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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Sligo

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# skreen
Three men arrested in connection with aggravated burglary on Tom Niland in Sligo
The 73-year-old was “viciously” assaulted when three masked men forced themselves into his home on Tuesday 18 January.
# Sligo
Young male arrested in connection with alleged assaults in Sligo
The alleged assaults occurred near Sligo Town on 22 January.
# Death
Man pronounced dead after collapsing at popular Sligo hiking spot
The 72 year old man could not be revived despite the efforts of a mountain rescue team.
# Grange
Woman in her 40s dies in Sligo crash
A female pedestrian in her early 40s was pronounced dead at the scene last night.
# Sligo
'Do the right thing and come forward': Gardai plead for more information over attack on Tom Niland
Tom was attacked in his home last month.
# Sligo
Locals 'still in shock' after 'vicious' assault on Sligo man (73) during burglary
Thomas Niland is in a critical condition and on life support after receiving serious head and upper body injuries on 18 January.
# Wrap
Westmeath impress in win against Laois while Murphy drives Sligo to the top of Division 4
There was also great results for London, Leitrim and Sligo on a busy day of Gaelic football.
# Sligo
Man (73) in critical condition after 'vicious and cowardly' aggravated burglary in Sligo
Gardaí have issued another appeal after the incident which occurred last month in Sligo.
# Sligo
Gardaí appeal for witnesses following alleged sexual assault in Sligo
The alleged assault occurred in the early hours of yesterday morning.
# new bit o'red
Sligo Rovers sign 'top-class' former Ireland U21 striker from Scottish side
Aidan Keena is on board for 2022 after making the move home from Falkirk.
# Sligo
Gardaí appeal for information over alleged sexual assaults in Sligo town yesterday
Gardaí want to speak with anyone who may have been in the Ballydoogan, Oakfield and Maugheraboy areas of Sligo between 8pm and 10pm yesterday.
# under one roof
'It's an amazing place' - Leitrim boss Moran impressed by Air Dome after historic indoor occasion
Last night saw Sligo claim a Connacht FBD League victory at the €3.1 million facility in Bekan.
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# Cannabis
Second man (40s) charged after discovery of cannabis growhouse in Sligo
Cannabis plants and a quantity of cannabis herb were seized.
# Sligo
Man charged after discovery of cannabis growhouse in Sligo
Cannabis plants and a quantity of cannabis herb were seized.
# unidentified
Gardaí renew appeal for help to identify four bodies found on the west coast
The discoveries were made in Clare and Sligo and cover a period of time from 2009 to 2018.
# Collooney
Man charged in connection with Sligo seizure of cannabis and cocaine worth €106,000
Cannabis herb, cannabis resin, cannabis jellies and cocaine were seized.
# Showdown
Tyrone and Meath advance to All-Ireland minor football final
There was disappointment for both Cork and Sligo in this afternoon’s semi-finals.
# Inquest
Missing Tyrone teenager Arlene Arkinson was killed by convicted child killer, coroner finds
Arlene Arkinson was 15 years old when she disappeared in August 1994 following a night out.
# Neolithic tomb
'It's ransacking and desecration': Sligo passage tomb suffers significant damage in illegal excavation
Experts say the damage is “extremely worrying”.
# Sligo
Man dies in Sligo mountain cliff fall as rescue team saves the life of climbing partner
The scene of the incident is close to the scenic Diarmuid and Gráinne caves.
# Money Laundering
Car, cocaine and €24,000 in cash seized by CAB in Sligo
In addition to the items seized, €151,000 in financial accounts was frozen.
# Star Of The Show
Aidan O'Shea fires 2-2 as Mayo storm past Sligo in Connacht opener
Darren McHale scored 1-5 for James Horan’s team.
# Adaptation
The former footballer set to be one of Sligo's first Olympians
Chris O’Donnell was a part of the mixed 4x400m relay team that sealed Ireland’s qualification earlier this month.
# Curtain call
Long-serving Sligo stalwart and Cork's Belfast-born defender retire from inter-county football
Neil Ewing and James Loughrey have both retired.
# Sligo
16-year-old illegally driving with parents caught speeding by gardaí
The teenager was caught travelling at 75 kilometres per hour in a 50km/h zone.
# Out Of The Hat
Reigning champions Mayo to face Sligo after Connacht football championship draw made
The winners meet Leitrim in the semi-final, with Galway and Roscommon going head-to-head in the other.
# Fatal Crash
Man (20s) dies in Sligo road crash
The road remains closed this morning and forensic collision investigations have examined the scene.
# Arrest
Woman, 20s, charged over assault after dispute on mask wearing
The woman assaulted a staff member at a premises where she had not worn a face covering.
# Drug seizure
Gardaí seize €360k worth of cannabis and shotgun in Sligo and Leitrim searches
A man in his 40s was arrested in connection with the seizure.
# streedagh strand
Sligo shipwreck mystery solved - 250 years after it sank
Scientific analysis and archival research helped to tell the tragic story of the sinking of the Greyhound in 1770.
# Larkhill
Sligo residents evacuated following asbestos fire in Larkhill area
No injuries have been reported following the blaze.
# act ii
Boost for Sligo Rovers as Jamaican striker Parkes returns for second spell
‘I’m coming back with a feeling of unfinished business. I feel I owe something.’
# Sligo
Pedestrian (50s) in serious condition in hospital after collision in Sligo
The incident happened on John Street last night.
# Go West
All-Ireland winner Tony McEntee appointed Sligo senior football manager
The Armagh man will succeed Paul Taylor, having been ratified for the position on a three-year term.
# battle of the rovers
Sligo book FAI Cup semi-final date with Shamrock Rovers after shoot-out win
The Bit O’Red beat Derry City on penalties at The Showgrounds.
# Complaints
Eir CEO says it was a 'mistake' to locate customer care centre in Sligo
Carolan Lennon has since clarified her remarks and said Eir is “committed to Sligo”.
# Crime
Gardaí seize drugs and ammunition in searches in Sligo and Cork
A man is due in court this evening in connection with the Cork seizure.
# Relief
Incredible long-range goal the highlight, as Dundalk secure European spot despite loss
It was a good night for Sligo Rovers, who also could play in Europe next season.
# Walkover
We wanted game with Galway to go ahead, insist Sligo players
The Yeats County were hit with a Covid outbreak this week.
# Contrasting Fortunes
Ryan De Vries the late hero as Sligo seal big win and heap more misery on Derry
Liam Buckley’s men took the all-important points on offer at the Showgrounds.