The Tubber Times is a monthly newsletter published by the Tubbercurry Chamber of Commerce. It promotes local businesses in our members corner, collates news and events from the chamber in addition to bringing us the latest information from local business in Tubbercurry and South Sligo. If you would like to contribute to the newsletter, please get in touch.

County Sligo Heritage and Genealogy Centre

Great news , County Sligo Heritage and Genealogy Centre are opening an office in the Tourist Office Humbert street Tubbercurry starting on Thursday the 19th of March bi Weekly from 10am to 3pm.

Want to try and sort out your family tree ? Come in and bring whatever information you have , Birth certs , marriage certs etc and we will see what we can do for you or if you just want to ask a question feel free to do so.

Time Out for Parents - Empowering Parents from the Inside Out

Hi All

Tubbercurry FRC is running a series of workshops for parents this March. These workshops will focus on supporting parents to take care of their own health and well-being on a nutritional, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual basis. The workshops will take place in both the morning and evening. Booking is essential.

Please find attached a poster for your information, feel free to share with anyone you feel may be interested or on social media. If you would like any hard copies just let us know.

Kind Regards,

Mary Kilroy

Community Development & Outreach Worker

Tubbercurry Family & Childcare Resource Centre,

Mountain Road,


Co Sligo.

Telephone: 071 918 6926 / 0864092724


Facebook: tubbercurryfrc

Over 1,200 expected for ‘Quest Sligo’

South and West Sligo will be the place to be on Saturday 22nd August next when adventure racers from all over the country descend on the northwest.

They will be here for Sligo’s newest adventure race, Quest Sligo, which involves trail running, cycling and kayaking.

Registration opens next Friday, February 7th, for this event which will give participants the opportunity to experience the beauty of areas of South and West Sligo, such as Temple House Lake, Ladies Brae, the Ox Mountains and Coolaney.

Available to people of all fitness levels and abilities, participants have the option of three scenic routes: a 35km Challenge, 54km Sport or 73km Expert.

Organisers says that as a general rule, if a person can run a 10km race, they can sign up for a Quest Adventure Race.

Director of Quest Events, Oliver Kirwan, says their route design team has been working hard in the area over the past couple of months to map out the course.

Quest Adventure Series are also working with support from South and West Sligo Tourism Network to bring this high-profile event to the area.

Tourism Network Chairman Councillor Paul Taylor says that with an estimated 1,200 adventure racers expected to attend, this event will bring a significant boost to the Sligo economy.

racers expected to attend, this event will bring a significant boost to the Sligo economy.

Green is the New Black!

Green is the New Black!
~ Submit your offer for the big island of Ireland sale ~ Tourism Ireland has announced details of its new ‘Green is the new black’ campaign to leverage St Patrick’s Day. The campaign has been designed to build on the success of Tourism Ireland’s annual Global Greening initiative – by extending the impact and sharpening the commercial returns of the Global Greening for tourism operators around the island of Ireland and travel trade overseas. 

The aim is to generate significant ‘buzz’ overseas, to capitalise on the exposure for Ireland delivered by the Global Greening initiative – and stimulate sales at a key booking period.

Details of the criteria for ‘Green is the new black’ offers and how to get involved can be found here.

Click here to read our press release.