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Ballisodare and Collooney have been included in a new survey to assess flooding on the Owenmore river. The pilot survey was given the go ahead by the OPW Minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran on a visit to this region in August. It’s to assess the best means to counteract flooding. However,…

A homecoming event for European champion Ruth Conlon-Oates will take place at the Collooney Kickboxing Club this evening. The 15-year-old competed in the European Kickboxing Championships in Macedonia last week, and beat opponents from Poland, Greece and Great Britain on her way to claiming gold. The homecoming will be held…

Sligo’s Ruth Conlon-Oates has claimed a gold medal at the WAKO European Kickboxing Championships for Juniors and Cadets. The Collooney Kickboxing Club member defeated Great Britain’s Asia Georghiou in the final of the -60kg light contact in Skopje, Macedonia today. She follows in the footsteps of fellow club members Aine…

An online petition calling for the provision of a 125 kilometre greenway from Athenry to Collooney has collected over two thousand signatures. The petition was launched in March of this year by Western Rail Trail Campaign, who are campaigning for the stretch of disused railway between both towns to be…

The most important way businesses in the North West can be prepared for Brexit is to be ready to adapt. That’s according to Brian Keegan, Director of Public Policy and Taxation with Chartered Accountants Ireland who spoke at a special talk on Brexit in Markree Castle in Collooney last night.…

There are a number of Sligo connections in the Grand national which is taking place today in Aintree, Liverpool. Todays race features Sligo native Jockey, Derrick Fox, riding “One For Arthur”. The first Irish winner of the Grand National was in the 1847 race, the winner was “Matthew” who was…