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This is the county with the most empty shops and offices in Ireland
# Building And Property
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# Building And Property

This is the county with the most empty shops and offices in Ireland

Aug 27th 2017, 7:30 PM 70,491 Views 39 Comments

More than one in 10 commercial sites in Ireland are vacant.

'Almost a full bottle of gin per batch': A Sligo ice cream shop's 'gin and tonic sorbet' is all over Facebook
# Small Scoop Please
# Small Scoop Please

'Almost a full bottle of gin per batch': A Sligo ice cream shop's 'gin and tonic sorbet' is all over Facebook

Aug 25th 2017, 10:53 AM 8,029 Views 3 Comments

Yes.

Two status yellow rainfall warnings in place for five counties
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Two status yellow rainfall warnings in place for five counties

Aug 24th 2017, 6:06 PM 63,138 Views 26 Comments

It comes after torrential rain caused significant flooding and damage to hundreds of homes across the country this week.

A Sligo restaurant had the best response after a TripAdvisor review questioned their honesty
# Fire Emoji
# Fire Emoji

A Sligo restaurant had the best response after a TripAdvisor review questioned their honesty

Aug 8th 2017, 9:24 AM 44,453 Views 17 Comments

Sit down.

Local garda swims out and rescues man who'd jumped from a bridge in Sligo
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# Heroism

Local garda swims out and rescues man who'd jumped from a bridge in Sligo

Aug 7th 2017, 7:21 PM 45,002 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened in the town yesterday afternoon.

Derry rally from behind in thriller to edge out Sligo minors in All-Ireland quarter-final
# Comeback Kids
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# Comeback Kids

Derry rally from behind in thriller to edge out Sligo minors in All-Ireland quarter-final

Aug 5th 2017, 4:18 PM 4,644 Views 1 Comment

The Ulster side were five points down at one stage in the first half.

Train services delayed after bin truck damages crossing barrier
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# Coolmine

Train services delayed after bin truck damages crossing barrier

Jul 24th 2017, 10:06 AM 29,716 Views 48 Comments

Irish Rail said the truck failed to stop at the barriers.

10-man Sligo earn valuable point as battle against relegation continues
# Down But Not Out
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# Down But Not Out

10-man Sligo earn valuable point as battle against relegation continues

Jul 22nd 2017, 9:26 PM 4,215 Views 5 Comments

Limerick were held by Ger Lyttle’s men at Markets Field.

'I have not only lost a daughter but a best friend': Family of woman killed by boyfriend speak out
# Victim Impact
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# Victim Impact

'I have not only lost a daughter but a best friend': Family of woman killed by boyfriend speak out

Jul 17th 2017, 2:05 PM 15,183 Views 0 Comments

Oisin Conroy was found not guilty of the murder of Natalie McGuinness by reason of insanity.

This empty old house is being turned into a unique venue for a Sligo festival
# The Walls Have Ears
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# The Walls Have Ears

This empty old house is being turned into a unique venue for a Sligo festival

Jul 9th 2017, 4:00 PM 26,784 Views 7 Comments

A building called Breda Murphy’s House is being turned into a temporary gig venue.

Murder accused who killed girlfriend 'believed he was in the Matrix', court hears
# Sligo
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# Sligo

Murder accused who killed girlfriend 'believed he was in the Matrix', court hears

Jul 6th 2017, 7:39 PM 15,289 Views 0 Comments

Oisin Conroy has pleaded not guilty to murdering Natalie McGuinness by reason of insansity.

Meath breathe a sigh of relief as they scrape past Sligo for first qualifier win in six years
# The Late Late Show
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# The Late Late Show

Meath breathe a sigh of relief as they scrape past Sligo for first qualifier win in six years

Jul 1st 2017, 8:38 PM 8,538 Views 2 Comments

Mickey Newman hit two decisive scores in the closing minutes on his return from injury.

Man dies after kayaking incident off the coast of Sligo
# Aughris Head
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# Aughris Head

Man dies after kayaking incident off the coast of Sligo

Jun 20th 2017, 7:58 PM 18,673 Views 4 Comments

The man has been named locally as Paddy McCarrick.

Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win
# That's A Wrap
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# That's A Wrap

Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win

Jun 17th 2017, 6:47 PM 11,653 Views 4 Comments

Wicklow scored two late goals to give Laois a fright.

Gardaí in Sligo had to direct traffic around two swans and their babies in Sligo yesterday
# Swanning Around
# Swanning Around

Gardaí in Sligo had to direct traffic around two swans and their babies in Sligo yesterday

May 26th 2017, 7:36 AM 4,471 Views 0 Comments

Protect the babbies!

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's man-of-the-match selections?
# MOTM
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# MOTM

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's man-of-the-match selections?

May 22nd 2017, 11:19 AM 8,675 Views 16 Comments

Conor Lehane and Patrick Durcan scooped yesterday’s awards.

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Hat-trick hero McGrath gets Dundalk back to winning ways

May 12th 2017, 9:47 PM 3,911 Views 14 Comments

The reigning champions picked up a 4-0 victory over Sligo Rovers at Oriel Park.

Man in his 70s treated in hospital after he was carjacked in Sligo last night
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# Wine Street

Man in his 70s treated in hospital after he was carjacked in Sligo last night

May 9th 2017, 5:11 PM 11,702 Views 0 Comments

A man and woman have been charged following the incident.

Ireland looks absolutely stunning in this new video
# Wild Atlantic Way
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# Wild Atlantic Way

Ireland looks absolutely stunning in this new video

May 9th 2017, 3:27 PM 34,236 Views 21 Comments

Fáilte Ireland wants more Irish people to explore the west coast.

Firefighters continuing to battle massive Sligo mountain fire
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# Ox Mountains

Firefighters continuing to battle massive Sligo mountain fire

May 7th 2017, 1:59 PM 13,701 Views 5 Comments

Sligo Fire Brigade, Coillte and the Air Corps have been involved in the operation over the last number of days.

'I'll always be true to my county but this will be different, I'll wear the New York jersey with pride'
# Behind Enemy Lines
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# Behind Enemy Lines

'I'll always be true to my county but this will be different, I'll wear the New York jersey with pride'

May 7th 2017, 10:00 AM 19,983 Views 7 Comments

Vinny Cadden is hoping to inflict an embarrassing defeat on his former side tonight.

It took 32 hours to quell a gorse fire which spread over 4,000 acres of 'outstanding natural beauty'
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# Sligo

It took 32 hours to quell a gorse fire which spread over 4,000 acres of 'outstanding natural beauty'

May 5th 2017, 7:57 AM 14,763 Views 27 Comments

Over 60 gorse fires have occurred since March of this year.

'I'd love to represent Down again but I've come out here and New York is my new county'
# No Regrets
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# No Regrets

'I'd love to represent Down again but I've come out here and New York is my new county'

May 4th 2017, 6:45 AM 11,530 Views 14 Comments

Gerard McCartan is hoping to lead his side to a historic victory against Sligo on Sunday.

'I think it's unfair London get in and we can't': New York boss calls for qualifier route
# Second Chance
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# Second Chance

'I think it's unfair London get in and we can't': New York boss calls for qualifier route

May 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 9,606 Views 8 Comments

Justin O’Halloran’s charges are hoping to claim a maiden championship victory at Gaelic Park against Sligo on Sunday.

A winter playing basketball in Sligo and back from injury for another summer of hope with Mayo
# Aidan O'Shea
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# Aidan O'Shea

A winter playing basketball in Sligo and back from injury for another summer of hope with Mayo

May 2nd 2017, 5:25 PM 7,316 Views 9 Comments

The 26-year-old turned to another sport in the wake of their All-Ireland final loss.

A four-year-old boy in Sligo claiming he's moving house because he doesn't want to go to bed is just the best
# Little Alfie
# Little Alfie

A four-year-old boy in Sligo claiming he's moving house because he doesn't want to go to bed is just the best

Apr 30th 2017, 9:54 AM 9,184 Views 0 Comments

He has the plan well thought through.

Father and son who died in Sligo house fire to be buried together
# Tragedy
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# Tragedy

Father and son who died in Sligo house fire to be buried together

Apr 25th 2017, 7:53 AM 11,877 Views 0 Comments

Tributes have been paid to both men online.

