Carrick Cineplex owner Liam Farrell estimates he lost close to €400,000 due to flooding in 2009 and 2015. Photograph: Brian Farrell

For nearly 40 days and 40 nights last year, people were unable to use any of the 166 parking spaces at the back of Joe Dolan’s Bush Hotel in Carrick-o(...)

Sam Smith was shot twice when he answered a knock on the door where he was living at Carroll Drive, Cranmore, Sligo, on December 30th, 2005. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The mother of a 23-year-old Sligo man who was shot dead on his sister’s doorstep almost 11 years ago has appealed to the killer to give himself up. (...)

A protest last week in support of Ballygawley post office in Co Sligo.

A parish priest has spoken out against the closure of a rural post office in Co Sligo which is under threat following the death of the 55-year-old po(...)

By 2025 there will be a ton of plastic in the oceans for every three tons of fish worldwide. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Ten million tonnes of plastic are entering our oceans every year, and environmental experts believe that by 2050, plastic will actually outweigh fish(...)

 Globe House direct provision centre in Sligo: Iranian asylum seeker Amjad Rosstami had stopped taking liquids at the weekend, sparking concerns for his wellbeing. Photograph: Alan Betson

An Iranian asylum seeker, who was on hunger strike for 36 days, ended his action on Tuesday after getting assurances he will be allowed to apply for (...)

Globe House direct provision hostel in Sligo. Photograph: Alan Betson

A threat of deportation against an Iranian man who has been on hunger strike for 35 days has been lifted, according to Government sources. The appare(...)

Globe House in Sligo, where the unnamed hunger striker is said to be very weak and  losing his eyesight. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dozens of people attended a rally in Sligo at the weekend to highlight the case of an Iranian asylum seeker who has been on hunger strike for 34 days (...)

A man who drove at speed while a Garda was clinging onto the open window of his car has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A man who drove at speed while a Garda was clinging onto the open window of his car has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison. Tommy Cor(...)

A coroner has criticised our “binge” culture after hearing a 19-year-old girl died after ingesting a cocktail of illegal drugs mixed with alcohol. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A coroner has criticised our “binge” culture after hearing that a 19-year-old girl died after ingesting a cocktail of illegal drugs mixed with alcoho(...)

Anglers and canoeists held a rally at a Border lake on Saturday in a bid to put pressure on political parties to support a Private Member’s Bill to ban fracking.

Anglers and canoeists held a rally at a Border lake on Saturday in a bid to put pressure on political parties to support a Private Member’s Bill to ba(...)