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# sligo - Monday 19 July, 2021

'It's ransacking and desecration': Sligo passage tomb suffers significant damage in illegal excavation
# Neolithic Tomb
# Neolithic Tomb

'It's ransacking and desecration': Sligo passage tomb suffers significant damage in illegal excavation

Jul 19th 2021, 7:45 PM 63,479 Views 31 Comments

Experts say the damage is “extremely worrying”.

# sligo - Friday 2 July, 2021

Man dies in Sligo mountain cliff fall as rescue team saves the life of climbing partner
# Sligo
# Sligo

Man dies in Sligo mountain cliff fall as rescue team saves the life of climbing partner

Jul 2nd 2021, 1:18 PM 54,666 Views 3 Comments

The scene of the incident is close to the scenic Diarmuid and Gráinne caves.

# sligo - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo

Jul 1st 2021, 8:44 PM 18,876 Views 0 Comments

In addition to the items seized, €151,000 in financial accounts was frozen.

# sligo - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Aidan O'Shea fires 2-2 as Mayo storm past Sligo in Connacht opener
# Star Of The Show
From The42
# Star Of The Show

Aidan O'Shea fires 2-2 as Mayo storm past Sligo in Connacht opener

Jun 26th 2021, 6:25 PM 11,763 Views 5 Comments

Darren McHale scored 1-5 for James Horan’s team.

# sligo - Sunday 23 May, 2021

The former footballer set to be one of Sligo's first Olympians
# Adaptation
From The42
# Adaptation

The former footballer set to be one of Sligo's first Olympians

May 23rd 2021, 7:00 AM 29,198 Views 2 Comments

Chris O’Donnell was a part of the mixed 4x400m relay team that sealed Ireland’s qualification earlier this month.

# sligo - Monday 10 May, 2021

Long-serving Sligo stalwart and Cork's Belfast-born defender retire from inter-county football
# Curtain Call
From The42
# Curtain Call

Long-serving Sligo stalwart and Cork's Belfast-born defender retire from inter-county football

Updated May 10th 2021, 7:18 PM 11,834 Views 13 Comments

Neil Ewing and James Loughrey have both retired.

# sligo - Saturday 24 April, 2021

16-year-old illegally driving with parents caught speeding by gardaí
# Sligo
# Sligo

16-year-old illegally driving with parents caught speeding by gardaí

Apr 24th 2021, 3:11 PM 100,790 Views 0 Comments

The teenager was caught travelling at 75 kilometres per hour in a 50km/h zone.

# sligo - Monday 19 April, 2021

Reigning champions Mayo to face Sligo after Connacht football championship draw made
# Out Of The Hat
From The42
# Out Of The Hat

Reigning champions Mayo to face Sligo after Connacht football championship draw made

Apr 19th 2021, 7:04 PM 7,040 Views 6 Comments

The winners meet Leitrim in the semi-final, with Galway and Roscommon going head-to-head in the other.

# sligo - Friday 5 February, 2021

Man (20s) dies in Sligo road crash
# Fatal Crash
# Fatal Crash

Man (20s) dies in Sligo road crash

Feb 5th 2021, 8:27 AM 19,101 Views 5 Comments

The road remains closed this morning and forensic collision investigations have examined the scene.

# sligo - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Woman, 20s, charged over assault after dispute on mask wearing
# Arrest
# Arrest

Woman, 20s, charged over assault after dispute on mask wearing

Jan 17th 2021, 1:14 PM 102,725 Views 0 Comments

The woman assaulted a staff member at a premises where she had not worn a face covering.

# sligo - Monday 21 December, 2020

Gardaí seize €360k worth of cannabis and shotgun in Sligo and Leitrim searches
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Gardaí seize €360k worth of cannabis and shotgun in Sligo and Leitrim searches

Dec 21st 2020, 4:42 PM 13,315 Views 15 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested in connection with the seizure.

# sligo - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Sligo shipwreck mystery solved - 250 years after it sank
# Streedagh Strand
# Streedagh Strand

Sligo shipwreck mystery solved - 250 years after it sank

Dec 16th 2020, 8:06 PM 30,060 Views 7 Comments

Scientific analysis and archival research helped to tell the tragic story of the sinking of the Greyhound in 1770.

# sligo - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Sligo residents evacuated following asbestos fire in Larkhill area
# Larkhill
# Larkhill

Sligo residents evacuated following asbestos fire in Larkhill area

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 9:17 AM 21,368 Views 4 Comments

No injuries have been reported following the blaze.

