Ballymote

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Sir Bernard and Lady Docker. Known by the gossip columns as “Naughty Norah”, she married three millionaires and spent their money with relish. Photograph: Getty Images

Many years ago, my mother went through a brief phase of inventing words and expressions. “He was hyrannical,” she would say, to describe someone who h(...)

Deirdre McGettrick says life in London is good, but advises people looking to launch a start-up to do their homework.

Sligo native Deirdre McGettrick combined her love of design with her experience in finance to create a Skyscanner-type website for home furnishings. (...)

Gardaí in Ballymote are appealing for witnesses to the fatal crash in Sligo on the N4. File photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

A man has died following a road traffic collision involving a car and a truck in Co Sligo. The crash happened at about noon on the N4 road between C(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the “biggest investment in rural Ireland ever” as he announced the signing of the contract for the National Broadband Plan at an event in Glendalough Co Wicklow. Illustration: Getty

Some 300 towns and villages across Ireland are to get high-speed internet hubs while they await the arrival of the National Broadband Plan. The full l(...)

People in Tubbercurry are ‘boiling kettles dozens of times a day and buying containers of water’, according to the chamber of commerce

Householders on the east coast who have been coping with a boil water notice for a number of days have been urged to “hunker down and get ready for th(...)

A general view of Sligo Town in the late 19th century. Pictured is Market Street, just off modern-day,  Grattan Street where the killing took place. Photograph: National Library of Ireland/Flickr Commons

Rosa di Lucia gave birth to her third child a little more than a week before she was killed in her bed at her Sligo home. In the days following the b(...)

Irish Water has awarded two contracts to Veolia to upgrade water and waste water treatment plants. Photograph: Frank Miller

Engineering group Veolia has won two contracts to upgrade water and waste water treatment plants in the Republic. State company Irish Water plans spe(...)

Trevor Boland: “Our costs have gone up, our feeds, our fertiliser, but the price we receive hasn’t increased.” Photograph:  Brian Farrell

For Francie Gorman, a full-time suckler farmer in Portlaoise, the past six months have been as grim as he can remember, as the beef industry struggles(...)

Fine Gael’s  John Perry: said he would “not rush into a decision”on whether he would run as an Independent in the next general election

Former Fine Gael minister of state John Perry has failed to get a nomination to run for the party in the local elections in Sligo next May following a(...)

Nicholas Murtagh died in Sligo University Hospital on June 17th, 2017, two weeks after the crash near his home at Doocastle, Ballymote, Co Sligo. Photograph: Alan Betson

An 85-year-old man died after the quad bike he was driving was in collision with a car at a junction on a rural road in Co Sligo, an inquest heard on (...)

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