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Dublin to host junior kickboxing world championships next week

The World Associations of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO), governing body in kickboxing, is hosting the Cadets & Juniors World Championships in Dublin next week. The Championship will be held at the Citywest Hotel from August 27,...

People urged to avoid area as search for missing swimmer continues

A widespread search off the coast of Donegal is expected to continue until about half past eight this evening for a missing swimmer. The 28 year old man got into difficulty when swimming with friends...

Celebration of 50 years of Irish surfing in Rossnowlagh in October

The Irish Surfing Association celebrates the introduction of surfing to Ireland 50 years ago this Autumn. A number of events are planned for this 50th Anniversary Celebration which will coincide with the Irish Inter...

Garrison Five-Miler on Saturday week

The annual Garrison Five Miler - a five mile fun run, road race and walk - will be held this year in memory of Ryan McGovern, a much loved underage player who died tragically...

Three Sligo players in Connacht wheelchair hurling squad

The Sports Hall in Abbey Community College, Boyle, Co. Roscommon plays host to the fourth and final round of the M.Donnolly GAA Interprovincial Wheelchair Hurling League on Saturday 27th August. This is the first...

Sligo ladies board calling for backing ahead of All-Ireland semi-final

Sligo Ladies County Board have appealed to the public to help financially support the team preparing for an All-Ireland semi-final on Saturday. The Yeats girls face Kildare in an intermediate semi-final in Cavan in what...

Referees appointed for this weekend’s league games

The referees have been appointed for this weekend’s League of Ireland action. Dave McKeon will take charge of Galway United’s trip to the Showgrounds to face Sligo Rovers in the Connacht derby on Saturday evening. Rovers...

Calry Parish Church 3-Mile Fun Run

Calry Parish Church's seventh annual 3-Mile Fun Run/Walk takes place on Saturday 17th September at 3pm on The Mall, Sligo. Children's race at 2pm. Registration for both races from 12.30pm in The Catacombs on...

Connacht Clan season launch this Friday

The Connacht Clan (The Connacht Rugby Supporters Club) will be holding their 2016/17 Season Launch this Friday Night in Murty Rabbitts in Galway from 6pm. All Connacht Clan members are invited and those who are...

Irish Water hope to replace all lead materials within 10 years

There is just four weeks left for home owners in the North West to inform Irish Water of any lead in their home plumbing. It is not known the exact number of households affected in...

19 people waiting for hospital beds in North West

19 people are waiting for hospital beds in the North West according to latest figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. Letterkenny University Hospital, which is already dealing with an issue of overcrowding in...

Investment to be won in search for best young entrepreneur

In business news today, The search for the North West's best young entrepreneur is now on. The competition, which is run by Local Enterprise Offices in Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo aims to find the best young...

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