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# sligo - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Student grant protests planned across the country today

The protests come as the USI attempt to mobilise a voting block of 50,000 students in a database by the local and European elections next year.

# sligo - Friday 20 September, 2013

Man held after €52,500 methylethcathinone seizure in Sligo

Approximately 1.5kg of the mephedrone-like substance was discovered at Holywell Road outside the town.

# sligo - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Hidden Ireland: The passage tomb that predates Newgrange by 700 years

As part of the Hidden Ireland series, Neil Jackman looks at three fascinating places to visit this weekend in Sligo, Kildare and Fermanagh.

# sligo - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Man airlifted to hospital after boat runs aground

The 17 foot vessel was found grounded near Milk Harbour, County Sligo.

# sligo - 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.

# sligo - Monday 2 September, 2013

Junior minister John Perry reaches deal with bank over €2.4 million debt

Minister for Small Business John Perry and his wife had a judgment of €2.47 million entered against them in the Commercial Court in July.

# sligo - Sunday 1 September, 2013

From The42 Meet the young Irish illustrator behind 'Cantona and Seagull' and other brilliant images Interview

Meet the young Irish illustrator behind 'Cantona and Seagull' and other brilliant images

Sligo-born Dan Leydon counts ESPN and Nike as being among his clients.

# sligo - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Two fishermen rescued after open-top vessel crashes on rocks

The Rescue 118 helicopter was dispatched to the scene, but the men were pulled to safety by a lifeboat after the incident near Malin Head.

# sligo - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Outgoing Sligo county manager will receive €270,000 severance package

A Sligo county councillor says that there is “no justification” for the payment, given the “shambles” the council’s finances are in.

# sligo - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Young sailors rescued in Sligo during yacht club excursion

17 people, who were members of the Sligo Yacht Club, were rescued after the weather changed yesterday morning.

# sligo - Saturday 10 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge How many things can you buy in an Irish pub? Chaser

How many things can you buy in an Irish pub?

Wellies? Oven gloves? Toilet roll?

# sligo - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Good news for Sligo: 45 new jobs in online retail business

The company is looking to create a software development team in the county.

# sligo - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Soldier dies in accident at Dublin barracks

The soldier fell from a height at McKee Barracks in the early hours of the morning.

# sligo - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

22-year-old man dies in tractor crash

A post mortem is to be carried out on the man at Sligo General Hospital this morning.

# sligo - Monday 22 July, 2013

Government declines to comment on €2.47m judgment against Minister

Minister of State for Small Business, John Perry, and his wife consented to a judgment of €2.47 million being made against them in the Commercial Court today.

# sligo - Friday 21 June, 2013

Maternity unit and patient equipment at Tipperary hospital are unclean

The Health Information and Quality Authority has carried out inspections on five hospitals with South Tipperary General Hospital coming in for particularly strong criticism.

Sligo man charged with keeping a pony tied up for so long the rope tore her face

William ‘Jack’ Conway admitted to the offence at Sligo District Court and has until September to pay a fine or face prison.

# sligo - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Time on your hands this weekend? Here's 3 off-the-beaten-track places to visit

The weather is (finally) getting better so why not go explore one of Ireland’s many historic sites? Here’s three more to visit in Meath, Cork and Sligo.

# sligo - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

From The42 Fade to black: O'Hara calls time on inter-county career Call It A Day

Fade to black: O'Hara calls time on inter-county career

The veteran forward says he was privileged to have played in a Sligo jersey for almost two decades.

# sligo - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Shots fired through window of Sligo house

The incident happened at around 4am this morning but neither the two adults nor the two children in the house at the time were injured.

# sligo - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Sawn-off shotgun and drugs seized in Sligo search

Gardaí carried out the search as part of an investigation into organised crime in Sligo.

# sligo - Monday 25 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# sligo - Friday 22 March, 2013

Investigation continues into whether Sligo fire site contained asbestos

Residents were urged to close their windows following last night’s fire at a commercial unit on Ballast Quay.

# sligo - Sunday 17 March, 2013

32 great pictures from St Patrick's Day 2013 St Patrick's Day This post contains images

32 great pictures from St Patrick's Day 2013

Sure, the rain fell but we had a laugh, right?

# sligo - 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.

# sligo - 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.

# sligo - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Here's what being in Westlife could've bought you... For Sale This post contains images

Here's what being in Westlife could've bought you...

Shane Filan’s home in Carraroe, Co Sligo is going for just €990,000, a steal when compared to the €3 million it cost to build.

# sligo - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Man dies in Sligo road crash

The man in his late 20s died in the crash on the N4 near Drumfin in Sligo.

# sligo - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

New Twist soup kitchen opens in Sligo

Oliver Williams began with one soup kitchen in Galway, having been inspired by the help he received at one as a teenager in London.

# sligo - Sunday 27 January, 2013

From The42 Leitrim take Connacht FBD League crown with victory over Sligo GAA

Leitrim take Connacht FBD League crown with victory over Sligo

It was a first FBD crown for Leitrim with a battling effort at Markievicz Park.

# sligo - Monday 14 January, 2013

From The42 FBD League: Leitrim, Sligo and Galway maintain winning runs Connacht

FBD League: Leitrim, Sligo and Galway maintain winning runs

Sligo and Galway will fight it out for top spot in Section A while Leitrim lead the way in Section B.

# sligo - Monday 7 January, 2013

IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?

Kilkenny has been named Ireland’s most litter-free town by Irish Business Against Litter. Did your town feature highly?

From The42 FBD League: Galway, Sligo and Leitrim triumph Connacht

FBD League: Galway, Sligo and Leitrim triumph

Micheal Meehan was to the fore as the Tribesmen got their 2013 campaign off to a winning start in Tuam yesterday.

# sligo - Sunday 30 December, 2012

From The42 2012 Reflections: Gaelic Football Part 5 Looking Back

2012 Reflections: Gaelic Football Part 5

In the fifth of a six-part series, we look back on the football fortunes this year of Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo and Tipperary.

# sligo - Friday 7 December, 2012

From The42 'We want to show the fans we are worth the jersey' - Quigley on the new Hoops Quigs In

'We want to show the fans we are worth the jersey' - Quigley on the new Hoops

The Shamrock Rovers forward made the move from Sligo less than a month after winning the Airtricity League.

# sligo - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Readers' Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from the Budget?

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

# sligo - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Map, table: Ireland's 16,881 vacant homes

Ireland’s problems with unfinished housing developments have improved but new figures from the National Housing Development Survey outline just how many vacant dwellings there are and where the problem is worst.

# sligo - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Two arrested after methylethcathinone seized in Co Sligo

Drugs with an estimated street value of €8,750 were seized after a car was searched in the Forthill area.

# sligo - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From The42 In pictures (and tweets): Sligo are the League of Ireland champions! Jubilation

In pictures (and tweets): Sligo are the League of Ireland champions!

The Bit o’ Red are celebrating their first league title in 35 years, following a brilliant 3-2 win over St Patrick’s Athletic at the Showgrounds.