SLIP welcomes Bishop Joseph Aruna and Dr. Staneala Beckley to Ireland

SLIP welcomes Bishop Joseph Aruna and Dr. Staneala Beckley to Ireland

The keynote speakers at the ‘Strengthening Education in Sierra Leone’ seminar tomorrow have arrived in Dublin Airport.

They were met at the airport by Jim Owens and Frank Roden, and welcomed by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at his residence in Drumcondra.

They have been welcomed on a day of glorious sunshine!

SLIP annual celebration of Independence tonight 21st June@7.00

Friday, 21st  of June, at Wynn’s Hotel, Dublin at 7pm.

It’s a chance to meet old friends and make new ones!

Bernie Moran, Manager of Roscommon Credit Union, will make a short presentation on the time she spent with the Sierra Leone Credit Union Movement , in January, at Kissi Tongi and other branches in Kailahun District, and the people and places that impressed her. The President of SLIP, Sr Hilary Lyons, will also address the event.

Sierra Leoneans get together

There will be a gathering of Sierra Leoneans in Youghal, Co. Cork on Saturday, August 12th. Music and Food will be provided.  All are welcome.

Information: Amy Bangura.

Sierra Leone Independence Day Celebration 7.00pm Fri April 28th

You are invited to Wynn’s Hotel Lower Abbey Street Dublin 1 On Friday April 28th from 7.00 ’til late.  At 7.30 Garret Campbell of Global Schoolroom will give a talk on his organisation.

Global Schoolroom brings teachers from Ireland together with their global counterparts to build each partners capacity through the sharing of educational experience, expertise and good practice.

This will be followed by a social get together with finger food, chat and music.

All Sierra Leoneans and Irish who hold SL dear to their heart are welcome.



SLIP Planning Day Saturday 12th Sept 2015

SLIP is holding a planning day to develop our strategy for the next 3- 5 years on Sat 12th Sept from 10.30 – 4.00 in An Tobar, Ardbraccan, Navan, Co.Meath.

Please contact Martin Rowan at if you are free to attend alternatively email him with relevant suggestions for SLIP to consider as part of their programme.