda (St. Patrick’s Week). The film, titled Armada 1588: Shipwreck & Survival, describes...