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Sligo’s Mona McSharry has won her first heat at the opening day of the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis today. The double-European champion from Grange was in heat seven of the 50 metres breaststroke, and touched home first in a time of 31.41 seconds. McSharry is top seed…

Motorist on the N15 in Grange in North Sligo are urged to drive with care. It’s because of a fuel spill, which the Fire Service is dealing with on the Sligo/Donegal road.

Christopher O’Donnell ran a new national junior record at the European U20 Athletics Championship in Italy at the weekend. The North Sligo Athletic Club member from Grange ran 46.54 seconds in the 400 metres final to finish sixth overall, having come through two heats. There were also a number of…

The winner of The Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Month award for June 2017 is Mona McSharry. The swimmer, whose club is Marlins, Ballyshannon, returned from the 2017 European Junior Swimming Championships in Israel with two gold medals and one silver medal. The 16 year old Sligo native,…

Following a gold medal win in the 50m Breaststroke last night Mona McSharry continued her impressive form at the European Junior Swimming Championships in Israel today to make a second Breaststroke Final. McSharry, swimming in the 200m Breaststroke, eased through preliminaries winning her heat in 2:29.63 and secured her place…

After claiming gold yesterday in the 50-metre breaststroke, Sligo’s Mona McSharry is back in the pool at the European Junior Championships in Israel today. The 16-year-old Marlins Swimming Club member goes in the heats of the 200-metre breaststroke, along with Niamh Coyne.

Sligo’s Mona McSharry is safely through to semi-finals of the 50 metres breaststroke event at the European Junior Swimming Championships in Netanya, Israel, today. The Marlins Swimming Club member swam the opening heat of the competition in 31.14 seconds, knocking two tenths of a second off her Irish Junior Record…