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# sligo - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

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

Tributes have been paid to both men online.

# sligo - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Two men die in overnight house fire in Sligo

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

“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

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

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

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

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

Two people have been hospitalised following the incident.

# sligo - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Kenneth McGowan has been missing from Sligo for three weeks

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'

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

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

# sligo - Sunday 5 February, 2017

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

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

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'

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

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'

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

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

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

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

# sligo - Monday 5 December, 2016

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

# sligo - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

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

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

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

# sligo - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Hunger-striking Iranian man to be granted access to asylum process

The man was admitted to hospital yesterday after 35 days on hunger strike.

# sligo - Monday 14 November, 2016

Asylum seeker enters 35th day of hunger strike in Sligo centre

The Iranian man has been served with a deportation order.

# sligo - Sunday 30 October, 2016

"I always bring my granny": Stetsons, stilettos (and apple tarts) at The Nathan Carter Show

The fans are the real stars of the show, as we discovered in Sligo recently.

# sligo - Friday 28 October, 2016

8 family festivals to hit up this Halloween

Fiercesome (mostly) free fun.

# sligo - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

"It's such a sad and tragic loss" - Community devastated after death of young Sligo woman in Canada

Regina Hunt died over the weekend after suffering a fall at her home in Canada.

# sligo - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Katie Taylor to Hell and Back to help four-year-old Sligo boy to walk

The parents of Rory Gallagher, who has cerebral palsy, say they are facing selling their home to fund their son’s treatment.

# sligo - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From The42 Resurgent Bray continue to climb the table after 4-0 drubbing of Sligo On The Move

Resurgent Bray continue to climb the table after 4-0 drubbing of Sligo

The Seagulls saw goals from Ger Pender, Darragh Noone, Andrew Lewis and Shane Harding hand them three points at the Carlisle Grounds.

# sligo - Friday 9 September, 2016

Three status yellow wind warnings issued for seven counties

All three of the warnings are valid for at least eight hours, with wind gusts expected to reach 100 km/h in some areas.

# sligo - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Off-duty Garda beaten unconscious at GAA match

The incident happened last Friday evening in Co Sligo.

# sligo - Friday 2 September, 2016

Woman in critical condition after attack by cow which left pet dog dead

The incident happened on a popular lakeland beauty spot on Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh.

# sligo - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge There’s a Facebook page dedicated to the awful parking in this seaside Sligo town Strandhill

# sligo - Saturday 27 August, 2016

From The42 Moolick goal clinches extra-time win for Kildare in thrilling semi-final Final Countdown

Moolick goal clinches extra-time win for Kildare in thrilling semi-final

The Lilywhites will face Clare or Tipperary in the ladies intermediate football final on 25 September.

# sligo - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

# sligo - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 gorgeous views from this seaside Sligo pub The Beach Bar

11 gorgeous views from this seaside Sligo pub

Post-surf pint perfection.

# sligo - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Two Sligo men charged with IRA membership appear before Special Criminal Court

The men, aged 27 and 35, made no comment when they were arrested by gardaí.

# sligo - Friday 12 August, 2016

From The42 Stephen Bradley suffers first league defeat as Sligo win thriller at the Showgrounds West Is Best

Stephen Bradley suffers first league defeat as Sligo win thriller at the Showgrounds

Dave Robertson’s side enjoyed a 3-2 win over the Dublin side.

From The42 'It's hard to explain how much it hurts not being able to realise my Olympic dream' Interview

'It's hard to explain how much it hurts not being able to realise my Olympic dream'

Irish track star Mary Cullen talks about her latest Games heartbreak, trying to find her way again and why she is excited to see Ciara Mageean take to the track in Rio.

# sligo - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

The man who brought a Boeing 767 to a Sligo glamping site is now moving a train from London David Mcgowan This post contains videos

The man who brought a Boeing 767 to a Sligo glamping site is now moving a train from London

Several couples have asked if they can get married on the plane.

# sligo - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Woman (50s) dies after motorcycle collides with car

The incident happened on the N16 Sligo to Manorhamilton road, and local diversions are in place.

# sligo - Saturday 16 July, 2016

From The42 Exceptional second-half performance sees Banner down Sligo Up The Banner

Exceptional second-half performance sees Banner down Sligo

The Munster side overturned a half-time deficit and responded well to losing Podge Collins to a black card in the first half.

# sligo - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Murphy leads Sligo's first-half charge in convincing win over Leitrim

Niall Murphy scored five first-half points to give the hosts plenty of breathing space at Markievicz Park.