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A Sligo pub owner who made his name in America has been immortalised in the Big Apple. Tubbercurry-born Jimmy Neary has had a street in New York City named after him in a touching tribute to the man who moved to the city in pursuit of the American dream. Jimmy…

Jimmy Neary, owner of the famous Neary’s restaurant in New York City has passed away at the age of 91. The Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo native opened the business located on 358 E 57th Street on St. Patrick’s Day in 1967. Bill Clinton, Ted Kennedy and Michael Bloomberg are just some…

A commemoration marking the 20th anniversary of the Twin Towers attack in New York will take place this Saturday in Ballymote, Co. Sligo. People are asked to gather at around 1.30pm at the US Civil War Monument which contains a steel beam from the towers. At 1.45pm, the church bells…

It took a dramatic extra-time winner from Noel Plunkett for never-say-die Leitrim to come from behind and beat New York in a thrilling Connacht Senior Championship quarter-final at Gaelic Park in The Bronx on Sunday evening. Benny Guckian’s side looked dead and buried as a high-flying Exiles team – led…

New York have named their team for Sunday’s Connacht Championship tie against Leitrim. Longford native Enda Williams is set to come up against some of his former team-mates as the one-time Leitrim player has been named at wing-back. Sligo natives Vinnie Cadden and Colin Keane are named in goal and…

Allen Gaels Goalkeeper Diarmuid McKiernan, Mohill midfielder Domhnall Flynn and Gortlettragh forward Jack Heslin will all make their championship debuts in Leitrim’s Connacht quarter-final against New York on Sunday. Ten years after making his intercounty championship debut in the Bronx, Emlyn Mulligan has been named to start at centre-forward following…