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GAA Football & Hurling
Tyrone's All-Ireland odds halved12/1 to win the All Ireland.” He added “Roscommon eased passed Leitrim to book
Tyrone's All-Ireland odds halved
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 2 hours ago
12/1 to win the All Ireland.” He added “Roscommon eased passed Leitrim to book a place in the Connacht semi-finals against Sligo but remain 3/1 to go all the way in Connacht.” Ulster SFC 2016 - Outright Betting Tyrone Evens Donegal 3/1 Monaghan... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Cregg thrilled to be back for the Rossiesto be back in the county panel and says there is serious depth as they look for
Cregg thrilled to be back for the Rossies
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 2 hours ago
to be back in the county panel and says there is serious depth as they look forward to a Connacht semi-final against Sligo. Elphin clubman Cregg and Conor Devaney stepped away from the panel three years ago and didn’t feature under former... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Prince Charles begins three-day visit to IrelandGlenveagh National Park. During his visit to Ireland in May last year Charles
Prince Charles begins three-day visit to Ireland
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
Glenveagh National Park. During his visit to Ireland in May last year Charles made an emotional trip to Mullaghmore in Co Sligo - the picturesque fishing village where his beloved Lord Mountbatten and three others were murdered. At the time he... Read more
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Limerick Post
Rugby - Four Limerick club players in Irish Junior World Cup squadO’Brien (Cork Con / Munster)* Conor Kenny (Buccaneers / Connacht) Benn Betts (
Rugby - Four Limerick club players in Irish Junior World Cup squad
Limerick Post / Posted 22 hours ago
O’Brien (Cork Con / Munster)* Conor Kenny (Buccaneers / Connacht) Benn Betts (Young Munster / Munster) Cillian Gallagher (Sligo / Connacht) James Ryan (Lansdowne / Leinster) (Capt.) Sean O’Connor (Cashel / Munster)Evan Mintern (Cork Con /... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
O'Donnell happy as Rossies put Big Apple scare behind themRossies put behind them the huge scare they received from New York three weeks
O'Donnell happy as Rossies put Big Apple scare behind them
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 22 hours ago
Rossies put behind them the huge scare they received from New York three weeks ago to set up a semi-final meeting with Sligo. "Any time you score 1-21, you have to be happy," the joint-manager is quoted in the Irish Daily Mirror. "There are... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Connacht SFC: Rossies coast into last fourthe Kevin McStay/Fergal O’Donnell-managed Rossies pulled further clear with a b
Connacht SFC: Rossies coast into last four
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted yesterday
the Kevin McStay/Fergal O’Donnell-managed Rossies pulled further clear with a brace from Ronan Daly. Mulligan pulled one back for the home side but Ciaran Murtagh had the final say as Roscommon deservedly marched on to meet Sligo in the last... Read more
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RTE News
No let-up for Lam as he sets sights on Leinsterget into the ground and we want to acknowledge all the people watching on telev
No let-up for Lam as he sets sights on Leinster
RTE News / Posted 2 days ago
get into the ground and we want to acknowledge all the people watching on television, gathered around big screens, in Sligo, Roscommon, Mayo, Leirim, Galway. “It’s great that we’re here and a great day for the west of Ireland. It’s a great... Read more
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Sporting Life
Brave Anna sweeps to success(7/1) maintained his steep upward curve when running out a comfortable winner o
Brave Anna sweeps to success
Sporting Life / Posted 2 days ago
(7/1) maintained his steep upward curve when running out a comfortable winner of the BAM Handicap.Willie McCreery's recent Sligo scorer was dipping his toes in much deeper waters this time round but was always travelling sweetly in the hands of... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Lory Meagher round- Sligo claim Connacht derby spoilsLory Meagher round-up: Sligo claim Connacht derby spoils21 May 2016 Sligo will
Lory Meagher round- Sligo claim Connacht derby spoils
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 2 days ago
Lory Meagher round-up: Sligo claim Connacht derby spoils21 May 2016 Sligo will face Louth in this year’s Lory Meagher Cup final on June 4th in Croke Park. The group stages concluded today and the Yeats County got the better of Connacht neighbours... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
"Páidí at the front with a face that could stop clocks..."should never have been in Division 3, but why? Remember, they didn't just lose
"Páidí at the front with a face that could stop clocks..."
