Updated: 21/11/17 : 13:01:07
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Majority of Sligo homes will be decorated for Christmas but not prepared for season-related risks

Over three quarters of Irish people (77%) will deck their homes out in festive decorations this Christmas with 13% planning to go all out with both indoor and outdoor lights and decorations. However, despite the great efforts that people in Sligo and across Ireland go to in preparing their homes for Christmas, the majority (61%) will take no steps to protect their home against season-related risks, such as [...]  Read More...

Updated: 24/11/17 : 12:35:27
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Sligo's new restaurant has diners Hooked

Sligo’s serial restaurateur, Anthony Gray expanded his restaurant family this week with the opening of Hooked. The restaurant opened this Thursday, November 22nd, in The Italian Quarter, in Sligo town. Former RAI President, Anthony also owns and operates the popular eateries Trá Bán, Strandhill, and [...]  Read More...

Updated: 07/12/17 : 11:56:05
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Ireland’s changing climate is projected to result in wide ranging economic and societal impacts

“Observations of the atmosphere, oceans and land show that Ireland’s climate is changing. The observed scale and rate of change is similar to global trends. These changes are projected to continue and increase over the coming decades,” said Dr Margaret Desmond, lead author of one of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) research reports being launched today by Mr Denis Naughten, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment at [...]  Read More...

Updated: 09/12/17 : 06:26:12
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Focus on Sligo entrepreneurs - Tony Conway

A chance pitstop in Carrick on Shannon piqued Tony Conway’s interest in coffee and paved the way for his eclectic café Hearts Desire. Up to that point he hadn’t really ‘got’ the coffee scene and certainly wouldn’t have considered the making of an espresso as art. Today, his tongue-in-cheek mission is to rid the world of mediocre coffee.The teenage Tony would never have foreseen a career in coffee. On leaving school he worked on building [...]  Read More...

Updated: 22/11/17 : 05:50:09
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No one should be ALONE this Christmas

Vincent Browne asks public to reach out to thousands of older people spending Christmas aloneALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, today launched their Christmas campaign which asks individuals to support the work of ALONE by volunteering and donating, and for older people experiencing isolation and loneliness to get in touch with ALONE to avail of one of it’s services. At the launch of the campaign [...]  Read More...