# sligo - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Boost for Sligo Rovers as Jamaican striker Parkes returns for second spell
# Act Ii
From The42
# Act Ii

Boost for Sligo Rovers as Jamaican striker Parkes returns for second spell

Dec 8th 2020, 9:52 PM 2,951 Views 1 Comment

‘I’m coming back with a feeling of unfinished business. I feel I owe something.’

Pedestrian (50s) in serious condition in hospital after collision in Sligo
# Sligo
# Sligo

Pedestrian (50s) in serious condition in hospital after collision in Sligo

Dec 8th 2020, 7:45 AM 17,624 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened on John Street last night.

# sligo - Thursday 26 November, 2020

All-Ireland winner Tony McEntee appointed Sligo senior football manager
# Go West
From The42
# Go West

All-Ireland winner Tony McEntee appointed Sligo senior football manager

Nov 26th 2020, 9:18 PM 6,623 Views 1 Comment

The Armagh man will succeed Paul Taylor, having been ratified for the position on a three-year term.

# sligo - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Sligo book FAI Cup semi-final date with Shamrock Rovers after shoot-out win
# Battle Of The Rovers
From The42
# Battle Of The Rovers

Sligo book FAI Cup semi-final date with Shamrock Rovers after shoot-out win

Nov 25th 2020, 10:28 PM 5,026 Views 0 Comments

The Bit O’Red beat Derry City on penalties at The Showgrounds.

Eir CEO says it was a 'mistake' to locate customer care centre in Sligo
# Complaints
# Complaints

Eir CEO says it was a 'mistake' to locate customer care centre in Sligo

Updated Nov 25th 2020, 6:36 PM 117,648 Views 163 Comments

Carolan Lennon has since clarified her remarks and said Eir is “committed to Sligo”.

# sligo - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Gardaí seize drugs and ammunition in searches in Sligo and Cork
# Crime
# Crime

Gardaí seize drugs and ammunition in searches in Sligo and Cork

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:14 PM 34,103 Views 0 Comments

A man is due in court this evening in connection with the Cork seizure.

# sligo - Monday 9 November, 2020

Incredible long-range goal the highlight, as Dundalk secure European spot despite loss
# Relief
From The42
# Relief

Incredible long-range goal the highlight, as Dundalk secure European spot despite loss

Nov 9th 2020, 10:02 PM 7,575 Views 7 Comments

It was a good night for Sligo Rovers, who also could play in Europe next season.

# sligo - Saturday 7 November, 2020

We wanted game with Galway to go ahead, insist Sligo players
# Walkover
From The42
# Walkover

We wanted game with Galway to go ahead, insist Sligo players

Nov 7th 2020, 10:33 AM 7,231 Views 3 Comments

The Yeats County were hit with a Covid outbreak this week.

# sligo - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Ryan De Vries the late hero as Sligo seal big win and heap more misery on Derry
# Contrasting Fortunes
From The42
# Contrasting Fortunes

Ryan De Vries the late hero as Sligo seal big win and heap more misery on Derry

Sep 29th 2020, 10:31 PM 5,087 Views 0 Comments

Liam Buckley’s men took the all-important points on offer at the Showgrounds.

# sligo - Sunday 20 September, 2020

One killed and three seriously injured in Sligo road crash
# Sligo
# Sligo

One killed and three seriously injured in Sligo road crash

Sep 20th 2020, 6:37 PM 61,452 Views 3 Comments

The two-car collision occurred near Rathcormack this morning.

# sligo - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Irish prop Conán O'Donnell named in same Mitre 10 Cup squad as Kieran Read
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irish prop Conán O'Donnell named in same Mitre 10 Cup squad as Kieran Read

Sep 1st 2020, 10:19 AM 7,943 Views 1 Comment

The 24-year-old Sligo man first moved to New Zealand last year.

# sligo - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Gardaí issue warning after nearly 50 reports of dogs attacking livestock since March
# Garda Appeal
# Garda Appeal

Gardaí issue warning after nearly 50 reports of dogs attacking livestock since March

Jul 1st 2020, 8:45 AM 13,832 Views 26 Comments

In total, 47 incidents were reported between 1 March and 29 June.

# sligo - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Man in his 70s charged over historical sex abuse allegations
# Sligo
# Sligo

Man in his 70s charged over historical sex abuse allegations

Jun 11th 2020, 9:23 AM 28,342 Views 0 Comments

The case relates to incidents which allegedly occurred between 1978 and 1986.

# sligo - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Life as a new Garda, a whirlwind year and love for club and county as football takes a backseat
# On Guard
From The42
# On Guard

Life as a new Garda, a whirlwind year and love for club and county as football takes a backseat

May 30th 2020, 3:15 PM 39,526 Views 15 Comments

‘Every day is different,’ says Sligo’s Denise McGrath. ‘With every call you never know what’s coming around the corner. It’s a very exciting job.’