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 2 days ago
should never have been in Division 3, but why? Remember, they didn't just lose that final, they lost a tight game above in Sligo too. "They get opened up far too easily for my liking and that's why Wexford will feel they have a decent chance... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Killer alleges brother tried to ram van off roadover their father’s estate. John Gallagher: Killed mother and daughter Anne an
Killer alleges brother tried to ram van off road
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
over their father’s estate. John Gallagher: Killed mother and daughter Anne and Annie Gillespie in 1988 on the grounds of Sligo hospital. John Gallagher — who in 1988 killed mother and daughter Anne, 18, and Annie Gillespie, 51, in the grounds of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pope has no plans to visit Ireland, claims church amid rumourssuch a visit would not happen until 2017 at the earliest. There is no visit con
Pope has no plans to visit Ireland, claims church amid rumours
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
such a visit would not happen until 2017 at the earliest. There is no visit confirmed at this time." A month before the last papal visit in 1979, the IRA murdered Lord Louis Mountbatten in Co Sligo and killed 18 soldiers in an ambush at Warrenpo... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘Star of India’ shines at Lotabeg in Corkdormant. All its members have died. The last Grand Master, Earl Mountbatten of
‘Star of India’ shines at Lotabeg in Cork
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
dormant. All its members have died. The last Grand Master, Earl Mountbatten of Burma was murdered by the IRA in 1979 in Co Sligo; the last GCSI died in 1991 in India; the last KCSI died in 1999 in India; and the last CSI died in 2009 in... Read more
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The Irish Times
First auction of Basil Blackshaw paintings since artist’s deathB Yeats oil A Riverside Inn measuring 9 x 14 inches and dating from the mid-194
First auction of Basil Blackshaw paintings since artist’s death
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
B Yeats oil A Riverside Inn measuring 9 x 14 inches and dating from the mid-1940s which depicts a building in the centre of Sligo town on the banks of the Garavogue River, estimated at €70,000-€90,000. Other highlights in the De Veres auction... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Mayo junior draft in U21'sand Akram into defence. McLoughlin's side began their provincial title defence
Mayo junior draft in U21's
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 3 days ago
and Akram into defence. McLoughlin's side began their provincial title defence with a 2-8 to 2-5 semi-final victory over Sligo in Enniscorne two weeks ago. Mayo (JFC v Galway): Shane Nallen; Eoin O’Donoghue, Niall Freeman, Sean Gaughan; Cormac... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
20 games on Sky Sports start with four June exclusives20 May 2016 Sky Sports at Markievicz Park, Sligo. Sky Sports’ GAA coverage ge
20 games on Sky Sports start with four June exclusives
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 3 days ago
20 May 2016 Sky Sports at Markievicz Park, Sligo. Sky Sports’ GAA coverage gets off to its best ever start this summer, with current All-Ireland SFC champions Dublin beginning their title... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Hurling previews: the big guns join the frayCup and going by form you’d have to fancy the home side to get the job done. V
Hurling previews: the big guns join the fray
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 3 days ago
Cup and going by form you’d have to fancy the home side to get the job done. Verdict: Tyrone Lory Meagher Cup round 5 Sligo v Leitrim, Markievicz Park, 2.30pm Sligo’s form in the competition thus far this summer sees them leading the pack and... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Ian Baraclough latest ex-Notts County player to show interest in manager’s jobwhich began with the Iron as successor to Nigel Adkins, but he only lasted a fe
Ian Baraclough latest ex-Notts County player to show interest in manager’s job
Nottingham Post / Posted 4 days ago
which began with the Iron as successor to Nigel Adkins, but he only lasted a few months in the role. He then managed Sligo before being appointed Motherwell boss in 2014. He kept the club in the SPL in his first season, but left in the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
New PRONI exhibition is the remarkable tale of two sisters - Con and Eva Gore-Booththat they would both ultimately rebel against in their own ways." The two sist
New PRONI exhibition is the remarkable tale of two sisters - Con and Eva Gore-Booth
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
that they would both ultimately rebel against in their own ways." The two sisters were brought up in Lissadell House, Co. Sligo. Constance would go on to become a revolutionary nationalist, suffragette, socialist and was one of the leaders of the... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Connacht SFC preview: Six-in-a-row beckons for Mayolaunch in Claremorris were, l/r: Dave McGreevy (London), Gary O'Donnell (Galway
