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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.…

Gardai in Sligo are calling on parents and guardians to know where their children are at all times. It follows reports of youths gathering in an area of forestry in Strandhill on St Patrick’s Day, with some of them believed to have been drinking. The issue arose after community gardai…

Fine Gael has provisionally set dates for the holding of conventions to select its local election candidates in the north Sligo area for next year’s elections. The Sligo/Strandhill convention is to take place on January 21st with the Sligo/Drumcliff convention due for February 4th. However, these dates have yet to…

Under 12 Finals Shield Final There were mixed fortunes for our under 12 boys in Scarden last Thursday. Our Div. 1 team were first in action when they played Drumcliffe/Rosses Point in the Shield Final. In what was a very wet evening the pitch was in excellent condition and there was a…