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Free seminar in September on how the Wild Atlantic Way has benefited the Northwest

People in the north west interested in hearing about how the Wild Atlantic Way has benefitted the area can attend a free seminar in September. Ulster Bank in partnership with Independent News & Media is...

Unfair that all sports people are painted with the same brush says Olympic Coach

A top coach with the Irish Olympic team in Rio says it's unfair that all sports people are painted with the same brush when it comes to allegations of drug-taking and doping. Ray Flynn, from...

Sligo student says Channel swim was extremely tough

A trainee doctor from Sligo has made history by becoming the second fastest Irish woman to swim the English channel. Final year medical student Clodagh Murray from Sligo Town made the gruelling 34 kilometer swim...

Fermanagh Senior Football Championship Preview

Derrygonnelly Harps go into this year’s Competition as holders and will try to create history for the club as they look to defend the title, something they have never done. The Harps side have won...

Sligo GAA Fixtures August 26-27

Belfry Senior Football Championship Sat, 27 Aug, Venue: Markievicz Park, (Round: Quarterfinal), CooleraStrandhill V Curry 16:30, Ref: Marty Duffy Sun, 28 Aug, Venue: Bunninadden Community Park, (Round: Quarterfinal), Tubbercurry V Eastern Harps 18:15, ...

Traffic and parking restrictions in place for Taste of Donegal food festival

Visitors to Donegal Town this weekend are being warned there will be traffic and parking restrictions in place. The Taste of Donegal food festival is set to take over Donegal Town once it begins this...

Independent TD calls on minister to fix school transport problem or step down

An independent TD has called on the junior minister with responsibility for transport to step aside if he cannot sort out the school bus row. In an interview yesterday minster John Halligan acknowledged there was...

New display boards for Ballymote and Mohill marts to aid farmers

New display boards have been installed at marts in Ballymote and Mohill following a recent funding allocation by the Department. In May, the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed announced a 40% funding allocation for marts...

Sligo minor championship quarter-finals take place

It was a busy night of action in the Sligo Minor Football Championship last night. The four A quarter-finals took place, with Owenmore Gaels defeating St Molaise Gaels, Shamrock Gaels beating Coolaney/Mullinabreena, Easkey/Enniscrone defeating Eastern...

Free-scoring Cretaro signs new deal with Rovers

Sligo Rovers have announced the signing of club legend Raffaele Cretaro to a new contract for the 2017 season. It comes as Cretaro is enjoying one of his career-best seasons as Rovers leading goal-scorer with...

Harps set to welcome Hoops to Finn Park

One of the biggest clubs in League of Ireland football Shamrock Rovers are the visitors to Ballybofey on this Friday night (kick-off 8.00) as Finn Harps aim to dig deep to apply the brakes...

Leitrim GAA Fixtures August 27-28

Coiste Chontae Liatroma CLG Fixtures 27-28 Lunasa 2016 Venue Grade Round Fixture Time Satharn 27 Lunasa 2016 Ballinamore SFC 3 Aughawillan v Drumreilly 5 15 Ballinamore SFC 3 Allen Gaels v Kiltubrid 6 45 Drumshanbo SFC 3 Bornacoola v Melvin Gaels 5 15 Drumshanbo SFC 3 Dromahair v St.Marys 6 45 Pairc Sean SFC 3 GlencarManorhamilton v Mohill 5 15 Pairc Sean SFC 3 Annaduff v...

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