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# ballymote - Friday 17 January, 2020

Man (30s) charged after gardaí seize €100,000 worth of cannabis in Sligo

The man is due to appear in court tomorrow morning.

# ballymote - Friday 19 October, 2018

Gardaí seize cannabis herb worth €325,000 and drug paraphernalia in Sligo

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

# ballymote - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Man arrested after firearm and drugs found in boot of car seized in Co Sligo

Gardaí seized the goods after obtaining a search warrant for a house in Ballymote last night.

# ballymote - Monday 26 February, 2018

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

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

# ballymote - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Gardaí launch murder investigation after man found dead in Sligo

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

# ballymote - Thursday 13 August, 2015

'It is such a tragedy': Council worker killed while cutting hedge in Sligo

Three other men have been taken to hospital.

# ballymote - Friday 27 February, 2015

This 7-year-old's letter calling for her local library in Sligo to be kept open will melt your cold, cold heart

“Please don’t close Bally-mote library, because evry one loves it… If you do lots of Bally-mote’s resedents will get upset a they might cry!”

# ballymote - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Body of missing Sligo man found

Kenneth McKeon had been missing since Monday the 24th.

# ballymote - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Man dies after 4x4 goes off the road and crashes in Sligo

The 50-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

# ballymote - Friday 1 November, 2013

OPW hands former Ballymote Garda station over to local community

An art-deco building that was closed in 2009 will be licensed to local community groups.

# ballymote - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Sligo pub offers a 'pint for a bag of turf' Keep Her Lit

Sligo pub offers a 'pint for a bag of turf'

Bargain, if you ask us.

Two arrested after €80k worth of cannabis herb seized

The drugs were discovered during a garda search of a car in Sligo.

# ballymote - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Man hospitalised after serious crash in Sligo

The injured man, thought to be in his early 20s, is being treated in Sligo General Hospital.

# ballymote - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Two men dead, and another seriously injured, in Sligo crash

The single-car accident occurred just off the Ballyfarnan to Sligo road last night.

# ballymote - Friday 9 September, 2011

Woman dies in Co Sligo house fire

A 38-year-old woman is killed after a fire shortly before 6am this morning; there were no other people present.

# ballymote - Monday 20 June, 2011

Man arrested over 2007 murder of British father-of-five

A man is arrested in Co Sligo in connection with the death of Tommy Thompson, a father of five, four years ago.