A 23-year-old Sligo construction worker, currently plying his trade in the UK, has struck a chord with Facebook users with his message for the Government.
Thu, 22 Sep, 2016
The HSE yesterday apologised in the High Court to the family of a girl who died just 16 months after her birth at Sligo University Hospital.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016
Clive Bright practices a style of animal husbandry called mob grazing on his 120-acre certified organic farm in Ballymote, Co Sligo.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
Mon, 01 Feb, 2016
Gregans Castle Hotel in Ballyvaughan, Co Clare, has won the 2016 Georgina Campbell Hotel of the Year award.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
The State has agreed a contract for the development of Ireland’s first healthcare public private partnership (PPP) project. The €140m scheme, part of the Government’s €2.25bn Infrastructure Stimulus Progamme, will provide a network of primary care facilities.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
The Taoiseach has been heckled by anti-water charge protesters as he made a speech in Ballymote, Co. Sligo.
Sat, 09 May, 2015
The number of gardaí based in stations decreased by over 300 last year as the size of the force fell to its lowest level in a decade. Department of Justice figures obtained by the Irish Examiner show the number of gardaí working in the 563 Garda stations at the end of 2014 stood at 10,976 — down 307 compared to a year earlier, representing an annual decrease of 2.7%. It is the first time the figure has dipped below 11,000 since 2006.
Mon, 27 Apr, 2015
The Government has opened up 14 of its primary care centres to private investors with help from a €70m cheap loan from the European Investment Bank.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
The annual Irish Food Writers’ Guild Awards, in Dublin’s Michelin-starred L’Ecrivain, is invariably one of the finer beanos in the culinary calendar, with Chef Derry Clarke always putting on an exceedingly fine nosebag, each course based on the produce of a particular award winner.
Sat, 07 Mar, 2015
Gardaí are renewing their appeal for help in tracing the whereabouts of a missing 35-year-old man from county Sligo.
Sat, 29 Nov, 2014
Gardaí in Sligo are appealing for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a missing 35-year-old man.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
Tue, 30 Sep, 2014
A teenage boy, who was for a time feared to have been abducted by masked men, has been found safe and well near his family’s home.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2014
Long before entering the political stage, Albert Reynolds had already forged a successful career by changing the Irish showbusiness landscape.
Fri, 22 Aug, 2014
The Taoiseach will formally reopen Lissadell House as a tourism attraction on Friday, following its four-year closure during a marathon €10m legal battle.
Mon, 16 Jun, 2014
A judge has ruled that a male nurse who admitted placing surgical tape across a patient’s mouth be given the Probation Act.
Fri, 25 Apr, 2014
Five men have been arrested as part of the nationwide anti-burglary operation, Operation Fiacla.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2014
A judge found that a male nurse who put surgical tape on a patient’s mouth was overworked and under serious stress with inadequate management support in a HSE hospital.
Fri, 14 Mar, 2014
A Sligo school’s re-enactment of local life and schooling in the 1930s won it the top prize at a national film competition.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2013
Pints were flowing in exchange for turf as a rural pub owner attempted to combat austerity.
Mon, 23 Sep, 2013
A man and a woman have been arrested after cannabis was seized in Sligo.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2013
Iarnoid Eireann says the Connolly to Sligo line has re-opened this morning after a man died after he was struck by a train yesterday.
Sun, 08 Sep, 2013
Despite only scoring two second-half points, defending champions Curry hung on for a one-point win over Bunnanadden, 3-8 to 3-7, in a thrilling Sligo SFC Group A tie at Ballymote on Saturday as Anthony Brennan’s side head for the last eight as section winners.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2013
John Perry will face further pressure over the coming days to resign as minister of state with responsibility for small business after it emerged that much of his own businesses and property interests have been seized by Danske Bank.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2013
Wed, 31 Jul, 2013
Minister of State for Small Business John Perry told Danske Bank in Jan 2012 that Bank of Ireland had agreed to give him a 10-year loan to help him address tax arrears of about €100,000, according to Danske’s minutes of meetings held with Mr Perry over loan repayment arrears.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2013
A junior minister and his wife have consented to judgment for €2.47m being entered against them at the Commercial Court over unpaid loans.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2013
The minister of state for small business, John Perry, and his wife are being pursued by a bank for a €2.4m judgment over unpaid loans.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2013
Celtic performance coach Jim McGuinness sees his role as integral to the Glasgow outfit’s current philosophy as “a selling club”.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2013
GAA President Liam O'Neill has said that the decision to play the All-Ireland SFC first round qualifier between Carlow and Laois on a Friday night is something that was worth exploring.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2013
A man in his 20s has been seriously injured in a single-vehicle road crash in Co Sligo.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2013
A judge yesterday told a 20-year-old motorist that his drunk and dangerous driving caused “the death of an unborn baby” of a pregnant garda.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012
The family of a man who was gunned down outside his home in a contract killing 13 years ago has been awarded more than €750,000 damages by the High Court.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2012
Catherine Ketch looks ahead to Monday’s announcement of the 2012 Great Taste supreme champion
Thu, 30 Aug, 2012
An alert has gone to abattoirs and livestock markets for a gang of rustlers which stole 105 sheep.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2012
Some €115m will be invested in up to 20 new primary care centres.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2012