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The death has taken place of county Sligo traditional musician, Seamus Tansey, one of the most outstanding flute players of his generation.   A well renowned flute player from Gurteen, Co Sligo, known all over Ireland and beyond.   He began on the tin whistle, got his first flute in…

Gardai in Boyle are investigating a Road Traffic Collision which took place at Tinacarra, on the R294 the Boyle to Gurteen road.   The Collision is reported to have taken place just after 9 p.m. last night approximately 2km from Boyle town. The road has been closed to traffic and…

Almost half a million euro in grants has been awarded for a number of heritage sites across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. The funding comes from the Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan’s department the 2022 Community Monuments Fund. €44,129 will be used for essential repairs at…

The R293 in Co. Sligo has fully reopened this morning following a road traffic collision yesterday. The incident occurred late Saturday evening on the Ballymote side of Gurteen. Emergency services attended the scene where the road was closed for a time.

170 premises are without power across the region today. 26 are impacted in Gurteen, Co. Sligo a further 37 in the Drumnacrosh area of Glenties in Co. Donegal and 107 homes and businesses are without electricity around Drumshanbo in Co. Leitrim. The estimated time of power being restored in all…

The emergency services in Sligo were called earlier this morning to the scene of a single-vehicle collision that took place on the R294.   The incident occurred close to Bunninadden on the Tubbercurry to Gurteen road.   The road is expected to re-open shortly.   Gardai have confirmed to Ocean…

Gardaí are investigating a burglary at a Sligo business. The incident occurred at Tansey’s Centra on the Main Street in Gurteen at around 1.30am this morning. Significant damage was caused to the building, and some property was taken from the location during the incident. No arrests have been made at…