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Obituaries, Monday, October 21st 2019, 5pm     Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:     Deirde Gowen, Ballaghaderreen   Joe Shannon, Carrick-on-Shannon, and Sligo   Mamie Kennedy, Carrick     Deirde Gowen, née O’Kelly, St. Teresa’s Terrace, Pound Street, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully, in her 91st…

Five Leitrim hurlers and four Sligo hurlers have been nominated for the 2019 Champions 15 team for their outstanding performances during the Nicky Rackard and Lory Meagher Cup competitions this year. 45 nominees have been announced by the GAA and GPA. In all, 20 counties feature on the list. The…

Tourlestrane’s completing their four-in-a-row bid last Sunday bridged the 56 year gap in Sligo GAA history since a club side last completed the feat. Ballisodare won the fourth of their successive four titles in 1963 – beating Craobh Rua by 8 points in a replay. Bill Weir is one of…

It’s Construction Safety Week. And events are taking place in Sligo from this evening until Friday next, all in the Sligo Park Hotel. Tomorrow, the focus will be on safety and electricity, Wednesday will deal with working at heights, Thursday will concentrate on vehicle risk and safety in lifting operations,…

Tributes are being paid today to the late former Fianna Fail Sligo councillor Joe Shannon who passed away at the weekend. Originally from Cloonloo, Gurteen, in South Sligo, Joe Shannon, who was in his 50s, moved to Jamestown, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim, where he became heavily involved the local…