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The Sligo Champion

Connaught House, Markievicz Road, Sligo, Sligo, Ireland
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Advertising Deadline: 5pm Friday.
Bank Holiday: 5pm Thursday.  The Sligo Champion is a weekly regional newspaper published every Tuesday in Sligo, County Sligo in the Republic of Ireland. It is considered one of Ireland's leading regional newspapers.

The Sligo Champion was founded in 1836.

The first edition was published on 4 June 1836.

The newspaper contains local news about County Sligo and surrounding counties, including neighbouring parts of Counties Leitrim and Roscommon.

It was bought by Independent News & Media in 2008. In September 2011, The Sligo Champion celebrated its 175th birthday.

The Sligo Champion Newsroom

Jenny McCudden         Editor   
Paul Deering               Assistant Editor   
Michael Moran                Sports Editor   
Emma Gallagher   Journalist   


Contact Phone Number 071-9169222

Policy: Please note that any comments made on The Sligo Champion fan page that we feel are not in keeping with our values and that may be felt as defamatory or offensive will be removed.



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Young Jimmy Loughlin RIP will be laid to rest today as the man accused of his murder is remanded. Our deepest sympathies to his family and friends. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh sé.

Mayo Pink Ribbon- charity cycle

Some 80 youths turned up at fight set up on social media - @sligochampion reports on Rathquarter fight charge at #Sligo Circuit Court.

Coolaney man punched woman in a local pub - @sligochampion reports from #Sligo District Court in this week's paper, out now.

"We don't want Easkey to be the lost village" - @jessicafarry reports on a community up in arms over a threatened closure of their Post Office.

Osteopath was pepper-sprayed, beaten, tied up and then robbed - @sligochampion reports today on the case at #Sligo Circuit Criminal Court.

Two assault victims describe that day as the 'worst day of their lives' - @sligochampion reports from #Sligo Circuit Criminal Court in today's paper..

Jailed for 'savage' 4am street robbery and assault of two men - @sligochampion reports from #Sligo Circuit Criminal Court...


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