Connacht SFC preview: Six-in-a-row beckons for Mayo
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 4 days ago
launch in Claremorris were, l/r: Dave McGreevy (London), Gary O'Donnell (Galway), Tom Parsons (Mayo), Mark Brehony (Sligo), Cathal Cregg (Roscommon) and Gary Reynolds (Leitrim) ©INPHO/James Crombie While winning the All-Ireland remains an... Read more
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Business Wire
Young & Co's Brew. UK Regulatory Announcement: Director/PDMR Shareholdingvalue for one “matching” share. As announced on 19 November 2015, each of Step
Young & Co's Brew. UK Regulatory Announcement: Director/PDMR Shareholding
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
value for one “matching” share. As announced on 19 November 2015, each of Stephen Goodyear (Chief Executive), Torquil Sligo-Young (Information Resources Director), Peter Whitehead (Finance Director) and Patrick Dardis (Retail Director) has... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
We can rattle Rossies - Wardbefore and the week after in Leitrim or Roscommon due to the rivalry. “They ca
We can rattle Rossies - Ward
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 5 days ago
before and the week after in Leitrim or Roscommon due to the rivalry. “They can say about the rivalry with Leitrim and Sligo but there's no comparison here. They really want to play Roscommon and they really feel they can compete against them... Read more
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RTE News
At a glance: Championship weekendNaomh Barrog Nicky Rackard Cup relegation play-off1900 Tyrone v Fermanagh, Car
At a glance: Championship weekend
RTE News / Posted 5 days ago
Naomh Barrog Nicky Rackard Cup relegation play-off1900 Tyrone v Fermanagh, Carrickmore Lory Meagher Cup round 51430 Sligo v Leitrim, Markievicz Park 1430 Warwickshire v Lancashire, Pairc na hEireann Ulster SFC quarter-final1400 Derry v... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
100 jobs created as engineering firm LotusWorks announces Sligo expansion 50 engineer and technician positions will be filled over the next six months,
100 jobs created as engineering firm LotusWorks announces Sligo expansion
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
50 engineer and technician positions will be filled over the next six months, followed by another 50 recruits by the end of 2017 One hundred jobs are to be created with the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Rafeef Ziadah: from Palestine to Irelandaction towards ending Israel’s impunity. During the week I and Phil Monsour wi
Rafeef Ziadah: from Palestine to Ireland
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
action towards ending Israel’s impunity. During the week I and Phil Monsour will be performing at the Hawkswell Theatre in Sligo (May 20th) and Belltable Theatre in Limerick (May 21st) and finally at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin (May 22nd). All... Read more
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RTE News
Eamon O'Hara: Tyrone must aim to dominate Ulsterneed to win an Ulster title or two before they can be considered real All-Irela
Eamon O'Hara: Tyrone must aim to dominate Ulster
RTE News / Posted 5 days ago
need to win an Ulster title or two before they can be considered real All-Ireland contenders,” said the former Sligo star. “Dublin are dominating Leinster and have won two of the last three All-Irelands. Mayo have have five Connacht... Read more
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The Irish Times
LotusWorks to create 100 jobs in SligoAmerica, Europe and most recently Singapore. The announcement was made during
LotusWorks to create 100 jobs in Sligo
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
America, Europe and most recently Singapore. The announcement was made during a Trade and Investment Mission event in Sligo on Wednesday, which was organised by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland and led by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Review: Two mysteries by Irish writersone answer. So mine is more a reminiscence than a reply. Forty-five years ago
Review: Two mysteries by Irish writers
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
one answer. So mine is more a reminiscence than a reply. Forty-five years ago my wife and I slipped into a tea shop in Sligo during a chill downpour. We had just come from a visit to William Butler Yeats’ grave site in Drumcliffe, a few miles... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
11-goal thriller in Connachtfought back from ten points down but four goal Leitrim captain Aine Tighe was t
11-goal thriller in Connacht
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 6 days ago
fought back from ten points down but four goal Leitrim captain Aine Tighe was the real difference between the teams. Leitrim will now play Sligo in the final on July 3 and Aine and her manager Pat Costello spoke to Jerome Quinn after... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Pompey to embark on Irish tourcamp designed to underpin the latest bid to escape League Two. The trip will i
Pompey to embark on Irish tour
Chichester Observer / Posted 6 days ago
