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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Sligo

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# 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.
# Sligo
One killed and three seriously injured in Sligo road crash
The two-car collision occurred near Rathcormack this morning.
# Irish Abroad
Irish prop Conán O'Donnell named in same Mitre 10 Cup squad as Kieran Read
The 24-year-old Sligo man first moved to New Zealand last year.
# Garda Appeal
Gardaí issue warning after nearly 50 reports of dogs attacking livestock since March
In total, 47 incidents were reported between 1 March and 29 June.
# Sligo
Man in his 70s charged over historical sex abuse allegations
The case relates to incidents which allegedly occurred between 1978 and 1986.
# On Guard
Life as a new Garda, a whirlwind year and love for club and county as football takes a backseat
‘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
Woman arrested after health worker assaulted at Sligo hospital
The incident happened at around 7.30am this morning.
# Sligo
Woman charged with public order offences after allegedly coughing on garda
The woman was part of a group who were found to be drinking together earlier today.
# Flooding
Flooded roads in Sligo town 'impassable' and Orange wind alert issued for Mayo
The promenade in Strandhill, Co Sligo is also closed due to waves and stones being hurled across the wall.
# League of Ireland
Jack Byrne on target again as Shamrock Rovers leave Sligo with a win
The Hoops keep the 100% start to the season in tact with Aaron McEneff and Aaron Greene also on the scoresheet.
# Windy
Coast Guard helicopter in Sligo rescues two surfers during Storm Jorge
The Coast Guard said it strongly advised people to avoid coastal activities during stormy weather.
# Wrap
Burke's Wicklow win in London, Sligo edge Galvin's Wexford, Tyrone and Donegal set up Ulster U20 final
Defending champions Tyrone beat Antrim and Donegal’s young guns saw off Down in the Ulster U20 football championship semi-finals.
# Saints March On
Hale and Forrester goals help 10-man Saints past Sligo
The vistors saw Oliver Younger dismissed for picking up two yellow cards.
# weathering storm dennis
Three-goal Cavan seal big win over Laois, as Offaly and Wicklow also triumph in difficult conditions
There were three rescheduled National Football League fixtures down for decision this afternoon.
# Sligo
Man (40s) charged after gardaí seize cannabis worth €289k in three counties
He appeared before Sligo District Court yesterday evening.
# Drugs
Five men arrested after gardaí seize cannabis worth €289k in searches across three counties
The searches were carried out in Sligo, Roscommon and Mayo.
# N4
Man (40s) dies after crash involving car and truck in Sligo
The crash occurred this afternoon on the N4.
# Irish Abroad
Ex-Connacht prop named on Highlanders bench after joining on short-term deal
23-year-old Conán O’Donnell has linked up with the Kiwi franchise as injury cover.
# Ballymote
Man (30s) charged after gardaí seize €100,000 worth of cannabis in Sligo
The man is due to appear in court tomorrow morning.
# on a break
'You put your whole life on hold' - Huge blow for Sligo as captain opts out for 2020
Niall Murphy is taking a year out for various reasons.
# Courts
Woman who staged suicide of musician to impede prosecution sentenced to four years
Janice Brady’s brother Keith Brady was found guilty of murder last week.
# RIP
Man in his 60s dies in Sligo crash
The sole occupant of the jeep, a man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene.
# Rovers return
Clash of the Rovers ends level as Sligo hold league runners-up at home
The Bit O’Red moved five points ahead of Waterford as they look to cement sixth place.
# The Late Late Show
Duffy's 89th-minute winner sends treble-chasing Dundalk through to fifth cup final in five years
The Lilywhites now face Shamrock Rovers at the Aviva Stadium on 3 November.
AS IT HAPPENED
Dundalk v Sligo, FAI Cup semi-final
The Lilywhites now face Shamrock Rovers in the Aviva Stadium decider.
# subset
'It's about freedom of expression': Inside the battle between planners and Irish street artists
Many have expressed frustration at the use of planning laws to remove street murals in recent weeks.
# Horse Racing
Drama aplenty as race starts four minutes early in Sligo, but result stands
Noel Meade and Sean Flanagan’s Caer won the premature start.
# Premier County
Condon's 2-2 helps Tipperary seal Intermediate final spot with 10 point defeat of Sligo
The Munster champions were full value for their victory on Saturday as they now prepare to face Meath.