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Monica Mc Elhinney (Focus Ireland), Colin Feehily (CEO Sligo
Rovers), Mary Jameson (Focus Ireland,Sligo) and Sligo Rovers
players Darragh Noone and Lewis Banks

Monica Mc Elhinney (Focus Ireland), Colin Feehily (CEO Sligo Rovers), Mary Jameson (Focus Ireland,Sligo) and Sligo Rovers players Darragh Noone and Lewis Banks

Monica Mc Elhinney (Focus Ireland), Colin Feehily (CEO Sligo Rovers), Mary Jameson (Focus Ireland,Sligo) and Sligo Rovers players Darragh Noone and Lewis Banks

This year's Shine A Light Night is calling on people all over Sligo to sleep out for one night and raise funds to help Focus Ireland's vital services as the number of homeless adults in the North West stands at 69.

On the night of October 16th, as well as asking businesses leaders to sleep out in The Showgrounds, Focus Ireland would like individuals to sign up and sleep out in their gardens or homes to help raise crucial funds.

As always since the event began in 2015, companies around Sligo can also sign up to support the initiative by pledging to fundraise and sleep out at their workplace.

Mary Jameson, head of Focus Ireland services for the North West region said: "Focus Ireland works tirelessly with people in Sligo experiencing homelessness to help them secure their home or to ensure they leave homelessness for good. We also work extensively across the area of prevention to make sure many other families and individuals never become homeless in the first place."

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