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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(...)

Alexander (Aleck) Crichton:  May 9th 1918 - April 18th 2017. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Alexander (Aleck) Crichton had a long life but he never wasted a moment. He was a whiskey magnate who served as governor of Bank of Ireland. A second (...)

 Dr Andrea Hermann: she did not tell those interviewing her at Sligo University Hospital that she had previously been sanctioned by the Medical Council. Photograph: Collins Courts

Among the many disturbing findings from the Medical Council inquiry into the conduct of Dr Andrea Hermann, perhaps the most shocking was the revelatio(...)

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. (...)

Dominic Fallon, of Kiltrustran, Strokestown, Co Roscommon - who was admitted to Sligo University Hospital the day after a catheterisation  procedure - died there 90 days later, coroner Eamon MacGowan heard.  File photograph: Getty Images

A 79-year-old man died “after three months of torture” following a day procedure to have a catheter inserted at University College Hospital Galway, hi(...)

Neil Porter holds a photograph of his late wife Maura, flanked by his daughter Davina and his son Brendan.  Photograph: Trevor McBride

A five-hour back-up of ambulances at Letterkenny general hospital last December led to an elderly woman waiting almost an hour for an ambulance after(...)

On the night that Sally Rowlette left for Sligo hospital to have her fourth baby she went into her other children’s bedrooms, kissed them goodbye and (...)

Dhara Kivlehan’s husband  Michael says he feels no anger towards hospital staff over her death. Photograph: PA

Dhara Kivlehan’s husband, Michael, said yesterday he felt no anger towards staff at Sligo Regional Hospital. Following the long-awaited inquest(...)

Michael Kivlehan appealed to other fathers not to be afraid to challenge doctors.

The death of Dhara Kivlehan – from multi-organ failure – was due to medical misadventure, a jury unanimously decided on Monday  night. Ms (...)

An undated picture  of Dhara Kivlehan and her husband Michael.

An expert witness has told the inquest into Dhara Kivlehan’s death that a delay in getting specialist renal and liver care for her was one of a number(...)

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