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Between 15% and 17% of commercial buildings in the north west are vacant. County Sligo still has the highest commercial vacancy rate in the country while both Donegal’s and Leitrim’s vacancy rates are rising. These figures, released today, come from GeoDirectory, which was jointly established by An Post and Ordnance…

The Connacht Women’s Rugby Squad for the 2018 Interprovincial Series has been confirmed by the management team. A squad of 33 has been announced ahead of the series which begins on Saturday 1st September when the squad travel to Irish Independent Park in Cork to face Munster (k/o 2.30pm). Connacht Women then play…

Sligo Rugby Club have been nominated for three categories for this season’s Connacht Rugby Awards. The club has been shortlisted for the Club of the Year award after winning Division 2C of the All-Ireland League and the Connacht Senior Cup, as well as seeing their development team reach the Connacht…

Connacht have announced that Sligo’s Cillian Gallagher and Conan O’Donnell have both signed senior professional contracts with the province and the IRFU for next season, after graduating through the academy to feature for the senior side this season. The former Irish U20 internationals’ development closely reflects the impressive growth of…

Summerhill College have claimed a Connacht title this afternoon. The Sligo school have beaten St Jarlath’s of Tuam in the Juvenile A League final by 0-14 to 2-2 at the Connacht GAA Centre in Bekan. It comes just 24 hours after St Attracta’s Tubbercurry won the Senior A League title.

Leitrim hosts the annual Connacht convention this evening. Leitrim’s Gerry McGovern will be elected as president of the Connacht Council, having served three years as vice-president. Sligo’s John Murphy will take over as vice-president. The event gets underway at 6.30pm at the Bush Hotel in Carrick-on-Shannon.

IT Sligo’s Sigerson Cup campaign gets underway on Wednesday. Padraig McGourty’s side take on NUI Galway in Dangan from 2.30pm. Meanwhile, St Attracta’s contest the Connacht Senior A League final for the third year in a row. The reigning champions face Westport’s Rice College at 12 noon in the Connacht…