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21 awards were handed out yesterday as part of Sligo Town’s three day St. Patrick’s Day Festival. The theme for this years parade was ‘Together’. The Dragon Boat Club were the winners for the ‘Best Represents Theme’ award while the overall winner has yet to be announced. Awards were handed…

A number of St. Patrick’s Day parades are taking place all day today across the North West region following two years without. The parade in Sligo Town begins at 12 noon going along Temple Street and looping around to finish along Teeling Street. Parades also kick off in Enniscrone at…

Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal County Council’s will have representation at the 2022 St Patrick’s Day in New York. The parade makes a return after having been cancelled over the past two years due to the Covid pandemic All three Local Authorities in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal will be represented at…

Two government ministers from the north west will be travelling to Poland and Canada for this year’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations. Sligo/Leitrim TD and Minister of State Frank Feighan is going to Poland while Agriculture Minister and Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue is travelling to Canada. Former Minister and Labour party…

The Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Elphin is asking people to dedicate St Patrick’s Day to prayer for the end of the coronavirus pandemic and a return to public Mass and the sacraments.   Bishop Kevin Doran made the announcement during Mass in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception…

A Sligo Fianna Fáil Councillor says the growing controversy that is surrounding the possible St Patricks day visit of the Taoiseach Michael Martin to the White House is damaging for the Party.     Ballymote Tubbercurry Fianna Fail Councillor Paul Taylor has expressed his concern with the situation adding that…