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Sligo boxer books quarter-final bout at European Championships
Wed. 23/6/21

Dean Clancy

Sligo boxer Dean Clancy won his second bout in 24 hours to book his ticket into the last eight of the European U/22 Championships in Roseto, Italy

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MidWest Radio


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Italian TV host, 60, insists she WAS wearing underwear after 'Basic Instinct' wardrobe malfunction during Euro 2020 coverage goes viral - and jokes 'I've had more replays than the matches!'
Wed. 23/6/21

Paola Ferrari
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Italian TV host Paola Ferrari has insisted she was wearing underwear during Italy's Euro 2020 television coverage after footage appearing to show her accidentally flash viewers went viral
(Aine says: Here in Ireland, fans are still waiting for Irish TV host the   lovely Maura Derrane's   Sharon Stone moment!)

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Daily Mail


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'There's nothing like sharing your music live' – Una Healy on her career and living in Tipperary
Wed 23/6/21

Una Healy
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The 'Saturdays' star (39) said that she dearly misses performing live to thousands of fans and thinks rolling out the system would be a huge boost for large-scale events

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Irish Independent


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9,000 children died in Ireland's brutal homes for unmarried mothers and babies run by the Catholic Church in the 20th century, damning report reveals
Wed 23/6/21

Maggie O'Connor aged 21.
Her daughter Mary died at Tuam
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In total, 15 percent of the 57,000 children at the 18 institutions investigated by the Mother and Baby Home Commission died between 1922 and 1998

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Daily Mail


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'I RAN FOR MY LIFE' Loose Women's Sherrie Hewson reveals terrifying ‘sexual assault by a famous film director’ when she was asleep
Wed 23/6/21

Sherrie Hewson

FORMER Loose Women star Sherrie Hewson has revealed her "terrifying sex assault by a famous film director" when she was asleep.
The Benidorm actress, 70, has claimed she was "chased" around the high-profile star's apartment after he stripped naked

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The Sun


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Second FF TD threatens to quit party over pyrite scandal
Fri. Wed 23/6/21

Marc McSharry TD

Fianna Fáil Sligo-Leitrim TD Marc MacSharry says he will resign if homeowners affected by the pyrite and mica scandal do not receive 100% redress

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Western People


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Love Island 2021s OnlyFans star Shannon Singh boasts she has sex 8 times a day as she lifts lid on wild private life
Wed 23/6/21

Shannon Singh
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In a candid interview Shannon said: "I am very sexually active, I have sex like eight times a day.
“Not every day but I have a lot of sex. I am very sexually active."

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The Sun


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Battle of the Books in a film
Fri. 18/6/21

Shoot

The Story of St. Colmcille and Sligo dates back 1,500 years ago.

According to legend, High King Diarmait macCerbaill's ruling in favour of Finnian,
"to every cow her calf, to every book its copy", is the first recorded judgement in relation to copyright infringement

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Sligo Champion


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Carol Vorderman, 60, admits she 'feels like she's still 20' and is 'genuinely happy' being single after wowing fans with her ageless complexion
Fri 18/6/21

Carol Voderman
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Carol Vorderman, 60, admits she 'feels like she's still 20' and is 'genuinely happy' being single after wowing fans with her ageless complexion
In a new interview the Countdown presenter, 60, confessed she's in denial about her age and has embraced feeling young at heart, adding she has and has no plans to start hunting for
'the One.'

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Daily Mail


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Sligo Brandenburg Concertos concert/broadcast
Fri. 18/6/21


To celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Brandenburg Concertos, all six concertos will be performed and recorded in one day as part of the 26th Sligo Festival of Baroque Music.
The size and scope of this production is a humongous undertaking and is a
strictly non profit event

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Iconic Sligo pub where Normal People was filmed goes up for sale for a very reasonable price scheme
Fri. 18/6/21

Killorans Pub

A bar that featured in the now world-famous TV show Normal People has gone on the market for €240,000.
Killoran's Pub in Tubbercurry, Sligo, stood in for Connell and Marianne's local haunt in their fictional hometown of Carricklea in the Irish drama series

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Irish Mirror


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Rosanna soaks up sun with help from 'glam granny'
Fri 18/6/21

Rosanna Davison
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The influencer kicked off her sunny Tuesday with an adorable snap of her husband Wes Quirke feeding their toddler Sophia and baby twin boys Hugo and Oscar in their three high chairs.
After taking a well-needed sip of iced coffee, Rosanna found herself chasing Sophia around the garden in 21C heat

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Extra.ie


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'A pinch me momen' Maura Higgins scoops exciting RTÉ presenting role
Fri 18/6/21

