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Special ReportA LEADING Sligo priest has rejected claims by the Minister for Education on the teaching of religion in Catholic primary schools.Fr Michael Drumm said Catholic schools ''are not centres of indoctrination.''Over ninety percent [...]  Read More...


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Irish Water to seek Sligo redundancies
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Sligo County Council HQ. Irish Water is to be given enough money to fund about 1,100 voluntary redundancies from local authority staff, including Sligo, over the next six years.The Irish Times reports that a memorandum brought to Government by Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan sought permission for the money to slim down the semi-State firm as it [...]  Read More...

Editor´s Comment
In a sea of gloom.....

In a sea of gloom and despondency a buoy of hope has rung its bell and given us some hope for our and our children's future.The State visit of President Higgins to Britain has rightly shown Ireland to be a vibrant educated society capable of putting the past to bed and to boldly embrace a future without bitterness towards our nearest [...]  Read More...
Sligo Sport - Daily Updates
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DyNamo Gymnastics Club hosted a fantastic Acrobatic Gymnastics event on Sunday 13th new state of the art facility, based at Union Road, Business Park, Collooney, Co. Sligo. Sligo Rovers 11-A-Side Astro Turf LeagueTuesday's Results (22 April)Division OneHargadon's (Calry) 10, Barry's Public House 2Peter Toner, Colm Devaney, Mark Devaney and Ronan O'Hara all got two each with Brendan Lowry and Chris Donaghy getting one apieceAnthony Brennan scored both goals for Barry'sMonday's Results  (22 April)McCullagh Carpentry Division [...]  Read More...

Entertainment News: What's On In Sligo - Daily Updates
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Austrian Fiddle Player to launch debut album at The ModelSaturday 26th April at 8pmThe Model is delighted to host the album launch of outstanding Austrian fiddle player Claudia Schwab later this month.  Schwab, whose musical language encompasses elements of Austrian yodelling, Irish and Swedish traditional music and [...]  Read More...