First met Dermot in 1986
FR. A.B. O'SHEA AFLURRY of activity seems to be the immediate response to the inauguration of the Year of Faith: organise missions and retreats; set up a series of courses, seminars and lectures; make pilgrimages here or there; form another committee or council, advisory or otherwise, and...
FR. A.B. O'SHEA AN EMPLOYMENT Appeals Tribunal has ruled that a man who claimed he was unfairly dismissed had in fact "abandoned" his job.
FR. A.B. O'SHEA THIS WINTER looks set to be a busy season for Ireland West Airport, Knock, following the announcement of 15,000 weekly seats to and from nine scheduled destinations from the Mayo airport.
FR. A.B. O'SHEA THERE'S A lot of belt tightening and adjusting to new hardships on the way for the plain people of Ireland if the latest leaks about the possible contents of the forthcoming budget are anything to go by. Despite previous solemn promises that there would be no kite-flying in advance of this year's budget, the Government apparently couldn't resist falling back on its tried and tested...
FR. A.B. O'SHEA Madam, FINE GAEL TD Frank Feighan certainly renders political satire obsolete.
EMMA GALLAGHER ANTHONY HYLAND "Yes, it is a way too early. Television ads are on now and the whole thing takes away from the meaning of Christmas." ANDREA KENNEDY "Some ads have been on since the end of September, it's ridiculous. You are sick of looking at it by the time...
NIALL DELANEY IF I HEAR it one more time, I just might take it literally, and fight...
EMMA GALLAGHER Paris Sheridan
EMMA GALLAGHER "YOU DON'T seem entirely enthusiastic," Judge Kevin Kilrane told a defendant who agreed to carry out community service in lieu of a prison sentence for shoplifting and handling stolen goods at Sligo Court.
BRIAN LEYDEN Brian Leyden will be reading with musician Gerry Harrington on... FROM November 11 to 18 this year is Library Ireland and National Science Week. In its seventh year now, Library Ireland Week celebrates and highlights the role of libraries, librarians and the importance of...
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CANON NIALL AHERN AS WE MOVE in these dreary days of November we are aware of all who have gone before us marked with the sign of faith and we pray for their eternal repose. It has become fashionable at the start of this month to displace this religious practice with the more secular festivities...
CANON NIALL AHERN THE TRAGIC death of Donegal teenager Erin Gallagher, who took her own life after being subjected to a vile bullying campaign on the Internet, has shocked the nation and led to calls for greater control and regulation of social media websites. This reaction is entirely well intentioned but it lays the blame in the wrong quarter.
CANON NIALL AHERN The Big Band Sound this Christmas! Country & Western Dancing – Party with a difference 14th December 2012 Derek Ryan – whose...
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CANON NIALL AHERN INSULATION is the key to having a warm, cosy home in the winter and a cool refreshing home in the summer. In a World of ever increasing fuel and gas prices, it has never been more...
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