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Sligo Rovers set to part company with manager Gerard Lyttle
Mon. 15/10/18

Sligo Rovers manager
Gerard Lyttle.
Photo: Sportsfile

SLIGO Rovers are preparing to part company with their manager Gerard Lyttle.

It's understood that the Belfast man has been told that his
contract will not be renewed at the end of the season

Full Report:

Irish Independent


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Rescue 118 unable to land at Sligo University Hospital due to helipad issues
Mon. 15/10/18


The Sligo Coast Guard Helicopter, Rescue 118 has been unable to land at Sligo University Hospital as the helipad requires remedial works

Full Report:

Donegal Democrat


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'Feach amach!' for Fionn MacCumhaill on Sligo tour
Mon. 15/10/18

Easkey Castle features on the An Turas Mór bus tour in Sligo

A newly-launched heritage project is set to bring the landscape and traditions of West Sligo to life this coming Halloween weekend.

The brainchild of civil servant, avid musician and Irish language promoter Teresa McGuinness,
'Gaeilge Galore ar an Turas Mór' brings Irish language and heritage on tour for locals and visitors alike

Full Report:

Irish Independent


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Storm Callum poses 'threat to life and property' with 130kmh gusts - forecasters warn
Thur. 11/10/18


Winds of up to 130kmh are set to batter the country as Storm Callum becomes the latest to reach Ireland - and could pose a "risk to life and property", according to forecasters.

Coastal counties are being advised to batten down the hatches with Met Éireann issuing a Status Orange warning for 13 counties
(Including County Sligo) ahead of its arrival tonight

Full Report:

Irish Independent


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Overstock to add 100 research and development jobs in Sligo
Thur. 11/10/18

Minister Heather Humphreys

Welcoming the news, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, said that it has been a "tremendous year" for Sligo in terms of enterprise development

Full Report:

Irish Times


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President Michael D Higgins to attend Sligo Rovers' 90th birthday celebrations on Saturday
Thur. 4/10/18

President Michael D. Higgins

Sligo Rovers have confirmed that President Michael D Higgins will be among the guests at The Showgrounds this Saturday as the club celebrate its 90th anniversary

Full Report:

Leitrim Observer


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'They’re coming back' - Westlife confirm their reunion
Thur. 4/10/18


Six years after they called it quits – Westlife have reunited, it has been confirmed.
The group made the announcement online, following recent speculation that they were getting back together

Full Report:

Irish Independent


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Grandmother, 67, reveals how she became a DOMINATRIX following her divorce
Thur. 4/10/18

Sherry Lever, Dominatrix.

Sherry Lever, 67, from Swindon, explained how she has transformed her conservatory into a 'fetish playroom' and charges men £120 an hour to be her slave

Full Report:

Daily Mail


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Irish Rail issue urgent reminder to commuters to check timetables as changes come into force
Thur. 4/10/18

Pic. Paddy Cummins - The Sun Dublin

Iarnrod Eireann announced earlier this month that the Sligo and Maynooth routes would be altered as a result of customer feedback

Full Report:

Irish Sun


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Former Mayor of Sligo says County Councils can never replace urban authorties
Thur. 4/10/18

Sligo Town Hall

Former Mayor of Sligo Veronica Cawley says that it’s unrealistic to expect County Councils to have the same impact that Town Councils had in the past.

The former Labour Party Councillor also feels that the required
savings expected from the removal of Town councils has not materialised

Full Report:

Ocean FM


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The parents of a Sligo girl, who died in hospital after taking ill in a restaurant, are suing the HSE
Wed. 26/9/18

Lisa Niland

19-year-old Lisa Niland, a native of Curry in the western county and a student at the University of Limerick, took ill while eating in a fast food restaurant in Carraroe, Sligo, in January 2017

Full Report:

Irish Journal


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Pitches and jerseys - How Sligo clubs plan to use McManus donation
Wed. 26/9/18

JP McManus

"Truly amazing" is how Sligo County Board chairman Joe Taaffe describes the €100,000 donation that JP McManus has made to every GAA county board in the country

Full Report:

RTE Sport


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Westlife reported to be reuniting
Mon. 24/9/18


After a six year hiatus, boy band Westlife is reuniting but without one of the original quintet. The quartet of Shane, Mark, Kian — all from Sligo — and Nicky have signed a new deal with Universal, according to the Irish Sun
(Nothing official from the Westlife lads, yet!)

Full Report:

Ocean FM


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WWI Sligo memorial garden plans
Mon. 24/9/18


Drawings have been unveiled for the planned World War One Garden Of Remembrance at Cleveragh in Sligo.

Over 600 people from County Sligo lost their lives in the Great War with some 5,000 men from here volunteering to fight with the British army

Full Report:

Sligo Champion


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Sligo Post Office protest at the Dail
Mon. 24/9/18


Protesters made the journey to the capital in the wake of a motion put forward by Sinn Fein to give greater support to post offices in rural communities

Full Report:

Sligo Weekender


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'They must have used sledgehammers' - local priest calls for security review after thieves rob church
Mon. 24/9/18

Parish Priest of St Anne’s Fr Pat Lombard with parish dog Penny outside one of the damaged doors at St Anne’s

Three local priests are reviewing their personal security after thieves broke into a church in Co Sligo.

The thieves damaged three external doors at
St Anne's Parish Church, Sligo Town, shortly before 11pm on Friday, September 15th.

Full Report:

Irish Independent


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Taylor set to be installed as new Sligo manager
Mon. 24/9/18

Paul Taylor

Former Sligo footballer Paul Taylor is set to be installed as the new Yeats County boss

Full Report:

RTE Sport


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People in Sligo like their tea the strongest out of every county in Ireland
Mon. 24/9/18


According to a new survey by Lyon's Tea, Sligo people like their tea stronger than any other county in Ireland

Full Report:

Joe.ie LifeStyle


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Donohoe to slash taxes to lure British workers to Ireland
Mon. 24/9/18

Minister Paschal Donohoe

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe plans to slash income taxes for middle-income earners as part of an attempt to lure UK workers to Ireland after Brexit

Full Report:

Irish Independent


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