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An anti-racist gathering is taking place in Rooskey, along the Leitrim/Roscommon border, this afternoon. Organised by members of the Leitrim and Roscommon United Against Racism group, it’s being held at the Shannon Key West Hotel which is the site of a recent suspected arson attack from 12.30pm until 2pm. The…

Emergency services were called to the scene of a fire at the Shannon West Hotel on the Leitrim side of Roosky yesterday evening. The building was earmarked to accommodate upto 80 asylum seekers. It happened at around 8pm where the Fire Service were immediately called. The hotel suffered extensive smoke…

Emergency services attended the scene of a fire in Sligo last night. The incident occurred on the Mall Road at Sullivans Pub at approximately 7pm. Sligo Fire Service swiftly attended the scene and the fire was taken under control. The Mall was temporarily closed to traffic following the incident but…

UPDATE, 4:45pm: O’Connell Street in Sligo town is open again after having been closed earlier this afternoon while firemen dealt with a blaze. There was nobody injured and no serious damage caused in the fire that was confined to an office on  the first floor over the Indulge Grill and Wine Bar.…

The Chief Fire Officer in Sligo says a significant amount of damage was caused following a major fire in Sligo town on Friday. The fire in McGarrigle’s pub in Sligo town was reported just before lunchtime. Chief Fire Officer Gerry O’Malley says it was a significant blaze but thankfully no…