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# sligo - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Derry rally from behind in thriller to edge out Sligo minors in All-Ireland quarter-final
# Comeback Kids
From The42
# Comeback Kids

Derry rally from behind in thriller to edge out Sligo minors in All-Ireland quarter-final

Aug 5th 2017, 4:18 PM 4,641 Views 1 Comment

The Ulster side were five points down at one stage in the first half.

# sligo - Monday 24 July, 2017

Train services delayed after bin truck damages crossing barrier
# Coolmine
# Coolmine

Train services delayed after bin truck damages crossing barrier

Jul 24th 2017, 10:06 AM 29,710 Views 48 Comments

Irish Rail said the truck failed to stop at the barriers.

# sligo - Saturday 22 July, 2017

10-man Sligo earn valuable point as battle against relegation continues
# Down But Not Out
From The42
# Down But Not Out

10-man Sligo earn valuable point as battle against relegation continues

Jul 22nd 2017, 9:26 PM 4,213 Views 5 Comments

Limerick were held by Ger Lyttle’s men at Markets Field.

# sligo - Monday 17 July, 2017

'I have not only lost a daughter but a best friend': Family of woman killed by boyfriend speak out
# Victim Impact
# Victim Impact

'I have not only lost a daughter but a best friend': Family of woman killed by boyfriend speak out

Jul 17th 2017, 2:05 PM 15,180 Views 0 Comments

Oisin Conroy was found not guilty of the murder of Natalie McGuinness by reason of insanity.

# sligo - Sunday 9 July, 2017

This empty old house is being turned into a unique venue for a Sligo festival
# The Walls Have Ears
# The Walls Have Ears

This empty old house is being turned into a unique venue for a Sligo festival

Jul 9th 2017, 4:00 PM 26,777 Views 7 Comments

A building called Breda Murphy’s House is being turned into a temporary gig venue.

# sligo - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Murder accused who killed girlfriend 'believed he was in the Matrix', court hears
# Sligo
# Sligo

Murder accused who killed girlfriend 'believed he was in the Matrix', court hears

Jul 6th 2017, 7:39 PM 15,276 Views 0 Comments

Oisin Conroy has pleaded not guilty to murdering Natalie McGuinness by reason of insansity.

# sligo - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Meath breathe a sigh of relief as they scrape past Sligo for first qualifier win in six years
# The Late Late Show
From The42
# The Late Late Show

Meath breathe a sigh of relief as they scrape past Sligo for first qualifier win in six years

Jul 1st 2017, 8:38 PM 8,536 Views 2 Comments

Mickey Newman hit two decisive scores in the closing minutes on his return from injury.

# sligo - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Man dies after kayaking incident off the coast of Sligo
# Aughris Head
# Aughris Head

Man dies after kayaking incident off the coast of Sligo

Jun 20th 2017, 7:58 PM 18,669 Views 4 Comments

The man has been named locally as Paddy McCarrick.

# sligo - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win
# That's A Wrap
From The42
# That's A Wrap

Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win

Jun 17th 2017, 6:47 PM 11,653 Views 4 Comments

Wicklow scored two late goals to give Laois a fright.

# sligo - Friday 26 May, 2017

Gardaí in Sligo had to direct traffic around two swans and their babies in Sligo yesterday
# Swanning Around
From The Daily Edge
# Swanning Around

Gardaí in Sligo had to direct traffic around two swans and their babies in Sligo yesterday

May 26th 2017, 7:36 AM 4,459 Views 0 Comments

Protect the babbies!

# sligo - Monday 22 May, 2017

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's man-of-the-match selections?
# MOTM
From The42
# MOTM

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's man-of-the-match selections?

May 22nd 2017, 11:19 AM 8,675 Views 16 Comments

Conor Lehane and Patrick Durcan scooped yesterday’s awards.

# sligo - Friday 12 May, 2017

Hat-trick hero McGrath gets Dundalk back to winning ways From The42

Hat-trick hero McGrath gets Dundalk back to winning ways

May 12th 2017, 9:47 PM 3,911 Views 14 Comments

The reigning champions picked up a 4-0 victory over Sligo Rovers at Oriel Park.

# sligo - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Man in his 70s treated in hospital after he was carjacked in Sligo last night
# Wine Street
# Wine Street

Man in his 70s treated in hospital after he was carjacked in Sligo last night

May 9th 2017, 5:11 PM 11,699 Views 0 Comments

A man and woman have been charged following the incident.

