Sligo, Ireland Newswire

Sligo, Ireland Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sligo, Ireland.

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  1. 'I was thinking, 'a ruck? what's that?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | RTE.ie

    With four uncapped players in Ireland's match-day squad to face USA on Sunday , second row Aoife McDermott is no longer the new kid on the block. The Sligo native made her Irish bow just nine months ago against Wales, maintaining her upward trajectory following her decision to switch sports from basketball.

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  2. AFL recompense for GAA clubs, not a runner, says KernanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | RTE.ie

    Joe Kernan's main concern is for players who are not up to the physical demands of the Australian game Armagh's All-Ireland winning manager Joe Kernan can't envisage a compensation system for GAA clubs who lose players to Australian Rules. Red g Murphy from Sligo became the latest Irish recruit to make the move Down Under, when signing a Category B rookie contract with North Melbourne.

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  3. Higgins calls for 'solidarity' among nations as he honours the fallen IrishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Independent.ie

    President Michael D Higgins during Armistice Day commemorations at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin ahead of his inauguration. Photo: Caroline Quinn President Michael D Higgins led Ireland's 100-year Armistice commemoration -paying tribute to the 200,000 Irish soldiers who fought in World War I, and calling for renewed "solidarity" among nations.

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  4. President Michael D Higgins honours 200,000 Irish soldiers who fought ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Independent.ie

    President Michael D. Higgins places a wreath on behalf of the people of Ireland at Armistice Day Commemoration Picture: Caroline Quinn President Michael D Higgins honours 200,000 Irish soldiers who fought in WWI as he speaks of 'official amnesia' after conflict President Michael D Higgins led Ireland's Armistice commemorations, marking one hundred years since the end of World War One and honouring the 200,000 Irish soldiers who fought in it.

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  5. President-elect Michael D Higgins honours 200,000 Irish soldiers who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Independent.ie

    President Michael D. Higgins places a wreath on behalf of the people of Ireland at Armistice Day Commemoration Picture: Caroline Quinn President-elect Michael D Higgins honours 200,000 Irish soldiers who fought in WWI as he speaks of 'official amnesia' after conflict President-elect Michael D Higgins lead Ireland's Armistice commemoration, marking one hundred years since the end of World War One and honouring the 200,000 Irish soldiers who fought in it.

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  6. Events around Ireland mark centenary of Armistice DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | RTE.ie

    A number of events are taking place around the country to mark the centenary of the ending of World War I. In Cork City, the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Mick Finn laid a wreath at the Cenotaph on the Grand Parade. He was joined by relatives of those who died in WWI and members of the Cork branch of the Western Front Association, who also laid wreaths at the monument.

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  7. Academics find Dracula was partly inspired by SligoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | RTE.ie

    It is one of the most famous novels of all time, one which has scared readers and viewers of the many screen and stage interpretations since it was penned in 1897. What's not widely known, however, is that Dracula, the story of a Transylvanian vampire who travels to England in search of new blood, was actually partly inspired by the town of Sligo.

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  8. 'Five O'Connor men went and only one came back - families were...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Independent.ie

    'Five O'Connor men went and only one came back - families were devastated' - Sligo historian highlighting tragic stories of local men who lost lives in WWI Simone Hickey and her husband Tom will walk in period dress representing Emily Barlow & R.W. Morrison in the procession in Sligo on Sunday Simone Hickey and her husband Tom will walk in period dress representing Emily Barlow & R.W. Morrison in the procession in Sligo on Sunday 'Five O'Connor men went and only one came back - families were devastated' - Sligo historian highlighting tragic stories of local men who lost lives in WWI November 11 at 11.11am marks the 100th anniversary of Armistice, the end of World War I, and at that very moment tomorrow morning a silent procession of 607 individuals, dressed in the civilian garb of 1918, will make their way down the centre of Sligo town.

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  9. Around 200 farms to be affected by a 100,000 CAP limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | BreakingNews.ie

    Just under 200 Irish farms will be affected by one of the main proposals to reform the EU's Common Agricultural Policy which will set a cap of a 100,000 on payments to farmers. Research by the Oireachtas' Parliamentary Budget Office shows the proposed introduction of a a 100,000 ceiling from 2020 has the potential to directly impact on only 199 out of more than 124,000 Irish farmers who received payments under CAP.

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  10. Obese people in their 40s 'so unfit they move as slowly as a pensioner'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Independent.ie

    Obese people in their 40s or even younger can have as little mobility as pensioners and struggle to cross the road at traffic lights, a new study has said. Obese people in their 40s or even younger can have as little mobility as pensioners and struggle to cross the road at traffic lights, a new study has said.

