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Irish Central
Remembering Pope John Paul II's 1979 visit to Irelandearlier, the British Queen's cousin, Lord Louis Mountbatten, had been killed in
Remembering Pope John Paul II's 1979 visit to Ireland
Irish Central / Posted 20 minutes ago
earlier, the British Queen's cousin, Lord Louis Mountbatten, had been killed in an IRA bomb attack on his boat in County Sligo while 18 soldiers were killed in two explosions near Warrenpoint, County Down. However, hundreds of thousands of Irish... Read more
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Irish Central
After 149 years, justice for an Irish immigrant executed for murderDurgan) was hanged in New Brunswick in 1867. Bridget was a twenty-two-year-old
After 149 years, justice for an Irish immigrant executed for murder
Irish Central / Posted 2 hours ago
Durgan) was hanged in New Brunswick in 1867. Bridget was a twenty-two-year-old illiterate, indigent immigrant from Sligo who was essentially exported from Ireland by wealthy, British landowners who saw the poor and uneducated as an economic... Read more
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Irish Central
Surreal rainbow-colored clouds photographed in Ireland ahead of stormat their strongest along the coast and a Status Orange warning has been issued
Surreal rainbow-colored clouds photographed in Ireland ahead of storm
Irish Central / Posted 12 hours ago
at their strongest along the coast and a Status Orange warning has been issued for counties Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry, and Limerick. A Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan,... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Collins says Clare footballers are 'improving all the time'“We were extremely disappointed with our performance on the day. “In the quali
Collins says Clare footballers are 'improving all the time'
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 12 hours ago
“We were extremely disappointed with our performance on the day. “In the qualifiers, we had three victories against Laois, Sligo and Roscommon. “The Roscommon victory was a very special day – our first victory against Division 1... Read more
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The Irish Times
Go (north) west: how tourism is faring in Donegal, Mayo and Sligofor sustaining the industry in the area. Hoteliers Brian McEniff – who owns th
Go (north) west: how tourism is faring in Donegal, Mayo and Sligo
The Irish Times / Posted 17 hours ago
for sustaining the industry in the area. Hoteliers Brian McEniff – who owns the Great Northern as well as others in Sligo and Dublin – and John O’Connell, who owns the Atlantic Apartotel, both agree it will be years before the full benefit... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Airtricity League round- Cork City keep up title bid in eight-goal thrilleras John Caulfield's side moved back to within five points of league leaders Dun
Airtricity League round- Cork City keep up title bid in eight-goal thriller
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
as John Caulfield's side moved back to within five points of league leaders Dundalk. Cork City's Dave Mulcahy celebrates scoring his second goal. Pic: INPHO/Cathal Noonan And it finished scoreless between St Pat's and Sligo Rovers at Richmond P... Read more
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RTE News
Mulcahy helps five-star Cork keep pressure onKillian Cantrell and Kevin Devaney, twice, after the interval. Cork City made
Mulcahy helps five-star Cork keep pressure on
RTE News / Posted yesterday
Killian Cantrell and Kevin Devaney, twice, after the interval. Cork City made one change from the side that drew with Sligo Rovers last time out with Mulcahy starting in place of Michael McSweeney. Following their defeat to Shamrock Rovers,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
€5.5m to tackle knotweed on roads; Multi-phase project ‘will take years’ to eradicate invasive plantinvasive alien species is currently in progress. According to TII, the countie
€5.5m to tackle knotweed on roads; Multi-phase project ‘will take years’ to eradicate invasive plant
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
invasive alien species is currently in progress. According to TII, the counties identified for immediate work are Donegal, Sligo, Mayo, Clare, Tipperary, Limerick, Kerry, Cork, Waterford and Wexford. In all, €1m has been allocated for this... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Sligo veterans still have it27 September 2016 The Tourlestrance players who senior championships with the
Sligo veterans still have it
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted yesterday
27 September 2016 The Tourlestrance players who senior championships with the club in 1994, 1997 and 1999 and played in the 2016 Division 4 final Former Sligo players Eamonn O’Hara, Gerry McGowan and David Durkan are... Read more
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RTE News
The Rochford Filesthe game. “I played him as a wing half-back and in our first Connacht final we
