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Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue were called out to help a person in difficulty on Knocknarea yesterday. The person needed to be carried by stretcher after being located at the top of the boardwalk. An ambulance was waiting and they were transported to Sligo University Hospital. 12 members of the team responded…

120 premises in Sligo and Leitrim are without electricity this afternoon. 48 customers are affected around the Tullaghan area, and a further 20 near Knocknarea in Co. Sligo. While 52 homes and businesses around Manorhamilton are also without power. Power is expected to be restored in these areas between 4.30pm…

People who were called for Covid vaccinations today at the Knocknarea Arena at IT Sligo are being asked to attend. Those called were contacted via text message, with the person’s first name being used. Some text messages included an incorrect first name because of a glitch on the IT system.…

Local rescue services were in action over the weekend, with four swimmers having been taken to Sligo University Hospital for assessment after they got into difficulty off Rosses Point beach yesterday afternoon. Two were airlifted by the Coast Guard Rescue 118 helicopter. Another was rescued by the Sligo Bay RNLI…

A Sligo councillor is hitting out at what he says is ‘the small minority’ of people who interfere with the Queen Maeve cairn on Knocknarea mountain, one of the oldest archaeological monuments in the world. Sinn Fein Councillor Chris MacManus says some people walk on the cairn and remove stones…

A woman was rescued from Knocknarea Mountain in north Sligo this afternoon with a suspected leg or ankle injury. The emergency arose just before 3pm. A Coast Guard helicopter airlifted the woman to its base at Strandhill, from where she was taken by ambulance to Sligo Univesity Hospital.