Sligo promoted to Division 2 and win Division 3 title
National Football League Division Three Final
@Croke Park, Dublin
It has been a meteoric rise for the Sligo GAA team and its followers over the past couple of years in the GAA National Football league (NFL).
Last year they were plunged into Division Four, but but by the end of that campaign they won the Division Four title and were promoted.
In the final they defeated Antrim. Remarkably, it was Saffrons again that they met today in the Division 3 final in Croke Park and again the Yeats men emerged victorious. Read more
Sinn Fein Cllr Padraig MacLochlainn
As a facebook campaign, started in Donegal, against Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT), gathers huge momentum with over 4000 people now supporting it, Donegal Sinn Féin Councillor, Pádraig Mac Lochlainn has challenged the county’s Fianna Fáil politicians to clarify where they stand on the matter.
Cllr Mac Lochlainn said:
“Last week I said that this facebook campaign was clear evidence of the opposition to VRT in the county. At that stage, a healthy 1200 people had signed up to support it. A week on, support has almost quadrupled to well over 4000 and undoubtedly will continue upwards in the week ahead” Read more
A new medical breakthrough could soon see could see ultrasound images taken in Africa being read by a consultant radiologist or cardiologist in Ireland.
The project is being developed in the Institute of Technology, Sligo with the Irish charity Neri Clinics, which funds a primary care centre in the Linda Township in Lusaka, Zambia. Read more
Former Donegal Garda Commissioner dies
The Garda Commissioner, Fachtna Murphy, has expressed his sadness at the death of former Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, Eamonn Doherty, who was a native of Donegal.
A former Donegal Person of the Year Mr. Doherty passed away early this morning following a long illness and the Commissioner extended his sympathies to his wife, Patricia, daughters Deirdre, Patricia and Fionnuala, sons Colm and Eamonn and his extended family including siblings, nieces, nephews and grandchildren. Read more