Two men die in overnight house fire in Sligo
# Tragedy
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# Tragedy

Two men die in overnight house fire in Sligo

Apr 22nd 2017, 8:11 AM 18,612 Views 2 Comments

Emergency services were called to the scene at 5am this morning.

Man who fatally stabbed a man 30 years ago apologises to family on Liveline
# Remorseful
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# Remorseful

Man who fatally stabbed a man 30 years ago apologises to family on Liveline

Apr 19th 2017, 8:49 PM 30,323 Views 55 Comments

“If I could turn back time to have John Fox back with his family again, I would make it happen in a heartbeat.”

'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world
# Winter Tides
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# Winter Tides

'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world

Apr 17th 2017, 10:00 AM 17,911 Views 6 Comments

We spoke to Ollie O’Flaherty and Gearoid McDaid, who both appear in ‘Winter Tides’.

Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today
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# Coast Guard

Hopes that dives to wreckage of Rescue 116 can begin today

Mar 24th 2017, 8:20 AM 10,795 Views 3 Comments

Favourable weather conditions are expected this morning which will allow divers to reach the wreckage of the helicopter beneath the water.

Coast Guard and RNLI rescue eight people from overturned boat off Sligo
# Rescue 118
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# Rescue 118

Coast Guard and RNLI rescue eight people from overturned boat off Sligo

Mar 19th 2017, 5:20 PM 38,841 Views 35 Comments

Two people have been hospitalised following the incident.

Kenneth McGowan has been missing from Sligo for three weeks
# Appeal
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# Appeal

Kenneth McGowan has been missing from Sligo for three weeks

Mar 5th 2017, 3:19 PM 17,208 Views 1 Comment

He is known to frequent Sligo, Dublin and Kildare.

'What do you do when your business fails? You pick up the pieces'
# Food And Drink
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# Food And Drink

'What do you do when your business fails? You pick up the pieces'

Feb 16th 2017, 1:47 PM 3,263 Views 1 Comment

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile Sligo food firm Good4U.

What tourism officials are doing to lure visitors to Ireland's overlooked north-west
# This Way Please
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# This Way Please

What tourism officials are doing to lure visitors to Ireland's overlooked north-west

Feb 9th 2017, 6:37 PM 455 Views 0 Comments

The bulk of Wild Atlantic Way travellers opt to head south – and bypass Sligo and Donegal.

Armagh let six-point lead slip at Sligo while Westmeath slump to draw with Carlow
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Armagh let six-point lead slip at Sligo while Westmeath slump to draw with Carlow

Feb 5th 2017, 6:29 PM 6,907 Views 7 Comments

Elsewhere there were wins for Longford, Waterford, Wexford and Leitrim as the league returned today.

'Sligo needs a motorway to give it a fighting chance'
# Rural Recovery
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# Rural Recovery

'Sligo needs a motorway to give it a fighting chance'

Jan 29th 2017, 9:15 AM 22,116 Views 73 Comments

Businesses say the north-west has been overlooked when it comes to job-creating infrastructure.

Funeral of young woman who died after 'falling ill in restaurant' taking place today
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# Sligo

Funeral of young woman who died after 'falling ill in restaurant' taking place today

Jan 25th 2017, 10:02 AM 49,976 Views 14 Comments

Lisa Niland’s family have said they are heartbroken.

'Rural pubs were hesitant to chase the hen and stag market. Now we need it'
# Unlikely Entrepreneur
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# Unlikely Entrepreneur

'Rural pubs were hesitant to chase the hen and stag market. Now we need it'

Jan 19th 2017, 5:24 PM 95 Views 0 Comments

This bar and restaurant owner wanted a new business to kickstart stagnant trade in Sligo.

Clamp down on speeding and drink driving with one motorist caught at 168 kph
# Out In Force
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# Out In Force

Clamp down on speeding and drink driving with one motorist caught at 168 kph

Dec 28th 2016, 10:13 AM 24,950 Views 52 Comments

Gardaí have also arrested a number of drink drivers.