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Liam Gaughan scored two last-gasp goals as Tourlestrane dramatically came from behind to beat Easkey/Enniscrone/Kilglass by a point after extra-time in Saturday’s U21 semi-final. Tourlestrane will face neighbours Tubbercurry/Cloonacool in the final. The U16 county finals took place yesterday, with St Molaise Gaels beating Eastern Harps in the A final,…

Easkey GAA Club are hosting a ‘Lip Sync Live’ fundraiser at the Diamond Coast Hotel in Enniscrone on Saturday evening. 15 acts will battle it out to be crowned Lip Sync Champions. More details are available here: http://www.easkeygaa.ie/lip-sync.html

Keelan Kilrehill from Colaise Iascaigh finished second in the 3000 metres at the annual Schools International Athletics Board track and field match, involving England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, in Santry on Saturday. Kilrehill ran 8 minutes 47.25 seconds for the distance. Abbey Vocational School’s Mia McCalmont finished seventh in Girls…

A murder trial jury has heard that a 34-year-old man has admitted strangling a young Easkey woman at his home in Sligo over a year ago. Oisin Conroy with an address at St Joseph’s Terrace, Boyle, Co Roscommon is charged with murdering Natalie McGuinness (23) at The Mews, Mail Coach…

The Expert Electrical Sligo U16 Hurling League finals are down for decision this evening. The cup final will see Easkey/St Farnan’s take on Naomh Eoin in Markievicz Park, while the Shield final will pit Benbulben Gaels against Tubbercurry/Cloonacool at the Sligo GAA Centre in Scarden. Throw-in for both games is…

Sligo County Council says sporadic gorse and vegetation fires are persisting in Easkey, Geevagh and Slish Wood areas of County Sligo. Because of this, the council is emphasising that ‘controlled burning’ during the continuing dry spell is strictly prohibited. Meanwhile, a heather fire is currently burning on Cuilcagh Mountain in…

The forest fire in Easkey that has been burning since yesterday morning has successfully been contained by Sligo Fire Service after working through the night.  A unit from Tubbercurry remains at the scene. Gaining access to the area proved to be the most difficult challenge as a large area does…