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# Sligo

Last month
November 2023
Man jailed for six years for rape of sister and sexual assault of niece
The man pleaded guilty to both offences.
Fourth teenager arrested in relation 'serious assault' in Sligo Town on Halloween night
A male teenager was taken to Sligo University Hospital with serious injuries following the assault, and later transferred to Beaumont Hospital.
Three youths due in court after being charged over serious assault of teenager in Sligo
The incident happened at around 7.10pm on Tuesday outside a premises on the Mailcoach Road.
This year
Man, 50s, dies after being hit by van in Co Sligo
The man was fatally injured and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Man who pleaded guilty to two Sligo murders jailed for life
The 23-year-old is to serve the mandatory term for the murders of Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee.
Illegal fireworks worth €20,000 and a small amount of cocaine seized at a residence in Sligo
Investigations are ongoing in relations to the seizure in Sligo Garda Station.
National Monument Service could consider closing public access to sites after vandalism in Sligo
Gardaí and the OPW have both opened investigations into the damage caused.
Sligo man who was assaulted during burglary last year dies in hospital
Tom Niland was brought to hospital in critical condition in January 2022 after he was assaulted in his home.
Two competitors killed in crash during Sligo Stages Rally
Gardaí said the organisers have halted the event.
Two competitors killed in crash during Sligo Stages Rally
Gardaí said the organisers have halted the event.
Mica homeowners have 'outstanding concerns' about new scheme, committee told
Homeowners impacted by the mica scandal have told politicians that the updated redress scheme will be inaccessible for many because of the up front costs required.
Three men charged in relation to Co Sligo assaults
The three men will appear before Sligo District Court tomorrow morning.
Man accused of murdering two men in Sligo changes senior counsel ahead of November trial
Yousef Palani is charged with the murder of Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee.
Motorcyclist killed after crash with car in Co Sligo yesterday
The motorcyclist, a man in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Hundreds attend funeral for mother-of-four killed by train in Sligo
Jessica McLoughlin died following a collision in Ballysadare, Co Sligo, on 14 June.
Woman injured in Sligo rail incident pays tribute to her ‘one in a million’ aunt
She described her and her aunt as ‘two peas in a pod’.
Tributes paid to woman killed after being hit by train in Sligo as gardaí appeal for witnesses
The victim has been named locally as Jessica McLoughlin. A second woman in her 20s was hospitalised with serious injuries.
The incident involved the 3.05pm service from Sligo to Dublin yesterday.
It’s understood that the women attempted to jump clear of the train but that they were hit.
It’s expected that all services will operate as normal this morning.
Woman in her 40s dies after being struck by train in Co Sligo, second woman injured
The incident happened at around 4pm on the train line at Knocks Park, Ballisadare, Co. Sligo.
Sligo rally to earn late draw against Kildare
Down, meanwhile, crushed Tipperary in the Tailteann Cup.
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.
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.
Man released from custody after being arrested on suspicion of murdering woman in Sligo
The woman was found dead in Sligo town last Monday.
'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.
‘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’.
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.
'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.
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.
'Organised chaos, Ma'am, but so organised' - The bigger picture of New York's historic win
New York GAA prepares for a special homecoming
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.