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Farmers among those who should take care in the sun

People working outdoors are urged to take extra precautions in the sun. It comes as Skin cancer is a growing problem in Ireland. New figures from the National Cancer Registry shows Ireland topped a thousand...

Sligo featured in Vogue Magazine as one of the best places to holiday

Sligo has recently been recommended by Vogue Magazine as one of the best places to holiday. The article from earlier this month has been picked up by the Times in the UK today providing a...

Sligo councillor ‘at a loss’ over the council not introducing the Long Term Property...

A Sligo councillor says he is 'at a loss' to understand why Sligo County Council has not introduced the Long Term Vacant Property Incentive Scheme. The scheme was established by the Government in an effort...

Sligo to Russia in a Yaris

Sligo native Tommy Torrades and Galway Native Aoibheann Brown will take part in the Mongol Rally in just 3 weeks time. Their team is called Team Flop Gear. It’s a journey of 14,000km and they...

21 people waiting for a bed in Letterkenny University Hospital

There are 21 people waiting in letterkenny University Hospital, up from 8 yesterday, while no one is waiting in Sligo University Hospital. 18 people are waiting for a bed in University Hospital Galway while nationally...

Scene of N4 accident has been cleared

The scene of an accident on the N4 inner relief road in Sligo town has been cleared. Emergency services were called to the scene following a minor collision between two cars at the turn off...

Leitrim County Council to put in new markings and signage at Manorhamilton traffic lights

Leitrim County Council is putting up extra signage and line markings to help road-users in Manorhamilton activate the new traffic lights properly. There have been complaints that when you are coming onto the junction from...

Motorists advised, Cartron View closed this morning due to accident overnight

The road at Cartron View remains closed this morning after a collision between a car and an electricity pole. An electricity pole was damaged last night when there was an accident involving a car in...

3pm throw-in for Leitrim’s trip to Carlow

Leitrim will journey to Carlow for their All-Ireland Qualifier on Saturday week. The game against the Leinster county, who knocked out London last weekend, will throw-in at three o’clock at Dr Cullen Park. Meanwhile, there is...

Success for Sligo pair in Kilbeggan

Strandhill trainer Mark McNiff and jockey Derek Fox were celebrating again on Monday evening at Kilbeggan as Cairnshill won the Greville Arms Hotel Mullingar Handicap Hurdle. McNiff says the wet ground suited helped…

An emergency fund for tillage farmers is to be introduced

An announcement is expected in the coming days in relation to serious losses sustained by tillage farmers in last year's harvest. The scheme was approved by the Department of Agriculture and is now in the...

Local colleges expected to progress with attaining university status soon

The President of Letterkenny Institute of Technology says he expects the process for the ITs in this region to achieve university status to progress soon. Letterkenny IT, Sligo IT and Galway/Mayo IT have applied to...

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