Ireland looks absolutely stunning in this new video
# Wild Atlantic Way
# Wild Atlantic Way

Ireland looks absolutely stunning in this new video

May 9th 2017, 3:27 PM 34,230 Views 21 Comments

Fáilte Ireland wants more Irish people to explore the west coast.

# sligo - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Firefighters continuing to battle massive Sligo mountain fire
# Ox Mountains
# Ox Mountains

Firefighters continuing to battle massive Sligo mountain fire

May 7th 2017, 1:59 PM 13,692 Views 5 Comments

Sligo Fire Brigade, Coillte and the Air Corps have been involved in the operation over the last number of days.

'I'll always be true to my county but this will be different, I'll wear the New York jersey with pride'
# Behind Enemy Lines
From The42
# Behind Enemy Lines

'I'll always be true to my county but this will be different, I'll wear the New York jersey with pride'

May 7th 2017, 10:00 AM 19,979 Views 7 Comments

Vinny Cadden is hoping to inflict an embarrassing defeat on his former side tonight.

# sligo - Friday 5 May, 2017

It took 32 hours to quell a gorse fire which spread over 4,000 acres of 'outstanding natural beauty'
# Sligo
# Sligo

It took 32 hours to quell a gorse fire which spread over 4,000 acres of 'outstanding natural beauty'

May 5th 2017, 7:57 AM 14,760 Views 27 Comments

Over 60 gorse fires have occurred since March of this year.

# sligo - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I'd love to represent Down again but I've come out here and New York is my new county'
# No Regrets
From The42
# No Regrets

'I'd love to represent Down again but I've come out here and New York is my new county'

May 4th 2017, 6:45 AM 11,515 Views 14 Comments

Gerard McCartan is hoping to lead his side to a historic victory against Sligo on Sunday.

# sligo - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'I think it's unfair London get in and we can't': New York boss calls for qualifier route
# Second Chance
From The42
# Second Chance

'I think it's unfair London get in and we can't': New York boss calls for qualifier route

May 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 9,599 Views 8 Comments

Justin O’Halloran’s charges are hoping to claim a maiden championship victory at Gaelic Park against Sligo on Sunday.

# sligo - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

A winter playing basketball in Sligo and back from injury for another summer of hope with Mayo
# Aidan O'Shea
From The42
# Aidan O'Shea

A winter playing basketball in Sligo and back from injury for another summer of hope with Mayo

May 2nd 2017, 5:25 PM 7,313 Views 9 Comments

The 26-year-old turned to another sport in the wake of their All-Ireland final loss.

# sligo - Sunday 30 April, 2017

A four-year-old boy in Sligo claiming he's moving house because he doesn't want to go to bed is just the best
# Little Alfie
From The Daily Edge
# Little Alfie

A four-year-old boy in Sligo claiming he's moving house because he doesn't want to go to bed is just the best

Apr 30th 2017, 9:54 AM 9,176 Views 0 Comments

He has the plan well thought through.

# sligo - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Father and son who died in Sligo house fire to be buried together
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Father and son who died in Sligo house fire to be buried together

Apr 25th 2017, 7:53 AM 11,875 Views 0 Comments

Tributes have been paid to both men online.

# sligo - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Two men die in overnight house fire in Sligo
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Two men die in overnight house fire in Sligo

Apr 22nd 2017, 8:11 AM 18,608 Views 2 Comments

Emergency services were called to the scene at 5am this morning.

# sligo - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Man who fatally stabbed a man 30 years ago apologises to family on Liveline
# Remorseful
# Remorseful

Man who fatally stabbed a man 30 years ago apologises to family on Liveline

Apr 19th 2017, 8:49 PM 30,306 Views 55 Comments

“If I could turn back time to have John Fox back with his family again, I would make it happen in a heartbeat.”

# sligo - Monday 17 April, 2017

'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world
# Winter Tides
From The42
# Winter Tides

'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world

Apr 17th 2017, 10:00 AM 17,899 Views 6 Comments

We spoke to Ollie O’Flaherty and Gearoid McDaid, who both appear in ‘Winter Tides’.

# sligo - Friday 24 March, 2017

Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today

Mar 24th 2017, 8:20 AM 10,794 Views 3 Comments

Favourable weather conditions are expected this morning which will allow divers to reach the wreckage of the helicopter beneath the water.

# sligo - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Coast Guard and RNLI rescue eight people from overturned boat off Sligo
# Rescue 118
# Rescue 118

Coast Guard and RNLI rescue eight people from overturned boat off Sligo

Mar 19th 2017, 5:20 PM 38,835 Views 35 Comments

Two people have been hospitalised following the incident.

