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Lucy shares recipes

| March 26, 2015

Lucy Robus, aged 19, from Coolaney, has been chosen to have a regular feature on a brand new cookery website which launched on Monday. Lucy is a keen cook and her recipes are aimed at students on a low budget. You can visit the site at http://biamaith.ie and look for Lucy under the ‘Contributors’ link. […]

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Let our troubles not get the better of our kindness

| March 19, 2015

Claire Ronan is back with her latest column in the Sligo Weekender newspaper. In this week’s edition she speaks of her admiration for the beauty and community spirit found throughout the County. For this and much more, pick up a copy of today’s Sligo Weekender. In stores now. Tweet

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Tiger Store to open in Sligo next Wednesday

| March 19, 2015

Danish brand Tiger Stores is set to bid a cheery Halløj to Sligo shoppers as they open their 15th Irish store at Sligo’s Quayside Shopping Centre on Wednesday, March 25. Employing six staff, the Danish brand brings its own take on Scandi-chic to Sligo. For Tiger Stores Ireland Operations Director/Owner Gillian Maxwell, who introduced the […]

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Cameras roll at Beltra County Market

| March 12, 2015

Irish TV cameras rolled at Beltra Country Market on Saturday last as Country Markets Ltd. launched their latest publication “Guide to Good Hygiene Practice”. Sligo MEP Marian Harkin attended the market in Beltra to launch the new publication. And the Beltra Market organisers made it a double celebration by having the MEP officially open the […]

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Secret Gardens – growing strong

| March 5, 2015

Since it began just over five years ago, the Secret Gardens of Sligo initiative has grown very strong. Each year since it’s inception, the Secret Gardens has raised money for a number of charities throughout Sligo. Rosemary Kitchin, one of the founders of the Secret Gardens told the Sligo Weekender how the idea came about. […]

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Two Sligo designers in Kilkenny show

| February 26, 2015

Sligo designers Ashleigh Smith and Rebecca Marsden have been chosen to feature in Fresh Talent, an exhibition of work by Irish designers. Fresh Talent showcases the work of emerging Irish designers since 2011. Fresh Talent is a government-backed project exploring, promoting and celebrating Irish design nationally and internationally. The exhibition has been commissioned to form […]

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Yeats dinner to help Rory’s wish to walk

| February 26, 2015

Husband and wife Damien Brennan and Paula Gilvarry will host a Yeats Dinner on Saturday, March 14 to raise funds for the “Rory Wishes To Walk” campaign. The campaign was set up to help youngster Rory Gallagher to realise his dream to walk. His family have until end of June 2015 to raise €120,000 to […]

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Sligo Children’s Book Festival starts next Month

| February 19, 2015

Three of Sligo’s leading cultural organisations have come together for a third year to host the Sligo Children’s Book Festival, celebrating family literacy and creativity of parents and young children. Tweet

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I’m not in love with Valentine’s Day

| February 19, 2015

Claire Ronan’s column from the Sligo Weekender issue of 12/02/2015 Be sure to pick up this week’s paper for the latest column from comedian Niamh Marron.  According to one legend, Valentine was a Christian martyr killed for standing up to the Roman emperor who would not allow soldiers to get married. Another says that Valentine […]

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Valentine’s column by Claire

| February 12, 2015

Be sure to pick up a copy of this week’s paper. Columnist, broadcaster and mother Claire Ronan gives her thoughts on Valentine’s Day. It’s not to be missed. Tweet

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New Mayor of Tubbercurry crowned

| February 5, 2015

THE new mayor of Tubbercurry assumed office this week. Pat Kilcoyne has taken the crown of mayor following on from the Tubbercurry’s last mayor, the late Joe Masterson. The mayoral election in Tubbercurry was held to raise funds and make improvements to GAA facilities in the town, with all the money raised from events organised […]

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Sligo actress in ‘Red Rock’

| February 5, 2015

Sligo actress Elva Trill is set to feature in next week’s episode of the hit TV3 drama “Red Rock”, airing on Wednesday, February 11 at 8.30pm. The twice-weekly drama series has proven a huge ratings-winner for TV3. It revolves around a garda station caught in the middle of two warring families in a fictional Dublin […]

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