camp designed to underpin the latest bid to escape League Two. The trip will involve friendlies against Cook’s former club Sligo Rovers and Bohemians, provisionally for July 6 and July 9 respectively, before returning to Fratton Park at the end of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
‘Chocolate stain’ was skin cancerpiece on the back of her thigh. Naomi Fleming had melanoma removed. Naomi, 46
‘Chocolate stain’ was skin cancer
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
piece on the back of her thigh. Naomi Fleming had melanoma removed. Naomi, 46, originally from Dublin, but now living in Sligo, was on holidays with her husband at the time. “It was my 40th birthday and my husband and I went to Puerto Rico in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Long Island Sound on course for better things after Killarney winfirst run on favourite Aspen Mountain before holding on by a rapidly-diminishin
Long Island Sound on course for better things after Killarney win
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
first run on favourite Aspen Mountain before holding on by a rapidly-diminishing short head. Erysimum (9-4) showed her Sligo demolition job at the beginning of the month was no fluke by making every yard in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Median... Read more
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Observer
Finally resting in peaceCity, where her brother and two sisters lived. She was born on May 15, 1891, i
Finally resting in peace
Observer / Posted 6 days ago
City, where her brother and two sisters lived. She was born on May 15, 1891, in Kilmacowan, near Ballysodare, in County Sligo, Ireland, to John and Margaret Gunning Devaney. She was rescued in Collapsible C and loaned her pocketknife to the... Read more
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Farming Life
Sligo breeder on top formTawley Gretta, shown by first-time Balmoral exhibitor Kieran Mullarkey who had
Sligo breeder on top form
Farming Life / Posted 7 days ago
Tawley Gretta, shown by first-time Balmoral exhibitor Kieran Mullarkey who had made the trip from Ballinfull in County Sligo. Best cow with calf at foot was Ballinlare Farm Allegra exhibited by Alan Wilson, Newry. Picture: MacGregor... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Nearly one in five TDs are landlords, registry showsDublin properties at Charlotte Quay and Rathfarnham which he has rented out. C
Nearly one in five TDs are landlords, registry shows
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
Dublin properties at Charlotte Quay and Rathfarnham which he has rented out. Charlie Flanagan lets a holiday house in Co Sligo part of the year while Terence Flanagan also has a share in a rental property in Blanchardstown, Dublin. Sean Fleming... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Sporting Pompey boss admits gesture ‘broke his heart’aside – irrespective of a stinging defeat. He said: ‘You have got to have mann
Sporting Pompey boss admits gesture ‘broke his heart’
Chichester Observer / Posted 7 days ago
aside – irrespective of a stinging defeat. He said: ‘You have got to have manners. ‘I go back to when I was manager of Sligo in Ireland and we got to the FAI Cup final for the first time in 15 years. ‘There were 8,000 present – 7,000 from... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
GAA tweets of the weekturns his back on Galway hurlers True blue Rachel sports new Dublin jersey in
GAA tweets of the week
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 7 days ago
turns his back on Galway hurlers True blue Rachel sports new Dublin jersey in London Leinster MHC: Currie too hot for Cats Meagher Cup: wins for Louth and Sligo Leinster MHC: O'Connor leads Wexford into final Michael Cusack monument fo... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sligo Rovers and Galway Untd record wins | Irish Examiner Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 09:55 pm It was a good day for c
Sligo Rovers and Galway Untd record wins
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
| Irish Examiner Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 09:55 pm It was a good day for clubs from the west as both Sligo Rovers and Galway United recorded wins tonight in the... Read more
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RTE News
Martin swings it for 10-man Sligo RoversSligo Rovers 1-0 Bohemians A wasteful Bohemians suffered their fifth league de
Martin swings it for 10-man Sligo Rovers
RTE News / Posted 9 days ago
Sligo Rovers 1-0 Bohemians A wasteful Bohemians suffered their fifth league defeat in six games as they fell to a 1-0 loss at the hands of 10-man Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds. Liam Martin netted the game's only goal on 18 minutes as the Bit... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Meagher Cup: wins for Louth and Sligo14 May 2016 Louth are through to the Lory Meagher Cup final after making it fo
Meagher Cup: wins for Louth and Sligo
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 9 days ago
14 May 2016 Louth are through to the Lory Meagher Cup final after making it four wins from four against Leitrim, while Sligo kept their Croke Park dreams alive by accounting for Lancashire. Mark Wallace's... Read more
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Irish Central