# sligo - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Kenneth McGowan has been missing from Sligo for three weeks
# Appeal
# Appeal

Kenneth McGowan has been missing from Sligo for three weeks

Mar 5th 2017, 3:19 PM 17,199 Views 1 Comment

He is known to frequent Sligo, Dublin and Kildare.

# sligo - Thursday 16 February, 2017

'What do you do when your business fails? You pick up the pieces'
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

'What do you do when your business fails? You pick up the pieces'

Feb 16th 2017, 1:47 PM 3,262 Views 1 Comment

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile Sligo food firm Good4U.

# sligo - Thursday 9 February, 2017

What tourism officials are doing to lure visitors to Ireland's overlooked north-west
# This Way Please
# This Way Please

What tourism officials are doing to lure visitors to Ireland's overlooked north-west

Feb 9th 2017, 6:37 PM 455 Views 0 Comments

The bulk of Wild Atlantic Way travellers opt to head south – and bypass Sligo and Donegal.

# sligo - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Armagh let six-point lead slip at Sligo while Westmeath slump to draw with Carlow
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Armagh let six-point lead slip at Sligo while Westmeath slump to draw with Carlow

Feb 5th 2017, 6:29 PM 6,904 Views 7 Comments

Elsewhere there were wins for Longford, Waterford, Wexford and Leitrim as the league returned today.

# sligo - Sunday 29 January, 2017

'Sligo needs a motorway to give it a fighting chance'
# Rural Recovery
# Rural Recovery

'Sligo needs a motorway to give it a fighting chance'

Jan 29th 2017, 9:15 AM 22,084 Views 71 Comments

Businesses say the north-west has been overlooked when it comes to job-creating infrastructure.

# sligo - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Funeral of young woman who died after 'falling ill in restaurant' taking place today
# Sligo
# Sligo

Funeral of young woman who died after 'falling ill in restaurant' taking place today

Jan 25th 2017, 10:02 AM 49,962 Views 14 Comments

Lisa Niland’s family have said they are heartbroken.

# sligo - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'Rural pubs were hesitant to chase the hen and stag market. Now we need it'
# Unlikely Entrepreneur
# Unlikely Entrepreneur

'Rural pubs were hesitant to chase the hen and stag market. Now we need it'

Jan 19th 2017, 5:24 PM 91 Views 0 Comments

This bar and restaurant owner wanted a new business to kickstart stagnant trade in Sligo.

# sligo - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Clamp down on speeding and drink driving with one motorist caught at 168 kph
# Out In Force
# Out In Force

Clamp down on speeding and drink driving with one motorist caught at 168 kph

Dec 28th 2016, 10:13 AM 24,934 Views 52 Comments

Gardaí have also arrested a number of drink drivers.

# sligo - Thursday 22 December, 2016

An office building is now being occupied by homeless activists in Sligo town
# Apollo Mission
# Apollo Mission

An office building is now being occupied by homeless activists in Sligo town

Dec 22nd 2016, 12:22 PM 27,708 Views 107 Comments

The location of the disused office building in the western town is as yet unknown.

# sligo - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Man killed in accident on Sligo windfarm
# Ballyfarnon
# Ballyfarnon

Man killed in accident on Sligo windfarm

Dec 13th 2016, 11:02 AM 16,098 Views 5 Comments

The Health and Safety Authority and gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the accident.

# sligo - Monday 5 December, 2016

This Sligo ice cream has been named the best Oreo gelato in the world
# Delicious
From The Daily Edge
# Delicious

This Sligo ice cream has been named the best Oreo gelato in the world

Dec 5th 2016, 2:03 PM 7,332 Views 2 Comments

The Italian seal of approval.

# sligo - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'There will be people lying in doorways and parks this Christmas': Homelessness in regional towns
# Sligo And Drogheda
# Sligo And Drogheda

'There will be people lying in doorways and parks this Christmas': Homelessness in regional towns

Nov 30th 2016, 8:30 PM 11,532 Views 40 Comments

There has been a 100% increase in the number of people registered as homeless in Co Louth in the last two years.

# sligo - Monday 28 November, 2016

'I have never seen anything like this': Homelessness in Galway hits crisis point
# Nowhere To Go
# Nowhere To Go

'I have never seen anything like this': Homelessness in Galway hits crisis point

Nov 28th 2016, 9:15 PM 28,270 Views 51 Comments

More and more families are presenting as homeless in Galway, where no social housing has been built since 2009.