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Organisers hope Yeats rose will become familiar sight in Sligo

| April 23, 2015

One of the most innovative means of celebrating the 150th birthday of W.B. Yeats this year has come from a group of keen Sligo gardeners. Secret Gardens of Sligo and the Yeats Society are launching a brand new variety of rose to be named in honour of the famous poet as part of the Yeats2015 […]

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Sligo ‘is an inspiration to the rest of the country’

| April 23, 2015

Sligo was described “an inspiration to the rest of the country” by Minister for Children, Dr James Reilly when he officially opened a €1.2m holiday and respite centre for people with MS and other physical disabilities on Monday. Woodhaven is a specially equipped facility on the First Sea Road in Sligo town to provide accessible […]

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Win a training session with women’s mini-marathon

| April 16, 2015

Sligo women who have signed up for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon are in with a chance to win the ultimate training session with the Vhi Support Team of David Gillick and Sligowoman Louise Heraghty. Tweet

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Bressie talks Mullaghmore, cycling and Kian Egan

| April 16, 2015

THE An Post Cycle is growing. Close to 75,000 people have rallied in behind the cycle which seeks to promote good causes and get people fit along the way. Tweet

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Sligo Flea Market ‘springs’ back into the Model

| April 9, 2015

Sligo’s popular indoor vintage and craft market returns to The Model on Saturday April 11 for its first market of 2015. Tweet

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Did you hear the one about the Sligo man?

| April 9, 2015

Niamh Marron, comedian and Sligo Weekender Columnist speaks to fellow comedian and Sligoman John, Cleary, and looks forward to two weekends of laughter.  Tweet

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Sligo business joins ‘food heroes’

| April 9, 2015

A family-run Sligo business is one of 18 Irish food and drink firms which this week joined a programme to help small and medium-sized companies. Tweet

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Sligo hoteliers feel positive about 2015 tourism season

| April 2, 2015

Hoteliers in Sligo have welcomed the Government’s new tourism policy launched by Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and Minister Paschal Donohoe, last week. Tweet

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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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