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Motorists travelling from the north west along the N17 through Charlestown in County Mayo may experience delays in the coming weeks. It’s because of works by Irish Water. The works are part of a €19m investment in the Killala, Foxford and Charlestown sewerage scheme. A new sewer will be installed…

An eldely man who died earlier this week after being struck by a car near Charlestown, Co Mayo at the weekend was from Co Sligo. 81-year-old Louie O’Hara, a retired small farmer from Tourlestrane, died in the intensive care unit of Mayo University Hospital on Monday evening. He had sustained…

Gardai in Ballymote are appealing for witnesses after two suspicious fires in Monasteraden and Charlestown last night. Gardai are investigating the possibility that a mobile home was deliberately set on fire in Clogher, Monasteraden in south Sligo at about 10pm. The scenes of crime attended the scene this morning. Meanwhile…

The Connacht Leo Kenny Cup competition gets underway with a number of Sligo and Leitrim teams involved. St Mary’s of Sligo host Boyle in Kent Park, while Shamrock Gaels travel to Castlerea. Leitrim’s Allen Gaels are away to Charlestown, while Ballinaglera will face Eire Og in Roscommon.   Tue 11…

Gardai in Swinford are appealing for the public’s help following a fire in a shed at Doocastle, near the Sligo/Mayo border, over the weekend which destroyed machinery. The incident occurred at Derrikinlough, Doocastle, between 10:30pm and 11:15pom on Saturday night. A number of lorries, a digger and a trailer were…