Legend of the game
It began with a goal to prove his peers wrong.
Jim Hurley - Nature Trail The European Union has taken action against invasive aliens by declaring war on 37 species comprised of 23 animals and 14 plants. The wanted list came into force on 3rd August.
Do you believe in dragons?
Pete Wedderburn - Animal Doctor The issue of puppy farms continues to make news headlines.
Jim Hurley - Nature Trail Rabbit or hare? that is the question. When you see a creature that can only be either a rabbit or hare, a moment of initial confusion may arise as to which is which.
Pete Wedderburn - Animal Doctor I am not a royalist, but this week I feel that I have to come to the defence of young Prince George. The unfortunate three year old boy was pictured, in officially released photos, feeding a small taste of...
Jim Hurley - Nature Trail Pineappleweed is a very common and widespread wildflower that grows extremely well in poor, compacted soil on bare ground such as haggards, unsurfaced farmyards, tracks, footpaths, cracks in town...
Andrew Collyer - Practical Gardening August is generally regarded as the holiday month here in Ireland , a time to slow down, relax and take a break. It also heralds a slow down in the work load around the garden. The burst of growth brought on by spring and early summer tends to have slowed at this stage and even the weeds seem happy to be taking a little break.
Clair Whitty - Naturally Healthy What are we eating? That's a good question. Do we read through the long list of ingredients every time we pick up a food product? Well if you don't, you could be in for a surprise.
Fashion has always been the main love of 24-year-old Amie Meehan's life. She spends hours on end sifting through magazines, cutting out designs she's interested in and putting them in her many scrap-books.
Deborah Coleman - Straight Talking I've never heard such a load of fuss about boobs as in the last few weeks.
Emma Gallagher Every young married couple dream about owning their own home and that became a reality last week for Gemma Crossan and her husband Kevin Cogan.
Jim Hurley - Nature Trail I heard there was a wreck of comb jellies on the strand and while I didn't go down immediately to see these delicate, transparent jellyfish I did keep them in mind. The next time I was on the shore I was pleased to see that they were there again in their thousands along the tideline.
Pete Wedderburn - Animal Doctor A young Boxer dog, called Yuki, suffered from a severe bout of gastroenteritis. She vomited every day, for three days in a row. I treated her with the usual supportive treatment, and within a few...
Ballymote-based nature educator Michael Bell will provide a nature walk and workshop in Beltra on August 14th.
Style blogger Tríona O'Donnell will run a workshop at the Hawk's Well on Thursday August 4th. Blogging is a great way to showcase your writing and interests.
It would possibly take a week to list all the achievements of Jim Lawlor throughout his life and at 80 years of age, he's not finished yet. The Driminagh native moved here for his work with the John Player company and settled into his home on the First Sea Road with his family. Jim has been involved in so many committees over the years and his work has brought him around the world, yet it's clear it's his...
RTE has made the decision... News
Among those honoured at the Celtic Fringe Festival Gala Reception was 96-year-old Tony Toher who was very involved in the past in... News
Two women have pleaded guilty to the theft of baby goods at a Sligo store. News
A man charged with breaking into the home of the Bishop of Elphin has sent him an email... News
O'Connell Street traders are giving a mixed reaction three weeks into the temporary closure of the town's main street to traffic. News
The inquest into the murder in broad daylight of Hughie McGinley on the streets of Sligo... News
During his brief trip to Sligo this weekend, Transport Minister Shane Ross has agreed to raise the issue of Sligo Library with his... News
While councillors met for a de-briefing session on Friday on last Wednesday's meeting with... News
Lieutenant Commander Miguel Adolfo Romero Contreras' first impression of Ireland - and Sligo - from the sea was "marvellous." News
They arrived bright and early on Friday morning, capping a four-day journey from... News