The Rochford Files
RTE News / Posted yesterday
the game. “I played him as a wing half-back and in our first Connacht final we were seven points to no-score down against Sligo at half-time. Coming down the tunnel I heard people in the crowd talking about the worst Mayo minor team they’d ever... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Contractor who illegally buried 20,000 tonnes of waste avoids jailand dug eight test pits after finding a number of "mounds of plastic waste". H
Contractor who illegally buried 20,000 tonnes of waste avoids jail
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
and dug eight test pits after finding a number of "mounds of plastic waste". He claimed it had been left by "two men from Sligo", who had rented the site and whose company had since gone bust. Mr Magee said waste was found in all but one pit,... Read more
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Herald.ie
Tough at the top as Cork aim to close gap Aidan Fitzmaurice – 27 September 2016 02:30 AM A scoreless draw away to Slig
Tough at the top as Cork aim to close gap
Herald.ie / Posted yesterday
Aidan Fitzmaurice – 27 September 2016 02:30 AM A scoreless draw away to Sligo Rovers on Saturday night was a missed opportunity for second-placed Cork and they really need to win tonight, at home to Galway... Read more
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Herald.ie
Saints boss wants changesFitzmaurice – 27 September 2016 02:30 AM The Saints have a busy week ahead, wi
Saints boss wants changes
Herald.ie / Posted yesterday
Fitzmaurice – 27 September 2016 02:30 AM The Saints have a busy week ahead, with a league game tonight at home to Sligo Rovers as well as Sunday's FAI Cup semi-fina against Cork City, this Sligo match a chance for Pat's to move out of the... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Laois turn to Creedonwas appointed as Tipperary manager midway through the 2012 season after John Ev
Laois turn to Creedon
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 2 days ago
was appointed as Tipperary manager midway through the 2012 season after John Evans quit following a league loss to Sligo and managed the Premier County through four summers. Donegal man McGeehin has worked as a coach with Donegal and... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Leitrim SFC: Glencar/Manor and Willies for final26 September 2016 Leitrim's Adrian Croal and Keelan Cawley of Sligo. Glencar/
Leitrim SFC: Glencar/Manor and Willies for final
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 2 days ago
26 September 2016 Leitrim's Adrian Croal and Keelan Cawley of Sligo. Glencar/Manorhamilton and Aughwillan will face off in this year's Leitrim SFC final after coming through their respective... Read more
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Herald.ie
Finn focus on big shownight when second-placed Cork City dropped points in their bid to make up groun
Finn focus on big show
Herald.ie / Posted 2 days ago
night when second-placed Cork City dropped points in their bid to make up ground on Dundalk, Cork drawing 0-0 away to Sligo Rovers. City are now seven points behind Dundalk, but with a game in hand. But the focus for Dundalk moves on to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Cork City fail to close gap on Dundalk after draw at SligoA scoreless draw at Sligo means Cork City lost their chance to close in on Dund
Cork City fail to close gap on Dundalk after draw at Sligo
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
A scoreless draw at Sligo means Cork City lost their chance to close in on Dundalk last night. A win would have brought Cork within five points of the Airtricity League Premier Division leaders and given them hope in the title race The Rebels had... Read more
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RTE News
Title race far from over, insists Caulfieldtitle race despite losing ground on SSE Airtricity League Premier Division lead
Title race far from over, insists Caulfield
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
title race despite losing ground on SSE Airtricity League Premier Division leaders Dundalk. The Rebels drew 0-0 away to Sligo on Saturday night, which leaves them seven points - with a game in hand - behind the reigning champions, who beat Derry... Read more
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RTE News
Sligo stand firm to dent Rebels' title hopes Updated / Sept. 24, 2016 22:02Cork City's Garry Buckley was denied by Ciaran
Sligo stand firm to dent Rebels' title hopes
RTE News / Posted 4 days ago
Updated / Sept. 24, 2016 22:02Cork City's Garry Buckley was denied by Ciaran Nugent and the woodwork RTÉ Sport reporter Sligo Rovers put a significant dent in Cork City's title hopes as they held the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Airtricity League round- Lee Chin makes his Wexford debut as Dundalk return to winning waysMountney, Brian Gartland and Dave McMillan means that Dundalk have opened-up a
Airtricity League round- Lee Chin makes his Wexford debut as Dundalk return to winning ways
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
