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Gorse fires continue to affect the region this morning. Fire Services from Sligo, Tubbercurry and Ballina are attending a fire in Easkey this morning where a ‘controlled burn’ is underway to stop the spread of the fire. A fire in the Geevagh/Ballyfarnon area was attended by Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon and Longford…

Tourlestrane have booked their place in the semi-finals of the Connacht Minor B Club Championship. The South Sligo men defeated Mayo’s Ballyhaunis Gaels by 2-9 to 0-13 in Friday evening’s quarter-final tie at the Connacht GAA Centre in Bekan. There was disappointment for Sligo’s Minor A champions Enniscrone/Kilglass/Easkey however. The…

Minor History was made on Sunday afternoon after the Enniscrone/Kilglass-Easkey minor team captured the Minor A Championship title courtesy of a 1-15 to 0-10 win over Owenmore Gaels at Markievicz Park. It is 36 years since the title came back to west Sligo and our lads put in a superb…

The Department of Education and Science has given the go-ahead for new accommodation to be provided at a West Sligo secondary school. The work will see the upgarading of science laboratory facilities at Colaiste Iascaigh, in Easkey. Fine Gael Councillor Dara Mulvey is on the school’s board of management. He…