Ancient Burren settlement offers fascinating glimpse into Ireland’s pasthave evidence of a prehistoric hilltop residence. It is one of only two hilltop
Ancient Burren settlement offers fascinating glimpse into Ireland’s past
Irish Central / Posted 9 days ago
have evidence of a prehistoric hilltop residence. It is one of only two hilltop settlements in Ireland (the second is in Co Sligo), which has lead archeologists to ask —— why did a a group people choose to stay on a mountain-top without running... Read more
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Herald.ie
Forward Akinade's return a boost for Bohspainful goal famine. The Gypsies have gone 570 minutes without a goal, not ide
Forward Akinade's return a boost for Bohs
Herald.ie / Posted 10 days ago
painful goal famine. The Gypsies have gone 570 minutes without a goal, not ideal form as they face up to a test away to Sligo Rovers tonight, their attacking options reduced by a suspension for Mark Quigley. Last season's top scorer Ismahil... Read more
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The Irish Times
Two Jack B Yeats paintings to be auctioned in Dublinfamily”. According to the catalogue note: “In this work Yeats evokes the romanc
Two Jack B Yeats paintings to be auctioned in Dublin
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
family”. According to the catalogue note: “In this work Yeats evokes the romance and adventure that he associated with Co Sligo since his childhood. Drumcliffe, with its rich mythological and historical connections, presented endless possibilities... Read more
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RTE News
Dundalk show no mercy to put seven past Harpsfrom 20 yards kissed the Harps crossbar on its way over. Four became five on 5
Dundalk show no mercy to put seven past Harps
RTE News / Posted 10 days ago
from 20 yards kissed the Harps crossbar on its way over. Four became five on 56 as McMillan netted his second. The former Sligo striker capitalised on a mistake from Packie Mailey before turning the centre half and finding the corner of the net... Read more
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Irish Examiner
€8.2m Lotto ticket saga 'has been resolved'until the prize has been collected.” The winning ticket was purchased at the S
€8.2m Lotto ticket saga 'has been resolved'
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
until the prize has been collected.” The winning ticket was purchased at the Stop and Shop outlet on Stephen Street, Sligo on March 5. You might also like More From The Irish Examiner Follow the Irish Examiner BUSINESS LIFESTYLE © Irish... Read more
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RTE News
Ray Silke: Mayo still a cut above in Connachtcause. They should have too much for Leitrim, who are a Division 4 outfit, and
Ray Silke: Mayo still a cut above in Connacht
RTE News / Posted 10 days ago
cause. They should have too much for Leitrim, who are a Division 4 outfit, and that would set them up for a clash with Sligo, who they would not underestimate after last year's surprise 1-14 to 0-13 defeat. Assuming they can strike a good... Read more
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Limerick Post
Rugby - Club rugby’s top stars to be honoured as Ulster Bank League Awards return(Derry) Division 2C Player of the year Nominees: Brendan Guilfoyle (Old Cresc
Rugby - Club rugby’s top stars to be honoured as Ulster Bank League Awards return
Limerick Post / Posted 10 days ago
(Derry) Division 2C Player of the year Nominees: Brendan Guilfoyle (Old Crescent), Tony Cahill (Bruff), Matt Cosgrave (Sligo) Ulster Bank PRO of the Year Nominees: Maurice Davin (St. Mary’s), Robin McGloughlin (Banbridge), Billy Browne (Old... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Balmoral Show Results Day 2, 2016 - Sheep and cattleL & C J, Ballyclare 3rd Wilson, Mr Joseph, Rathfriland Heifer, born on or aft
Balmoral Show Results Day 2, 2016 - Sheep and cattle
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
L & C J, Ballyclare 3rd Wilson, Mr Joseph, Rathfriland Heifer, born on or after 1st January 2015 1st Mullarkey, Kieran, Sligo 2nd Hazelton, W D & J D, Dungannon 3rd Richardson, Adrian Bull, born on or before 31st December 2014 1st Frazer, Mr... Read more
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RTE News
At a glance: Championship weekendround1700 Carlow v Louth, O'Moore Park 1900 Laois v Wicklow, O'Moore Park Lor
At a glance: Championship weekend
RTE News / Posted 11 days ago
round1700 Carlow v Louth, O'Moore Park 1900 Laois v Wicklow, O'Moore Park Lory Meagher Cup Round 41430 Lancashire v Sligo, Páirc na hEireann 1430 Leitrim v Louth, Páirc Seán MacDiarmada Leinster SFC first round1530 Offaly v Longford,... Read more
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Herald.ie
Youths are not scared of Hoops invasionhim further up the pitch," says manager Fenlon, pleased to see midfielder McCab
Youths are not scared of Hoops invasion
Herald.ie / Posted 11 days ago
him further up the pitch," says manager Fenlon, pleased to see midfielder McCabe deliver two goals in Tuesday's win over Sligo Rovers. "When we have Killian Brennan, Patrick Cregg and Stephen McPhail fit, it gives us the opportunity to play Gary... Read more
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