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The technology park in Strandhill is being re branded as Strand Campus. The campus aims to become an international video game development hub and has already secured €1.9m through the enterprise Ireland Regional Development Fund. The gaming industry is worth over $130b which is bigger than moth the movie and…

Sligo and Leitrim have come out on top as the top finalists for the European Competition for Best Health and Well-Being. Failte Ireland has announced that Strandhill, Sligo and Leitrim is part of four Irish Finalists at this year’s European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) competition to find the destination in…

Tourlestrane are the 2019 Belfry Senior Football Champions in Sligo after a one-sided 2-17 to 0-9 win over Coolera/Strandhill in Markievicz Park on Sunday. Tourlestrane are the first side to win four-in-a-row in 56 years – Ballisodare last completed the feat in 1963. Listen to the moment Tourlestrane joint-captains James…

The Students of Ursuline college in Sligo today took part in a cycle from the school which is based in Sligo Town to Strandhill. The cycle was staged as part of the Green-Schools campaign ‘andshecycles’ The initiative is aimed at encouraging young women – particularly teenagers to cycle while recognising…

We have travelled the coasts of the north west in the company of a team of experts and explore some hidden and not so hidden treasures that are features of our beach across the region. This week The Grains of Life visits Strandhill Beach.

Spaces in a car park at one of Sligo’s leading seaside areas are to be made larger. The layout of the car park at the promenade in Strandhill will be redesigned into a diagonal formation, similar to what has been done in the Wine Street Car Park in Sligo town.…