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Ballinode College Class of 2015

| September 3, 2015

We have two pages of photos from the recent Ballinode College Grad.                       More in this week’s Sligo Weekender newspaper – in shops now! Tweet

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Sun shines on annual Enniscrone Show

| August 27, 2015

It was a beautiful day in East Sligo as the Enniscrone community came out to enjoy their annual show. For a two page picture spread from the event, pick up a copy of this week’s Sligo Weekender newspaper – in shops now. Tweet

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Italian autos to descend on Sligo Airport for show

| August 20, 2015

Over 100 Italian cars – from humble baby Fiats to exotic Ferraris – will descend on Strandhill in Sligo over the weekend of Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 August. Classic FIAT Ireland will host the Italian 100 event this year in the seaside village. This coincides with the annual Classic FIAT weekend, with a scenic […]

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Ladies’ Day at County Sligo Races

| August 13, 2015

Ladies’ Day at County Sligo Races took place last Thursday. Here is a small selection of photos from the day. For the a full two pages of coverage, see this week’s Sligo Weekender newspaper. In shops now.             Tweet

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Sligo Jazz Festival 2015

| August 6, 2015

The Sligo Jazz Festival took place last month and proved to be a great success. See today’s Sligo Weekender newspaper for a page of photos from the week-long event. In shops now. Tweet

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Dervla brings her baking home for new café

| July 30, 2015

A Sligo restaurateur has returned to her home town of Easkey to open a new café called Pudding Row. Tweet

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Promoting ‘good life’ on the Wild Atlantic Way

| July 30, 2015

By Hans Wieland Many visitors on the Wild Atlantic Way will encounter farms, B&B’s and food producers established way back in the late 70s and early 80s by what many people then called the “blow-ins”, people from abroad or from Dublin for that matter, who in search of “The Good Life” found it on the […]

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RTE to broadcast Garland Sunday live from Sligo

| July 23, 2015

This year’s Garland Sunday celebrations on Sunday, July 26, will have an added interest for the people of Sligo with mass from the Holy Well being broadcast live on RTE to Ireland and across the world on the internet. Kairos Communications, who count two Sligo people from the same family among their staff, will be […]

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Sligo Jazz Festival launches

| July 16, 2015

The Sligo Jazz Festival was officially launched in Hargadon’s this week. The Festival programme get’s under way on Tuesday, July 21 with a perfomance from world music star Dhafer Youssef’s highly acclaimed Birds Requim Quartet in the Hawk’s Well Theatre. For more information on Dhafer Youssef’s concert and photos from the Hargadon’s launch, see this […]

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Irish music stars play for nursing home

| July 9, 2015

Abbey Haven Care Centre and Nursing Home, Boyle celebrated Nursing Homes Week in style on Friday last with the very talented singer Eleanor Shanley and Eurovision winner Charlie McGettigan. Eleanor and Charlie took time out of their busy schedules to sing and entertain the residents, family and staff. They started the afternoon with old favourite […]

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Havin’ A Laugh weekend is good for body and soul

| June 18, 2015

The Havin’ a Laugh Adventurefest returns next month with a weekend of fun adventures, comedy, music, food, meditation and more – from July 3-5. Havin a Laugh is the festival that keeps on giving. It’s popularity has grown over the past four years and it has gradually become one of the most hotly anticipated events […]

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Strandhill woman is ambassador for Global Wellness Day

| June 11, 2015

Kira Walton, co-founder of luxury organic marine skincare brand, VOYA, has been announced as Ireland’s official ambassador for Global Wellness Day which takes place this Saturday, June 13. Global Wellness Day is an international non-profit organization which started as a social project created solely by volunteers. The concept is simple, that one day a year, […]

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