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Gardaí in Ballymote are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Sligo. At approximately 12pm, Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a collision involving a car and a truck just before Taylor’s Art Gallery at Tawnagh on the main N4 between Castlebaldwin and Collooney. The…

Almost €1m in funding is to benefit numerous community projects in the North West. The investment comes from the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2019. The scheme is part of the Action Plan for Rural Development with the aim being to enhance…

Sligo’s Aoife McDermott has won her first test cap for Ireland, after starring for the Irish women’s team in their bonus point 35-12 win over Wales in the Six Nations on Sunday in Donnybrook. The Riverstown native was a late inclusion in the Irish starting team in place of Nicola…

Many roads throughout Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal remain in a dangerous condition this afternoon. Even some main roads that have been girtted are slippery due to fallen snow and freezing temperatures. Vehicles have gone off roads in many areas, the latest being on the Riverstown road from Ballymote in County…

Sligo’s Aoife McDermott has been named in the Ireland women’s training squad for the forthcoming Six Nations Championship. The Riverstown native has been given a first call-up following a string of impressive displays in the second row for both her club and Leinster. McDermott is less than two years playing…