Mountney, Brian Gartland and Dave McMillan means that Dundalk have opened-up a cushion over title rivals Cork City who play Sligo Rovers tomorrow. Dundalk's David McMillan scores their third goal of the game at Oriel Park. Pic: INPHO/Ryan... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Queen's Plate champion Lexie Lou's racing future to be decided shortlywins, second four times, third four times) for over $1.7 million in earnings. H
Queen's Plate champion Lexie Lou's racing future to be decided shortly
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
wins, second four times, third four times) for over $1.7 million in earnings. Her best season was 2014 when the daughter of Sligo Bay had four wins (including the Plate and Woodbine Oaks), one second and a third in eight races to amass over $1.195... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
Long and short action for St Albans StridersSt Albans 5k Parkrun in 16:58, Ed Bailey was second in 17:44 and Mike Martin fo
Long and short action for St Albans Striders
Herts Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
St Albans 5k Parkrun in 16:58, Ed Bailey was second in 17:44 and Mike Martin fourth in 17:58. Wendy Walsh was second lady in 19:59 with Claire Kremer a close third in 20:04. Meanwhile Stuart Middleton was first runner in the Sligo Parkrun in 20... Read more
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Limerick Post
Limerick ladies vie for Miss Ireland victorythe final, the Irish ladies have endured a six-week-long schedule of events, in
Limerick ladies vie for Miss Ireland victory
Limerick Post / Posted 5 days ago
the final, the Irish ladies have endured a six-week-long schedule of events, including the Miss Ireland Sports Challenge in Sligo; the Cork Charity Fashion Show in Fota Island Resort, the Dublin Charity Fashion Show as part of the Dublin Fashion... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Sligo ref appointment defended23 September 2016 Sligo GAA has defended its policy on appointing referees to
Sligo ref appointment defended
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 5 days ago
23 September 2016 Sligo GAA has defended its policy on appointing referees to SHC games in the county. It comes after Western Gaels player Michael Connolly took charge of last weekend's final round group game between... Read more
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Irish Central
Irish emigrant’s rant against Apple, Irish gov’t, draws worldwide attentionThree years ago, James Conway, a 23-year-old Irishman from Co. Sligo was faced
Irish emigrant’s rant against Apple, Irish gov’t, draws worldwide attention
Irish Central / Posted 5 days ago
Three years ago, James Conway, a 23-year-old Irishman from Co. Sligo was faced with a tough decision: remain in Ireland with zero job prospects, or head to the UK to find work. He decided to leave, and is now working in construction in Wrexham,... Read more
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RTE News
Dundalk look to extend lead to eight pointsthere. Monday's 1-0 over Wexford Youths at Dalymount Park saw the Gypsies jump
Dundalk look to extend lead to eight points
RTE News / Posted 5 days ago
there. Monday's 1-0 over Wexford Youths at Dalymount Park saw the Gypsies jump from ninth place to sixth, and overtaking Sligo Rovers is now in their sights as Long looks to emulate last season's fifth-placed league finish. He said: "We want to... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Sligo finalists take on 'Garavogue Challenge'22 September 2016 Pat Hughes Geevagh takes on the Garavogue Challenge As the
Sligo finalists take on 'Garavogue Challenge'
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 6 days ago
22 September 2016 Pat Hughes Geevagh takes on the Garavogue Challenge As the finalists prepare for the Sligo Senior and Intermediate Championship finals on Sunday week, players took time out to test... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Teams named for TG4 All Ireland finalsfelt they didn’t do themselves justice. They show only one change from the team
Teams named for TG4 All Ireland finals
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 6 days ago
felt they didn’t do themselves justice. They show only one change from the team that required extra time to defeat Sligo and secure their place in the Semi Final. Michaela Nolan comes into the side at wingback to replace Rachel... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Rocking RagsAward-winning Sligo Rags, a group of top-flight musicians that injects bluegras
Rocking Rags
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Award-winning Sligo Rags, a group of top-flight musicians that injects bluegrass into Celtic folk music, will be performing Saturday night at Coffee Gallery Backstage. The band, which incorporates elements of country, gypsy jazz and even a little... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Rainfall Totals: How much rain did we get this week?7.41” Kempsville: 13.73” Gallups Corner: 11.46” York County Seaford: 7.10”
Rainfall Totals: How much rain did we get this week?
