Sligo

Sligo 2017

Ciara Herity: "People who never recognised or called themselves volunteers at all, are standing tall and valuing their contribution"

Ciara Herity, manager of the Sligo Volunteer Centre, talks about her experience as 2017 European Volunteering Capital.

Kosice.   Source: Kosice State Theatre

Košice, 2019 European Volunteering Capital

The Slovak city has been chosen, ahead of the other two finalists, Augsburg in Germany and Cascais in Portugal.

Sligo 2017: celebrating the great work volunteers do

Sligo is delighted to be named the European Volunteering Capital for 2017. Plans are already underway for what promises to be a fantastic year.

Representatives from the Sligo 2017 candidature celebrating the nomination / Photo: @VolunteerSligo, Twitter

Sligo to be the European Volunteering Capital in 2017

The Irish municipality will take over from London (2016) after beating six other candidates. The volunteering capital in 2018 will be Aarhus.