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Ben Bulben night walk vital for Mountain Rescue team

| July 6, 2016

HAVE you ever wanted to see the view of Sligo from atop Ben Bulben? Tweet

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Woodturner wins Etsy’s Best Irish Maker Award

| June 30, 2016

This week a major international player in the craft world has awarded a woodturner from Riverstown the Best Maker in Ireland Award. Matt Jones who works from his studio in Riverstown village, won a prestigious Etsy Regional Award as a direct result of his product designs and handcrafted gifts that he sells via his on-line […]

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Shanty Festival a success despite bad weather

| June 22, 2016

Were you at last weekend’s Shanty Festival in Rosses Point?   We have two pages of photos from the festivities in this weekend’s Sligo Weekender newspaper. In shops now. Tweet

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New Waterpoint gym opens in Enniscrone

| June 8, 2016

Plans for new adventure centre revealed as seaside village aims to exploit Wild Atlantic Way potential. Tweet

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Take a bit out of Sligo with food festival

| June 8, 2016

The SÓ Sligo Food Festival gets underway on Thursday next, June 15 and this year’s spectacle will be even bigger than before. Tweet

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Round Ireland sailor stops in Mullaghmore

| June 1, 2016

USUALLY the circumnavigation of Ireland by sea is done with some creature comforts. For a start, there would be a facility aboard the yacht (usually) to have a cup of tea, to lie down or just simply to stop sailing at some stage or other during the journey. This is not the case for Gary […]

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Spread some sunshine on Sunflower Days 2016

| June 1, 2016

Sunflower Days in aid of North West Hospice take place from June 9-11. Sunflowers pins and Sunflower plants will be available to buy from North West Hospice Volunteers throughout the North West and the public’s support would be greatly appreciated. Tweet

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Tidy Towns efforts evoke pride in the local community

| May 26, 2016

In the first of a two part series on Collooney, the Weekender in the community speaks to the local Tidy Towns, people involved in Community Games, a new restaurateur in the area and the Couch 2 5k program. Here is a taster of the two page feature in this week’s paper. Also, check out next […]

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Benbulben Comhaltas branched officially launched in Maugherow

| May 26, 2016

A Comhaltas Branch was in the planning in North Sligo for many years before the ‘Benbulben branch’ was eventually established in 2015. Tweet

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Murson Farm- the best of local produce

| May 12, 2016

Murson Farm is on the fringes of Grange village. Tweet

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Night of glamour

| May 5, 2016

A night of fashion and celebrity in the Radisson Blu Hotel will benefit two local causes. Tweet

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Historic peace gardens attract year-round visitors

| April 28, 2016

By Alan Finn Nestled in the cosy south Sligo village of Banada lies a tranquil park built as a symbol of cross-border reconciliation. The Banada peace gardens, opened in 1997 by Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume, has continued to grow and develop over the last 19 years as it became the centrepiece which encapsulates […]

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