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 6 days ago
7.41” Kempsville: 13.73” Gallups Corner: 11.46” York County Seaford: 7.10” Camden County Pierceville: 9.52” Currituck County Sligo: 7.34” Gates County Corapeake: 10.73” Northampton County Conway: 8.21” Perquimans County Hertford:... Read more
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Irish Examiner
‘Wonderful’ Skibbereen eatery named Restaurant of the Year 2017of the Year: Kathleen O’Sullivan, Seaview House Hotel, Co Cork. Newcomer of t
‘Wonderful’ Skibbereen eatery named Restaurant of the Year 2017
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
of the Year: Kathleen O’Sullivan, Seaview House Hotel, Co Cork. Newcomer of the Year: Nook Café and Restaurant, Sligo. Family Friendly Destination: Brigit’s Garden, Co Galway. Pet Friendly Hotel of the Year: The Salty Dog, Co... Read more
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The Irish Times
Collapse in Irish property prices more severe than thoughtwas followed by Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo (€77,215), Belturbet, Co Cavan (€82,759),
Collapse in Irish property prices more severe than thought
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
was followed by Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo (€77,215), Belturbet, Co Cavan (€82,759), Longford (€82,759) and Ballymote, Co Sligo (€84,615). Low point The index reveals house prices in the Dublin City administrative zone are leading the recovery... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Carew praise for 'Three Musketeers'September 2016 RTE Sunday Game pundits Joe Brolly, Pat Spillane and Colm O'Rou
Carew praise for 'Three Musketeers'
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 7 days ago
September 2016 RTE Sunday Game pundits Joe Brolly, Pat Spillane and Colm O'Rourke with presenter Michael Lyster. Sligo manager Niall Carew believes that the Sunday Game’s panel deserve praise for the views on the All-Ireland SFC... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
McGourty takes over IT Sligo reins21 September 2016 A general view of the IT Sligo jersey. Leitrim native Padra
McGourty takes over IT Sligo reins
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 7 days ago
21 September 2016 A general view of the IT Sligo jersey. Leitrim native Padraig McGourty has been installed as the new IT Sligo football manager. McGourty is a lecturer in the college, while he also has a wealth... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Siro announces €40m investment in six new townsannouncedment bring to 17 the number of towns across the country by the end of
Siro announces €40m investment in six new towns
techcentral.ie / Posted 7 days ago
announcedment bring to 17 the number of towns across the country by the end of the year – Dundalk, Cavan, Carrigaline, Sligo, Letterkenny, Tralee, Wexford, Drogheda, Westport, Castlebar, Mullingar, Newbridge, Ennis, Ratheniska, Carlow and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Broadband provider SIRO to invest €40m in Irish townswork will be underway in 17 towns across the State by the end of the year. The
Broadband provider SIRO to invest €40m in Irish towns
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
work will be underway in 17 towns across the State by the end of the year. The towns are Dundalk, Cavan, Carrigaline, Sligo, Letterkenny, Tralee, Wexford, Drogheda, Westport, Castlebar, Mullingar, Newbridge, Ennis, Ratheniska, Carlow and... Read more
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HITC Sport
Phil Neville likens Seamus Coleman to Alexis Sanchezplayed alongside Coleman at Everton for three seasons, and has explained that t
Phil Neville likens Seamus Coleman to Alexis Sanchez
HITC Sport / Posted 9 days ago
played alongside Coleman at Everton for three seasons, and has explained that the reason for the former Sligo Rovers’ star’s success has been due to his undying hunger which is comparable to the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Luis... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Carrick Rangers 0-2 Linfield: Blues are playing catch-up but Ross Gaynor still eyeing title prizeto flex their muscles. "We aren't firing on all cylinders yet but that's just
Carrick Rangers 0-2 Linfield: Blues are playing catch-up but Ross Gaynor still eyeing title prize
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
to flex their muscles. "We aren't firing on all cylinders yet but that's just around the corner," said the former Dundalk, Sligo Rovers and Cork City ace. "You don't come to Linfield unless you want to win the title. It's the biggest club in the... Read more
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RTE News
Read O'Connor & Gallagher's final views on rte.ielast few years. The general pre-match consensus is that the Dubs will have too
Read O'Connor & Gallagher's final views on rte.ie
RTE News / Posted 10 days ago
last few years. The general pre-match consensus is that the Dubs will have too much for Stephen Rochford's men, with ex-Sligo star Éamonn O'Hara warning: "In this championship, Mayo have shown us flashes of their brilliance. Many are... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Local TD calls on Government to prevent closure of Sligo libraryFine Gael TD is calling for the Government to intervene following planned cuts
Local TD calls on Government to prevent closure of Sligo library
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
Fine Gael TD is calling for the Government to intervene following planned cuts to services by Sligo County Council. Local TD Tony McLoughlin is calling on his party colleague Minister Simon Coveney, and his department, to work to help solve staffing... Read more
