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#Sligo

# sligo - Thursday 5 April, 2018

One in five Sligo shops are empty - but locals insist the town hasn't 'gone to hell'
# Yeats County
# Yeats County

One in five Sligo shops are empty - but locals insist the town hasn't 'gone to hell'

Apr 5th 2018, 1:41 PM 6,253 Views 12 Comments

The western county has the highest rate of vacant units in the country.

Man dies after being struck by car in Sligo
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies after being struck by car in Sligo

Apr 5th 2018, 7:50 AM 14,048 Views 2 Comments

The collision happened at 11.05 pm last night.

# sligo - Monday 2 April, 2018

Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base
# Sligo
# Sligo

Equipment worth thousands stolen from mountain rescue team's base

Apr 2nd 2018, 3:42 PM 22,376 Views 26 Comments

It’s the second incident of its kind in a matter of weeks.

# sligo - Friday 30 March, 2018

Goal from former Reading forward earns Hoops all three points as Sligo drop into relegation zone
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

Goal from former Reading forward earns Hoops all three points as Sligo drop into relegation zone

Mar 30th 2018, 10:14 PM 5,532 Views 9 Comments

Shamrock Rovers earned their fifth win in nine, as London-born Daniel Carr struck on the hour mark with a deft finish.

# sligo - Friday 16 March, 2018

Former Liverpool striker Morgan nets fourth of the season as Sligo leave Dalymount with a point
# Forever Red
From The42
# Forever Red

Former Liverpool striker Morgan nets fourth of the season as Sligo leave Dalymount with a point

Mar 16th 2018, 9:51 PM 4,550 Views 1 Comment

Gerard Lyttle’s side twice came from behind to snatch a point against Bohemians.

# sligo - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Brother and sister missing from Sligo
# Appeal
# Appeal

Brother and sister missing from Sligo

Mar 15th 2018, 9:36 PM 115,563 Views 29 Comments

Samuel Milosiu has been missing for almost a month, while his sister Zmeranda was last seen on Tuesday.

# sligo - Monday 12 March, 2018

McAleer on the double for Sligo as winless Bray remain stuck to the bottom
# Sli Move
From The42
# Sli Move

McAleer on the double for Sligo as winless Bray remain stuck to the bottom

Mar 12th 2018, 9:52 PM 2,394 Views 0 Comments

Two first-half goals gave the visitors all three points.

# sligo - Monday 26 February, 2018

Man appears in court charged with the murder of 20-year-old man in Sligo at the weekend
# Court
# Court

Man appears in court charged with the murder of 20-year-old man in Sligo at the weekend

Feb 26th 2018, 11:38 AM 16,951 Views 0 Comments

31-year-old Richard McLoughlin was charged at Donegal District Court this morning.

# sligo - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Male charged in connection with death of 20-year-old man in Sligo
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

Male charged in connection with death of 20-year-old man in Sligo

Feb 25th 2018, 10:09 PM 53,696 Views 0 Comments

A post-mortem examination was being carried out on Jimmy Loughlin’s body today.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Feb 25th 2018, 8:00 PM 15,326 Views 0 Comments

The Sligo murder investigation, preparations for this week’s severe cold weather and continued air strikes in Syria…

# sligo - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Feb 24th 2018, 8:02 PM 11,118 Views 2 Comments

A murder investigation in Sligo, Fianna Fáil’s rising popularity and the death of British actress Emma Chambers…

Gardaí launch murder investigation after man found dead in Sligo
# Sligo
# Sligo

Gardaí launch murder investigation after man found dead in Sligo

Feb 24th 2018, 4:24 PM 22,209 Views 5 Comments

A man has been arrested and is being questioned by gardai.

'We're going to find out how they lived': Researchers to look under the Irish Sea for evidence of first settlers
# Lost Landscapes
# Lost Landscapes

'We're going to find out how they lived': Researchers to look under the Irish Sea for evidence of first settlers

Feb 24th 2018, 8:30 AM 15,842 Views 42 Comments

Under the Irish sea is a prehistoric ‘palaeolandscape’ of plains, hills, marshlands and river valleys.

# sligo - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Cavan and Fermanagh continue unbeaten streaks while Derry earn first win of the year
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Cavan and Fermanagh continue unbeaten streaks while Derry earn first win of the year

Feb 18th 2018, 5:19 PM 8,161 Views 14 Comments

Sunday saw Meath suffer their first defeat of the year in Division 2, Offaly succumb to Derry at Celtic Park and Roscommon claim the FBD League title.

