Gardaí assist council workers as they removed fencing around a caravan at Connaughton Road car park in Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

A Traveller family which has been living in a Sligo car park for nearly 30 years is believed to be considering legal action against the county council(...)

A witness told gardaí the deceased had pulled up in his van to admire a pitbull terrier before he was shot through the open window of his van. The shooting happened outside EJ’s Menswear on Grattan Street (above), Sligo, on April 28th, 2005.  File photograph: Google Street View

A man was shot dead in front of his girlfriend and baby son as he sat in a parked van in a busy shopping street in Sligo, an inquest has heard. Hughi(...)