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RTE News
Seagulls stick four past sorry Sligo RTÉ Sport contributor Ger Pender scored for the third match running as Bray
Seagulls stick four past sorry Sligo
RTE News / Posted 10 days ago
RTÉ Sport contributor Ger Pender scored for the third match running as Bray Wanderers maintained their terrific current form to trounce Sligo Rovers 4-0 for the second time this season in their SSE Airtricity... Read more
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RTE News
The jury have spoken: Mayo challenge to fall shortI believe their day of reckoning is upon us." Verdict: Mayo by one Éamonn O'H
The jury have spoken: Mayo challenge to fall short
RTE News / Posted 11 days ago
I believe their day of reckoning is upon us." Verdict: Mayo by one Éamonn O'Hara: 2002 All Star and Connacht winner with Sligo in 2007 "Of course Dublin can be beaten but a lot of things will have to go right for Mayo if that's to happen. "Mayo... Read more
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The Irish Times
Married to Alzheimer’s: three years onstrategy and, believing the test was offered to everyone, agreed to go. After
Married to Alzheimer’s: three years on
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
strategy and, believing the test was offered to everyone, agreed to go. After several trips to the psychologist in Sligo we were told that Tony was displaying clear indications of the onset of Alzheimer’s. As I anticipated, Tony was angry... Read more
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RTE News
On-fire Maguire hoping to retain scoring sparkShamrock Rovers, can continue into the upcoming games. "We've two very importa
On-fire Maguire hoping to retain scoring spark
RTE News / Posted 11 days ago
Shamrock Rovers, can continue into the upcoming games. "We've two very important games next week away to Finn Harps and Sligo so we hope to continue that form," he said. Maguire scored in both of Ireland's recent European under 21 Championship... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Galway Plate winning jockey sustains suspected broken leg in Listowelit." Ryan also has a target in mind for the unfortunate Draycott Place. He sa
Galway Plate winning jockey sustains suspected broken leg in Listowel
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
it." Ryan also has a target in mind for the unfortunate Draycott Place. He said: "Draycott Place is a lovely horse but had been out of form all year. He had his palate done and it's only now he's blooming. He'll go to Sligo for a 0-130 chase ne... Read more
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The Irish Times
Beerista: Po-boy sandwiches, loaded fries and a dream beer fridgethat wouldn’t look out of place on the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives TV show. I
Beerista: Po-boy sandwiches, loaded fries and a dream beer fridge
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
that wouldn’t look out of place on the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives TV show. I take a can of Little Fawn Session IPA from Sligo brewery White Hag from the fridge. It’s crisp with a grapefruit and passion fruit flavour that works very nicely with... Read more
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Irish Central
Did the Irish Famine trigger mental illness in future generations of Irish?generations, including both those who stayed in Ireland and those who emigrated
Did the Irish Famine trigger mental illness in future generations of Irish?
Irish Central / Posted 12 days ago
generations, including both those who stayed in Ireland and those who emigrated. Walsh said at a Science Week event at IT Sligo in 2013 that the severe nutritional deprivation between 1845 and 1850 caused “epigenetic change.” Epigenetics is the... Read more
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The Irish Times
US developer to cash in on Liffey Valley stakeup the deal by acquiring a the Nutgrove Retail Park in Rathfarnham in Dublin as
US developer to cash in on Liffey Valley stake
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
up the deal by acquiring a the Nutgrove Retail Park in Rathfarnham in Dublin as well as retail parks in Letterkenny, Sligo, Tullamore and Killarney, for a combined €170 million. The parks were in receivership at the time and sold under the... Read more
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Irish Central
Remembering the Irish Americans we lost in the 9/11 attacksthe Cantor Fitzgerald brokerage firm alongside the Lynch brothers, Farrell (39)
Remembering the Irish Americans we lost in the 9/11 attacks
Irish Central / Posted 13 days ago
the Cantor Fitzgerald brokerage firm alongside the Lynch brothers, Farrell (39) and Sean (36), whose uncle represents the Sligo-Leitrim constituency in the Irish Senate. Armstrong, a Manhattan native who was so outgoing and gregarious that his... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Making the grade: Junior Cert students get balance rightat exams, according to two of the top achievers in Junior Certificate 2016. Pr
Making the grade: Junior Cert students get balance right
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
at exams, according to two of the top achievers in Junior Certificate 2016. Proud mum Mhairi Gaine with daughter Julie, Sligo, who was one of six students to achieve a maximum 12 As. Pic: James Connolly Among 60,247 students to get results... Read more
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