# sligo - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

'D. R. A. F. T - not the final draft' - Taoiseach spells out his position in row with cross-party TDs
# Ireland 2040
# Ireland 2040

'D. R. A. F. T - not the final draft' - Taoiseach spells out his position in row with cross-party TDs

Feb 14th 2018, 1:48 PM 16,140 Views 61 Comments

A number of politicians are angry there will not be a Dáil vote on the Ireland 2040 plan.

# sligo - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'The closure of our post office would mean the death of our village'
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

'The closure of our post office would mean the death of our village'

Feb 7th 2018, 6:05 AM 35,129 Views 57 Comments

A small village in Co Sligo, reminiscent of many others in Ireland, is fighting back.

# sligo - Saturday 27 January, 2018

An ice-cream shop in Sligo has won 'Best New Flavour In The World' for its gin-flavour sorbet From The Daily Edge

An ice-cream shop in Sligo has won 'Best New Flavour In The World' for its gin-flavour sorbet

Jan 27th 2018, 9:05 AM 4,902 Views 0 Comments

‘Hup Enniscrone!

# sligo - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Gardaí seek help tracing Sligo man missing since 29 December
# Coney Island
# Coney Island

Gardaí seek help tracing Sligo man missing since 29 December

Jan 23rd 2018, 1:31 PM 20,592 Views 1 Comment

A missing person alert has been issued for 43-year-old Michael McGowan of Sligo.

# sligo - Monday 22 January, 2018

Irishman dies while kayaking in Ecuador
# Sligo
# Sligo

Irishman dies while kayaking in Ecuador

Jan 22nd 2018, 7:25 AM 43,829 Views 7 Comments

Three other people are still missing.

# sligo - Friday 19 January, 2018

Three charged in garda operation targeting burglary gangs
# Sligo
# Sligo

Three charged in garda operation targeting burglary gangs

Jan 19th 2018, 7:45 PM 32,658 Views 35 Comments

The burglars set off an alarm in Sligo before fleeing.

# sligo - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Man (45) jailed for 7 and a half years after raping two women he met in a nightclub
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man (45) jailed for 7 and a half years after raping two women he met in a nightclub

Dec 12th 2017, 6:46 PM 51,729 Views 31 Comments

The man told the jury he had consensual unprotected sex with one woman, and denied having sex with the other victim.

# sligo - Saturday 9 December, 2017

This Christmas market is asking locals to bring elderly neighbours along to enjoy the festive fun
# A Time For Giving
# A Time For Giving

This Christmas market is asking locals to bring elderly neighbours along to enjoy the festive fun

Dec 9th 2017, 10:00 AM 20,577 Views 9 Comments

Christmas can be a lonely time for elderly people living alone.

# sligo - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'This could start something a lot bigger': Rural gardaí say Sligo walkout could just be the beginning
# Not Having It
# Not Having It

'This could start something a lot bigger': Rural gardaí say Sligo walkout could just be the beginning

Nov 22nd 2017, 6:05 AM 12,412 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí walked out of Sligo Garda Station on Monday due to health and safety fears.

# sligo - Monday 20 November, 2017

Gardaí in Sligo are refusing to operate from their station
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Gardaí in Sligo are refusing to operate from their station

Nov 20th 2017, 7:55 AM 21,904 Views 30 Comments

GRA members say there are serious health and safety issues at the station.

# sligo - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Some western counties have nearly twice as many gardaí on the streets as those in Leinster - but why?
# Blue Lines
# Blue Lines

Some western counties have nearly twice as many gardaí on the streets as those in Leinster - but why?

Nov 12th 2017, 4:00 PM 24,773 Views 44 Comments

The spread of gardaí around the country displays a clear imbalance according to new figures.

# sligo - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo
# Poppies
# Poppies

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Nov 4th 2017, 6:10 PM 25,061 Views 112 Comments

Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.

# sligo - Saturday 28 October, 2017

After securing their top flight status Sligo have announced eight signings for 2018
# Bit O'Red
From The42
# Bit O'Red

After securing their top flight status Sligo have announced eight signings for 2018

Oct 28th 2017, 4:02 PM 6,361 Views 2 Comments

The 2012 Premier Division champions secured their top flight status for next season against Drogheda last night.

