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# Sligo

Last week
21st May 2023 - 27th May 2023
# Comeback
Sligo rally to earn late draw against Kildare
Down, meanwhile, crushed Tipperary in the Tailteann Cup.
Last month
May 2023
# Champions
Kildare hold off second-half Sligo surge to clinch third All-Ireland U20 title
The Lilywhites laid the demons of last year’s decider defeat to Tyrone to rest in Cavan.
# western promise
Arthur O'Dea: Young Sligo footballers shaping county's destiny from within
This place has long been depicted through the impressions of outsiders passing through.
# Sligo
Man released from custody after being arrested on suspicion of murdering woman in Sligo
The woman was found dead in Sligo town last Monday.
# Dillon Walsh
'This win was for him' - Sligo boss dedicates win over Kerry to player ill in hospital
Dillon Walsh had been the match-winner in the Connacht final.
# bite
‘Growing up, you always had a fear of the big teams. This group have none of that’
How Sligo football went from underdog to ‘f***ing big dog’.
# Sligo Town
Investigation underway after woman’s body found 'in unexplained circumstances' in Sligo
The woman’s body remains at the scene, which is currently preserved for technical examination.
April 2023
'Rest in peace champ': Tributes paid to talented Irish boxer (20s) who died in Sligo car crash
Oran Gethins (23) died in a crash close to his home in Co Sligo.
Man (20s) dies in Sligo car crash
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses of the single-vehicle collision to come forward.
# Wrap
Sligo end Fairytale of New York and advance to first Connacht final since 2015
Elsewhere, Antrim and Dublin shared the spoils in their Leinster senior hurling championship opener.
# Stars and Stripes
'Organised chaos, Ma'am, but so organised' - The bigger picture of New York's historic win
New York GAA prepares for a special homecoming
# Away Days
Sligo ease past London and into Connacht semi-final
Pat Spillane scored 1-4 as Sligo ran out 2-20 to 0-12 winners in Ruislip.
# Division 4
Dogged Sligo overcome Wicklow to lift league title in Croke Park
It was an ironic win for Tony McEntee with Wicklow managed by his Crossmaglen colleague Oisin McConville.
This year
# Eviction
'No emergency accommodation offered' to family of eight evicted from rental home in Donegal
The family, which includes six children, are currently staying at a friends house in their spare room until Friday. They have nowhere else lined up to go.
# Hogan Cup
Brilliant Omagh side fire 6-16 to claim All-Ireland football glory in Croke Park
Sligo’s Summerhill College managed to pull back three goals in the closing quarter.
# jimmy loughlin
HSE ‘unreservedly apologises’ to family whose son was killed by man with psychiatric condition
‘The HSE should today hand its head in shame,’ a statement from the family said today.
# Division 4
Wicklow finish strong to stun Leitrim, Sligo and Carlow pick up wins
A round-up of the weekend’s Allianz Football League Division 4 action.
# Rising Stars
Sligo's Summerhill claim thrilling Hogan Cup semi-final win over Kerry's St Brendan's
The other semi-final saw Omagh CBS defeat Naas CBS 4-15 to 0-7.
# Inquest
Sligo man died from burns suffered while taking a hot bath, inquest hears
The man had to be airlifted by helicopter to hospital because of the extent of the burns to his body after being scalded by hot water.
# Austrailia
Irishman shot dead in Australia named locally, as accused is refused bail
A 57-year-old who has been charge with the murder is due to appear in court today.
# Irish Coast Guard
British officials launch probe after Irish Coast Guard helicopter's emergency landing in Derry
It is understood that the incident on Sunday involved the Sligo based rescue helicopter.
# Wrap
Cavan and Offaly continue winning ways; McEntee's Sligo overcome McConville's Wicklow
In Division 4, Leitrim and Laois lead the way with two wins from two.
# Breeding
Gardaí seize six dogs in Sligo in joint operation with ISPCA
A German Shepard Malamute, four American Staffordshire Terriers and one mixed-breed dog are now in the care of the ISPCA.
# Arrests
Two charged following theft of €80k worth of diamond rings from Sligo jewellers
The incident occurred on Thursday.
Last year
# Croker Calling
Mayo, Cork and Sligo clubs book All-Ireland club hurling final places
Tooreen, Ballygiblin and Easkey all won in today’s semi-finals.
# Arrests
Another man arrested in Sligo organised crime probe
A total of 14 people have been arrested so far.
# Gardaí
Three arrested as part of organised crime inquiry in Sligo
Investigations are ongoing
# Missing
Gardaí locate two teenage brothers reported missing from Sligo
Gardaí have stood down the search, thanking the public for their assistance.
# Sligo
Renewed witness appeal after woman (70s) dies in collision between bike and car
The collision happened on the N4 at the Collooney roundabout in Sligo on 2 October.
# Sligo
Garda investigate as cyclist injured in collision in Sligo
A garda spokesperson said that the incident happened on the N4 at the Collooney roundabout in Sligo on Sunday.
# Michael McDonagh
Murder investigation launched in UK as Irish man killed in a fight at holiday park
Michael McDonagh was pronounced dead at the scene in a largescale seaside caravan park.
# Sligo
Woman (70) dies following Sligo car crash
The crash happened shortly after 3pm yesterday.
# one more step
Cavan edge past Sligo to book their place in inaugural Tailteann Cup final
Cavan defeated Sligo 0-20 to 1-14 at Croke Park in the first of today’s Tailteann Cup semi-finals.
# Wrap
Sligo advance to Tailteann Cup semi-finals after penalty shootout, Westmeath also prevail
Disappointment for Leitrim and Carlow, who bow out at the quarter-final stage.
# Tailteann Cup
Reilly and Egan combine to save Sligo's blushes as they break London's hearts
There were also wins today for Leitrim over Antrim and Fermanagh against Longford.
# Lilywhites
Captain Browne leads by example as Kildare reach first All-Ireland U20 final in four years
Browne scored five points in Kildare’s five-point victory over Sligo.
Sligo will carry with them Red Óg Murphy’s legacy
Red Og Murphy passed away on Friday, April 1, at the age of 21.
# Sligo
Female pedestrian dies and three other people injured in Sligo crash
The woman was walking at the junction of Castle Street and Market Street at the time of the collision.
Sligo's 92nd-minute winner settles enthralling clash against Drogheda
Garry Buckley was the Bit O’Red’s hero at the Showgrounds.
# Sligo
Man dies in hospital following serious assault in Co Sligo
The man, late 30s, was brought to hospital with an apparent head injury on Tuesday evening.