Maura Higgins
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RTÉ Two is on the hunt for Ireland's next makeup superstar and Maura Higgins has just been announced as the presenter helming the show.
The popular BBC beauty show
Glow Up is coming to Ireland on the hunt for the country's rising stars in the world of beauty

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Evoke.ie


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Opinion: Yeats' poetry helped shape Ireland and appears on the Leaving Cert - now the Yeats Society is under threat
Fri. 18/6/21

Susan O'Keeffe

Yeats' very special relationship with Sligo can be heard throughout all his poetry. Its lakes and hills inspired 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree', the western starlit skies twinkle over 'He Wishes For The Clothes Of Heaven' and the wild beauty of the Hazelwood is depicted in 'The Song of Wandering Aengus'

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The Journal.ie


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Cryptic mysteries in Seafield House,County Sligo.
Fri 18/6/21

Seafield House
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Some places are reputedly haunted mainly for the benefit of their owners, but no such fortune attended the family Phibbs - valued at fifty five pounds sterling in 1905, the house, now called Lisheen, near Strandhill was deemed uninhabitable, although some Jesuit priests around that time tried to exorcise it by saying mass daily for weeks. They failed to dislodge whatever was brooding behind the sullen walls, and in their turn fled

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Emerald Isle.ie


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First look at Virgin Media's new show hosted by Vogue Williams
Fri 18/6/21

Vogue Williams
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This is the first look at Virgin Media's big-budget talent show which forms one of the flagship shows of its autumn schedule.
Hosted by Vogue Williams and called
The Big Deal it sees the nation's aspiring stars showcasing their various talents in front of a panel of judges

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Irish Independent


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Harkin challenges Taoiseach on policing resources in Sligo Leitrim
Fri. 11/6/21

Marian Harkin TD

There was a Government U-turn on policing resources in the Sligo Leitrim area with the decision not to proceed with the construction of a new Garda Station in Sligo town and the fact that there is no Armed Response Unit located in the Sligo Leitrim area

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Leitrim Observer


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Councillor appeals to tourists after TikTok ‘frenzy’ prompts ‘dangerous’ invasions of Irish beauty spot
Fri. 11/6/21

Councillor Donal Gilroy

A local councillor has appealed to tourists to respect the landscape of Sligo after a TikTok ‘frenzy’ prompted ‘dangerous’ invasions of a famous beauty spot.
Located in the Annacuna cliffs in Co Sligo is a stunning horseshoe cave renowned in Irish folklore as one of the hiding places of the
legendary romantic fugitives Diarmuid and Gráinne

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Extra.ie


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Seaweed Hunting Off The Atlantic Coast Of Ireland
Fri. 11/6/21


One of the existing ones Best known restaurants Used by algae By the CA Mullagmore of Ethna's, In County Sligo as the best seafood restaurant on the Wild Atlantic Way, a 2,500 km coastal road.
Appreciating the
freshly arrived seafood, crustaceans and lobsters from the harbor a few meters away, using seaweed in delicious desserts. On sunny days you can sit on the terrace and enjoy the arrival and departure of surfers who have chosen Mullagmore as one of the best destinations in Europe

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Swords Today


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NOT 'RITE Mayo residents whose homes are crumbling due to pyrite slam 'second-class' compensation scheme
Fri. 11/6/21

Denis O'Boyle

Pyrite contamination has now been detected across properties in Ballina, Foxford, Crossmolina, Killala, Castlebar and Westport, as well as in Enniscrone, in Co. Sligo

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Sunday World


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Enjoy the delights of Sligo's Clayton Hotel!
Fri. 11/6/21

Clayton Hotel Sligo

The hotel is a beautiful and historic building and has 162 spacious and comfortable bedrooms of which 96 are superior bedrooms and 66 are suites. The suites come complete with kitchenette facilities containing a microwave and fridge, very helpful when you have a three and six year old in tow

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Advertiser.ie


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Demi Rose sets pulses racing as she wears white thong beneath sweeping sheer dress in sizzling new snaps
Fri 11/6/21

Demi Rose
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She's no stranger to sharing scantily-clad snaps from her beautiful home in Ibiza.
And on Thursday, Demi Rose set pulses racing once more when she wore a white thong beneath a sweeping sheer dress

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Daily Mail


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Keira Knightley: Literally everybody has experienced harassment
Fri. 4/6/21

Keira Knightly

Keira Knightley has described the extent of harassment against women, from groping to threats of violence, as “depressing"
The actress told Harper's Bazaar that “literally” everyone has experienced some form of misogyny in public

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Irish Independent


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Mullaghmore, Co. Sligo – perfect for sea fishing
Fri. 4/6/21

Pic Geograph Eric Jones

The rugged Atlantic town of Mullaghmore in County Sligo is one of the best spots for fishing in Ireland, especially if you fancy sea fishing