# sligo - Friday 27 October, 2017

Motorcyclist dies after collision with car in Sligo
# Fatality
# Fatality

Motorcyclist dies after collision with car in Sligo

Oct 27th 2017, 7:04 AM 9,994 Views 2 Comments

A woman and three children were in the car he collided with.

# sligo - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Two men arrested after armed robbery in Sligo town
# Pharmacy
# Pharmacy

Two men arrested after armed robbery in Sligo town

Oct 24th 2017, 6:44 PM 14,517 Views 8 Comments

A quantity of drugs was stolen from a pharmacy just before 11am this morning.

# sligo - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Missing Sligo woman found dead
# Roisin Dolan
# Roisin Dolan

Missing Sligo woman found dead

Oct 17th 2017, 8:35 PM 16,765 Views 0 Comments

Roisin Dolan had last been seen at Finisklin Far in Sligo.

# sligo - Monday 11 September, 2017

Two women and 7-year-old boy killed in Mayo crash involving truck
# Lisduff
# Lisduff

Two women and 7-year-old boy killed in Mayo crash involving truck

Sep 11th 2017, 3:11 PM 36,702 Views 21 Comments

Earlier this morning, two people died in a crash on a dual carriageway in Cork.

# sligo - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'My father's heart attack made us stronger as a family - and as a business'
# Highs And Lows
# Highs And Lows

'My father's heart attack made us stronger as a family - and as a business'

Sep 3rd 2017, 10:00 AM 16,057 Views 1 Comment

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Quinn family’s Sligo businesses.

# sligo - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Tyrone book first-ever All-Ireland IFC final date as they inflict more semi-final heartbreak on Sligo
# Red Hand
From The42
# Red Hand

Tyrone book first-ever All-Ireland IFC final date as they inflict more semi-final heartbreak on Sligo

Sep 2nd 2017, 5:24 PM 3,567 Views 0 Comments

Gerry Moane’s side outclassed Sligo at Kingspan Breffni Park.

# sligo - Friday 1 September, 2017

Stack returns and Mayo unchanged as sides named for semi-final double-header
# All Or Nothing
From The42
# All Or Nothing

Stack returns and Mayo unchanged as sides named for semi-final double-header

Sep 1st 2017, 10:57 AM 4,674 Views 3 Comments

Sligo and Tyrone have also shown their hand ahead of their All-Ireland intermediate semi-final.

# sligo - Thursday 31 August, 2017

'My father's heart attack made us stronger as a family - and as a business'
# Sligo
# Sligo

'My father's heart attack made us stronger as a family - and as a business'

Aug 31st 2017, 3:45 PM 1,281 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Quinn family’s Sligo businesses.

# sligo - Sunday 27 August, 2017

This is the county with the most empty shops and offices in Ireland
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

This is the county with the most empty shops and offices in Ireland

Aug 27th 2017, 7:30 PM 70,487 Views 41 Comments

More than one in 10 commercial sites in Ireland are vacant.

# sligo - Friday 25 August, 2017

'Almost a full bottle of gin per batch': A Sligo ice cream shop's 'gin and tonic sorbet' is all over Facebook
# Small Scoop Please
From The Daily Edge
# Small Scoop Please

'Almost a full bottle of gin per batch': A Sligo ice cream shop's 'gin and tonic sorbet' is all over Facebook

Aug 25th 2017, 10:53 AM 8,023 Views 3 Comments

Yes.

# sligo - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Two status yellow rainfall warnings in place for five counties
# Weather
# Weather

Two status yellow rainfall warnings in place for five counties

Aug 24th 2017, 6:06 PM 63,132 Views 26 Comments

It comes after torrential rain caused significant flooding and damage to hundreds of homes across the country this week.

# sligo - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

A Sligo restaurant had the best response after a TripAdvisor review questioned their honesty
# Fire Emoji
From The Daily Edge
# Fire Emoji

A Sligo restaurant had the best response after a TripAdvisor review questioned their honesty

Aug 8th 2017, 9:24 AM 44,425 Views 17 Comments

Sit down.

# sligo - Monday 7 August, 2017

Local garda swims out and rescues man who'd jumped from a bridge in Sligo
# Heroism
# Heroism

Local garda swims out and rescues man who'd jumped from a bridge in Sligo

Aug 7th 2017, 7:21 PM 44,994 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened in the town yesterday afternoon.