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Planning granted for new development in Strandhill

Sligo County Council has granted planning permission for 11 houses and six apartments in Strandhill. It replaces a previous planning permission. The permission now granted, for a site at Carrowbunnaun, is for two blocks each with...

Leitrim start-up develops app that helps CAO applicants

And in keeping with the big news of the day, the Leaving Cert results, a Leitrim start-up has developed an app that helps CAO applicants connect with third-level institutions while they are deciding which...

Donegal tourism to feature in National Geographic UK

Donegal tourism will receive a massive boost next month when it features heavily in the September issue of National Geographic UK. The magazine will have a 20-page pull-out section showcasing all that the county has...

LISTEN BACK: Sligo sprinter Christopher O’Donnell

North Sligo AC sprinter Christopher O'Donnell spoke to Darragh Cox on The Final Whistle about breaking the Irish junior 200m record at the European U20 Championships in Italy during the summer. https://soundcloud.com/oceanfm/christopher-odonnell-fw

Indian community in Sligo celebrates 70th anniversary of Independence

Indian people in Sligo have been celebrating the 70th anniversary of their country's independence. The celebrations took place yesterday, which was India Independence Day,. It marks the occasion in 1947 when the UK Parliament passed the...

Paddy McCarrick Fundraiser Match

A football match in memory of the late Paddy McCarrick will take place this Saturday in the Showgrounds, Sligo. It's to raise funds for the RNLI and other local charities. 2 of the organisers...

Sligo’s Rachel Fox part of the Irish team for AFL International Cup in Melbourne

There will be a Sligo interest in this weekend’s AFL International Cup final in Melbourne. Sligo native Rachel Fox will be part of the Alfa Irish Banshees team, who will face Canada in the final...

More Leaving Cert students taking higher level papers

The almost 3400 Leaving Cert students in the North West who are getting their Leaving Cert results this morning are being urged not to compare points required for courses this year to last year. For...

Man wearing balaclava enters Sligo town pub

Gardai are investigating an incident in Sligo last night in which a man wearing a balaclava entered a pub in the town. The incident occurred about 10:45pm when the man came into the premises, looked...

Tourlestrane win Leo Kenny Cup

Tourlestrane won the Connacht Leo Kenny Memorial Cup last night. The Sligo county champions beat Galway’s Killanin by 0-16 to 1-11 in the final at the Connacht GAA Centre. Gavin Cawley reports... Joint-boss Eamon O’Hara was delighted...

Rovers held by Bray

Sligo Rovers were held to yet another draw at the Showgrounds last night. The Bit O’ Red drew nil-all with Bray Wanderers and remain second-from-bottom in the table. Boss Gerard Lyttle was disappointed… Rovers now have seven...

Sligo’s Paula Gilvarry on Cooking Blindfolded

Paula Gilvarry is a Doctor and Chef. She is currently presenting 'Stir It Up', a new cooking series on Ocean FM which airs every Sunday Morning at 9am. She spoke to Francie Boylan about the...

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