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Ireland Before You Die


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A Word in Edgeways
Fri. 4/6/21

Brian Leydon

This morning, we're travelling to north County Sligo and to the wild Atlantic coast. It's where you'll find the home of writer Brian Leyden, who lives in Ballyconnell West

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RTE Radio


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At IT Sligo the overarching goal is alignment of Higher Education to industry needs, making education more responsive to the rapidly changing world of work
Fri. 4/6/21

IT Sligo

IT Sligo started the gradual process of moving part-time evening classes to online learning classes. Now IT Sligo is ranked number one for Most Flexible Learning students by the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

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Irish Times


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Ireland's Defence Forces in the last chance saloon
Fri. 4/6/21


Given the historical cyclical pattern of war in Europe, and the unique threat to internal security in Ireland, the steady decline in the Defence Forces' capabilities is past the point where it poses a long-term existential threat to the State itself

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Irish Examiner


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RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: It's time to take back control from the boffins... the Nepal Variant arrived in the nick of time for 'the science' which has been searching for any excuse to keep the pandemic emergency going
Fri. 4/6/21


The Nepal Variant arrived in the nick of time for‘the science’which has been searching for any excuse to keep the pandemic emergency going. The assorted academics running the show have been living the dream for the past year and a half. They're not about to let go now

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Daily Mail


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Jack B Yeats 'treasure trove' goes on display in Sligo
Fri. 4/6/21


Many of the paintings, drawings and other personal items from "Yeats: The Family Collection" had never been seen in public

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RTE News


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Miley Cyrus urges people to be open to 'experimentation'
Fri. 4/6/21

Miley Cyrus

“Usually I always kind of say to myself the worst that could happen is just the worst that could happen and there's really nothing that's going to be that detrimental by trying something new, by experimenting, by trying a new look,” she said

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Irish Independent


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Reality TV couple under fire for 'fat shaming' Pierce Brosnan and wife Keely Shaye Smith
Fri. 4/6/21

Pierce still fancies the pants off Keely
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Irish Mirror


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Model insists Twitter 'banned' her for being 'too hot' after 'jealous people' complained
Fri. 4/6/21

Whitney Paige Venable

Whitney Paige Venable, 26, claims she posted an innocent snap on her Twitter profile, but was thrown off the site due to the complains of 'less attractive' people

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Daily Star


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Irish OnlyFans star Niamh O'Connor buys second home in less than a year
Thur. Fri. 4/6/21

Niamh O'Connor

Nude model Niamh O'Connor has bought her second home less than a year after signing up to OnlyFans.
The 24-year-old, from Co Louth, opened her account in the X-rated subscription site, where creators
charge for access to explicit pictures and video clips

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Irish Mirror


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Liam Buckley hopeful Sligo Rovers can stay the course after going top
Thur. 7/5/21

Liam Buckley

Sligo Rovers boss Liam Buckley was full of praise for his side after they beat reigning champions Shamrock Rovers to replace them at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division

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RTE Sport


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Event shows how festivals can take place safely in Covid-19 era
Thur. 27/5/21

Folk musician BRÍDÍN receives a Rapid Antigen Test at the Wild Roots Festival.
Pic Brian Farrell

The first practical demonstration outlining how Irish music festivals can be run safely in the era of Covid-19 took place in Hazelwood last Friday at the site of this summer's Wild Roots Music, Performing Arts & Adventure Festival

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Sligo Champion


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Ireland's first female Major General says gender was never an issue as she starts top UN job
Thur. 27/5/21

Major General Maureen O'Brien

Ireland's first female Major General insisted her gender was never an issue as she starts her latest promotion. Starting as an infantry officer almost 40 years ago, Maureen O'Brien has become the first woman to hold a number of ranks here and abroad on UN peacekeeping duties

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Irish Mirror


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Fishing industry stuffed in the hedge by Sea Fisheries protection Authority
Thur. 26/5/21

Marc McSharry TD

The Sligo based Fianna Fail TD says that the government are failing to honour commitments made to the industry in the programme for government and as a result are putting thousands of jobs at risk

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Ocean FM


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Solicitors issue Facebook legal notice to provide details of user who threatened Sunday World reporter's child
Tue. 26/2/19

Journalist Patricia Devlin

Solicitors acting on behalf of journalist Patricia Devlin have issued a legal notice against Facebook to provide the details of an account targeting the Sunday World crime reporter

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Sunday World


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Serial mistress, 48, spills on 'electric' sex with three married men in lockdown
Thur 27/5/21

Gweneth Lee
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Gweneth Lee, 48, known as UK's most prolific mistress has lifted the lid on an "explosion" of cheating which has erupted since the UK lockdown restrictions were lifted

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Daily Star


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