Robbie’s Recipes – Creamy Chicken Stew
The perfect lunch for when you're sick or need to warm up on a cold winter day. This hearty chicken stew is jam packed with vitamins, minerals, protein and flavour! Amazingly it's also low in calories, so it's a great meal for anyone partaking in a new year's...
Snowy Day around the Centre
It is a lovely snowy morning in Sligo and Chloe from the computer group captured some beautiful photos using the CTC Canon EOS M50 Mark II camera around Doorly Park and the CTC.
Happy New Year – A lookback at 2022
Merry Christmas from Sligo CTC
Trainee Christmas Party 2022
We had a very enjoyable Christmas trainee party in the centre today with plenty of delicious food, fun, games, singing and even some dancing! Thanks to Mairead and Lisa for all their hard work preparing food in the kitchen and to Steve and Ronan for organising the...
Seasonal Workshop with Marian
Thanks to Marian for doing a seasonal workshop with trainees and staff making centrepieces and wreaths. This was a lovely festive enjoyable activity.
Winter Photography By Chloe
Marie Keating Mobile Unit
We were delighted to have the Marie Keating mobile information unit at the centre in November. Thanks to nurse Marie for a fantastic talk for trainees and staff on Lifestyle Choices and providing information after in the mobile unit.
Christmas Arts & Crafts!
Last Thursday Catherine had a lovely festive art and crafts workshop. A group of trainees got creative and made Christmas decorations and jokes for our trainee Christmas Party.
Christmas Art & Craft Workshop
Lisa, computer tutor recently attended a Filmmaking with young people workshop delivered by Tom from Young Irish Film Makers. This workshop developed basic, practical and creative skills in film making when working with young people in youth work settings. This...
Feeling Christmassy Around The Centre
Around the centre are very lovely Christmas decorations making the whole place feel christmassy.
Today Chloe and Sarah were out in our greenhouse watering the house plants we set, pruning the tomatoes and tidying up the garden.
Globalisation with Young People – National Youth Council
As part of Health Promotion Leo from National Youth Council of Ireland provided training for our trainees on Globalisation last Wednesday. This is a very topical and interesting conversation at present. Trainee’s got to explore the meaning of globalisation and the...
Mindfulness Awareness Day – The Sanctuary, Dublin
Last Thursday a group of trainees from the centre along with Mary and Lisa went on a trip to the Sanctuary in Dublin. The Sanctuary is a meditation centre for social change in the heart of Dublin City. It is a charity founded by Sr. Stan Kennedy in 1998. As part of...
Certification Day Photos
Some more photos from out certification day on 27th October.
New Local Link Bus – Coolaney to Sligo
There is a new service which launched yesterday operating daily with four return services and additional services on Friday and Saturday, in the evening, this route will be going through rickfield, collooney, ballisodare and Ransboro. Local link will be a cheaper...
Certification Day 2022
Last Thursday we held our Certification Day 2022 in the centre. We were delighted to finally be able once again to invite our past learners to join us in person to celebrate their achievements. The vast majority of our award recipients completed their training...
Sligo CTC Newsletter Autumn 2022
Certification Day 2022
Tomorrow we are holding our annual certification day in the centre. We look forward to welcoming all past trainees to receive their QQI, ICDL and Gaisce awards.
CTC Autumn Garden
Chloe started recently in the centre and has a keen interest in photography. She was out and about in the CTC garden and took some lovely Autumn snaps!
Girl’s Active – Badminton
Last week, for Girls Active, all of the girls in our centre went to the Sports Complex for a few games of Indoor Badminton with Chris! Girl's Active is an activity run by Aideen, here at the centre every Wednesday at 2PM
Here's a little Brain teaser you can try for maths week!
National FET Learner Forum 2022
The National FET Learner Forum is a ‘learner voice’ project run by AONTAS, the national adult learning organisation. Sharif and Hewad were invited to attend Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council Civic Offices on Thursday to celebrate the learners who took part in the...
Mental Health Week – Arts and Crafts
On Thursday, Our Centre's Health Promotion Committee spent time making some Halloween Decorations with Catherine, which was very relaxing. This was to conclude our Mental Health Week activities with some mindful artistic activities.
Mental Health Week – Bake Sale
Today our Health Promotion Team set up a cake sale fundraiser in aid of Pieta House for Mental Health Week.
Mental Health Week – Core Workout with Steve
For Mental Health Week, some trainees from the other departments came into the Gym to join our Sports Group for their daily Core Workout session!
Mental Health Week – Board Games
For Mental Health Week, trainees in the IT Department played a few games of Uno, chess and Ludo among a selection of board games. A great way to switch off and have a bit of fun!
Mental Health Week 2022
Today is World Mental Health day and throughout the week we are having a range of activities in the centre to promote wellbeing and mental health.