First met Dermot in 1986
STUDENTS have always been good spenders when they go out for a night and publicans can't wait for their return to Sligo.
IT'S BACK to college for some 6,000 students at IT Sligo this week.
IT SLIGO President Terri Scott says students bring an enery and vibrancy to Sligo.
ACCOMMODATION and safety are the main concern of parents, according to Student Union President, Kevin O'Grady.
ONE GROUP eagerly awaiting the return of students to Sligo are local taxi drivers.
FIRST YEAR Fine Art student Megan O'Connor from Ballinamore is looking forward to studying at the college even though it wasn't her first choice.
MY name is Andrea Deavin and I am the newly appointed manager at Cre8ive Corner Crèche located on the edge of Finisklin Industrial Estate (Brooklawn, Sea Road).
NIALL DELANEY AMELON chunk. For 23 and a half cents. That's what this country has to offer the expected hoards of tourists who will flock to our shores next year for ' The Gathering' (which itself sounds more like a Mafia...
NIALL DELANEY STUDENTS are paying on average, €290 a month across the board for accommodation in Sligo. Don Donoghue of the Students' Union said there was shortage this year of accommodation with many students, especially first years, still looking for a place.
NIALL DELANEY THE IRELAND of 2012 is very different to the Ireland when the Croke Park agreement was negotiated. What company, never mind a government, would guarantee pay rates years into the future? Well, that's what happened and as we all know, times have changed and the days of government largesse are over, pity then that some still don't seem to realise that the...
REV. IAN LINTON IT IS sometimes argued by sceptics that Christianity (or indeed any kind of faith) is only for weak people, the kind of folk who need a crutch to get them through life because they lack the inner fortitude needed to do it by themselves. But in my experience, nothing could be...
REV. IAN LINTON Dear Editor,
REV. IAN LINTON Dear Editor,
REV. IAN LINTON THE LOOMING property tax is back in the public eye and still nothing is certain, save that it will be in place by next year, that the Government doesn't have much of a clue about how it should be structured and that, whatever form it takes, it will be met with massive public opposition.
MARIAN HARKIN JUST 30 years ago the Clash, one of the most influential British punk bands ever, released a single that shot to number one in the charts, 'Should I Stay or Should I Go?' I have found myself humming the lyrics...
MARIAN HARKIN 800 RUNNERS are getting themselves ready to descend on Strandhill on Saturday 25th August for The 28th Annual Warriors Run. For the last...
THE new Bishop of Elphin has criticised the delivery of a baby by caesarean section on a young woman in the first test of the...News
A SLIGO soldier tragically fell to his death from a bathroom window at McKee Barracks...News
THEY came in their hundreds to protest on Rosses Point...News
THAT'S the IFA's position when it comes to the farm environmental scheme GLAS.News
THERE were 16 arrests for public order during the week of the Fleadh.News
SLIGO has dropped places in a national litter league and now ranks 26th out of 40 areas...News
IT was notable when...News
ALL eyes were on the biggest competition of the Fleadh, the ceili band contest, on Sunday night.News
WORK is continuing on refurbishing and decorating The Coach House Hotel in Ballymote.News
AMONG the big winners at the All-Ireland Fleadh were competitors from Sligo.News