# sligo - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Woman arrested after health worker assaulted at Sligo hospital
# Sligo
# Sligo

Woman arrested after health worker assaulted at Sligo hospital

Apr 11th 2020, 3:46 PM 40,759 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at around 7.30am this morning.

# sligo - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Woman charged with public order offences after allegedly coughing on garda
# Sligo
# Sligo

Woman charged with public order offences after allegedly coughing on garda

Apr 7th 2020, 8:25 PM 57,638 Views 0 Comments

The woman was part of a group who were found to be drinking together earlier today.

# sligo - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Flooded roads in Sligo town 'impassable' and Orange wind alert issued for Mayo
# Flooding
# Flooding

Flooded roads in Sligo town 'impassable' and Orange wind alert issued for Mayo

Mar 12th 2020, 8:19 AM 43,575 Views 7 Comments

The promenade in Strandhill, Co Sligo is also closed due to waves and stones being hurled across the wall.

# sligo - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Jack Byrne on target again as Shamrock Rovers leave Sligo with a win
# League Of Ireland
From The42
# League Of Ireland

Jack Byrne on target again as Shamrock Rovers leave Sligo with a win

Mar 7th 2020, 10:17 PM 8,059 Views 14 Comments

The Hoops keep the 100% start to the season in tact with Aaron McEneff and Aaron Greene also on the scoresheet.

# sligo - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Coast Guard helicopter in Sligo rescues two surfers during Storm Jorge
# Windy
# Windy

Coast Guard helicopter in Sligo rescues two surfers during Storm Jorge

Feb 29th 2020, 6:28 PM 63,975 Views 65 Comments

The Coast Guard said it strongly advised people to avoid coastal activities during stormy weather.

Burke's Wicklow win in London, Sligo edge Galvin's Wexford, Tyrone and Donegal set up Ulster U20 final
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Burke's Wicklow win in London, Sligo edge Galvin's Wexford, Tyrone and Donegal set up Ulster U20 final

Feb 29th 2020, 4:47 PM 5,231 Views 0 Comments

Defending champions Tyrone beat Antrim and Donegal’s young guns saw off Down in the Ulster U20 football championship semi-finals.

# sligo - Friday 21 February, 2020

Hale and Forrester goals help 10-man Saints past Sligo
# Saints March On
From The42
# Saints March On

Hale and Forrester goals help 10-man Saints past Sligo

Feb 21st 2020, 10:26 PM 3,203 Views 0 Comments

The vistors saw Oliver Younger dismissed for picking up two yellow cards.

# sligo - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Three-goal Cavan seal big win over Laois, as Offaly and Wicklow also triumph in difficult conditions
# Weathering Storm Dennis
From The42
# Weathering Storm Dennis

Three-goal Cavan seal big win over Laois, as Offaly and Wicklow also triumph in difficult conditions

Feb 16th 2020, 4:37 PM 7,731 Views 0 Comments

There were three rescheduled National Football League fixtures down for decision this afternoon.

Man (40s) charged after gardaí seize cannabis worth €289k in three counties
# Sligo
# Sligo

Man (40s) charged after gardaí seize cannabis worth €289k in three counties

Feb 16th 2020, 8:45 AM 13,122 Views 0 Comments

He appeared before Sligo District Court yesterday evening.

# sligo - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Five men arrested after gardaí seize cannabis worth €289k in searches across three counties
# Drugs
# Drugs

Five men arrested after gardaí seize cannabis worth €289k in searches across three counties

Feb 15th 2020, 11:50 AM 37,348 Views 30 Comments

The searches were carried out in Sligo, Roscommon and Mayo.

# sligo - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Man (40s) dies after crash involving car and truck in Sligo
# N4
# N4

Man (40s) dies after crash involving car and truck in Sligo

Feb 13th 2020, 4:15 PM 19,842 Views 5 Comments

The crash occurred this afternoon on the N4.

# sligo - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Ex-Connacht prop named on Highlanders bench after joining on short-term deal
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Connacht prop named on Highlanders bench after joining on short-term deal

Feb 12th 2020, 9:53 PM 14,159 Views 19 Comments

23-year-old Conán O’Donnell has linked up with the Kiwi franchise as injury cover.

# sligo - Friday 17 January, 2020

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

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

Updated Jan 17th 2020, 9:24 PM 23,821 Views 0 Comments

The man is due to appear in court tomorrow morning.

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