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  11. Plans for a new 20-bed cystic fibrosis unit at hospital now at 'advanced stage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Independent.ie

    Plans for a new 20-bed cystic fibrosis unit at Beaumont Hospital are at an advanced stage, with an application to begin the 11m development to be submitted within weeks. Plans for a new 20-bed cystic fibrosis unit at Beaumont Hospital are at an advanced stage, with an application to begin the 11m development to be submitted within weeks.

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  12. Rogers on Stephen Kenny: 'Whatever it is, he's got it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | RTE.ie

    Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers believes that Stephen Kenny would be well suited to the international job if it ever fell his way and said that his manager always remained "true to his philosophy" no matter the opposition. Kenny managed Dundalk to the fourth league and cup double in the club's history this season and the second under his watch.

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  13. O'Connors edge Ballintubber past gritty TourlestraneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | RTE.ie

    Mayo star Cillian O'Connor bagged five pointed frees as Ballintubber qualified for the Connacht Club SFC semi-final they'll meet Leitrim's Aughawillan after a tense one-point win over Tourlestrane at Quigabar. Tourlestrane, who completed their county three in-a-row at this west Sligo venue, came into this fixture with a disappointing record at provincial level, having never won the Connacht trophy and making their exit in the last two years to Castlebar Mitchels.

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  14. Full RacecardRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 4 | Sporting Life

    C&D and dual winner of this contest in 2012 and 2016. Second to Logical Song in this race 12-months ago and quite capable of hitting the frame despite advancing years.

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  15. No Metro stop for Ranelagh and Na Fianna GAA after protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | Independent.ie

    Na Fianna GAA club will lose a station but will not be forced to surrender playing pitches for up to six years to accommodate construction of the a 3bn MetroLink system. Na Fianna GAA club will lose a station but will not be forced to surrender playing pitches for up to six years to accommodate construction of the a 3bn MetroLink system.

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  16. FAI Cup final preview: A rivalry to excite and igniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | RTE.ie

    "We want the players to express their talent, back themselves and show that they can really excite people when they come in the gate." Words from the Dundalk manager, Stephen Kenny, speaking to RTE Sport ahead of Sunday's Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup final, where the recently crowned league champions will take on Cork City to bring down the curtain on the 2018 League of Ireland season.

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  17. All you need to know: Weekend GAA club actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | RTE.ie

    Munster SFC quater-finals Moyle Rangers v Dr Crokes , Ardfinnan, 1.30pm Adare v The Nire , Gaelic Grounds, 3.30pm Ulster SFC quarter-finals Cargin v Gweedore , Corrigan Park, 2.30pm Castlerahan v Coleraine , Kingscourt, 2.30pm Burren v Scotstown , Pairc Esler, 2.30pm Connacht SFC quarter-finals Clann na Gael v Tir Chonaill Gaels , Dr. Hyde Park, 1pm Tourlestrane v Ballintubber , Enniscrone, 2pm Munster SHC semi-finals Na Piarsaigh v Clonoulty-Rossmore , Gaelic Grounds, 1pm Ballygunner v Ballyea , Walsh Park, 1.30pm Leinster SHC quarter-finals Coolderry v Mount Leinster Rangers , O'Connor Park, 1.30pm Ballyboden St Enda's P-P Clonkill , Parnell Park Camross v Naomh Eanna , O'Moore Park, 2pm TV Ballygunner v Ballyea live on TG4 Coolderry v Mount Leinster Rangers deferred coverage on TG4 RADIO Updates on all the day's games on Sunday Sport on RT Radio 1 from 2pm.

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  18. Profile: 'Elizabeth was kindness herself' - the woman who left a 30m to charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Independent.ie

    Orphaned at two years of age, married at 21 and widowed less than 20 years later, Elizabeth O'Kelly was fondly remembered for her "tennis parties and splendid teas". Orphaned at two years of age, married at 21 and widowed less than 20 years later, Elizabeth O'Kelly was fondly remembered for her "tennis parties and splendid teas".

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  19. Baraclough signs new two-year Northern Ireland dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | RTE.ie

    Ian Baraclough has signed a new two-year contract to remain Northern Ireland Under-21 boss, ending speculation he could take on the vacant role with Derry City. Baraclough's side finished second to Spain in qualifying for the European Championship, amassing 20 points during their qualification campaign, securing victories over Spain, Iceland, Albania and Estonia along the way, but just missed out on reaching the play-offs for a place in the finals in Italy next summer.

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  20. AFL 2019: Record number of Irish players on AFL listsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | NEWS.com.au

    North Melbourne unveiled Red A"g Murphy on Tuesday, with the Garlic footballer now the 14th player from Ireland to hold a list spot in 2019. James Madden , Mark Keane , Anton Tohill , Stefan Okunbor , Callum Brown and Murphy are the new additions for 2019, with Pearce Hanley, Zac Tuohy and Conor McKenna three of the more high profile current Irish AFL players.

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