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News Ireland Sligo: Tiree surfer Ben Larg, 14, rides 30-foot wave in Ireland

Published on: Friday 11 October 2019
Tiree surfer Ben Larg, 14, rides 30-foot wave in Ireland
News source: https://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/outdoors/tiree-surfer-ben-larg-14-rides-30-foot-wave-in-ireland-1-5022143

The giant waves that break off Mullaghmore Head in Ireland’s County Sligo are as serious as you’ll find anywhere in the world. Last winter, experienced local surfer John Monahan nearly drowned there after breaking his femur and two ribs during a wipeout. In 2017, the surf photographer Ian Mitchinson says he told himself “to brace for death” after he was pinned underwater by a monster wave. The surf forecasting website Magic Seaweed describes the spot as “a savage, shallow, reefbreak” that “handles any size swell, producing massive tubes, but needs to be well overhead to break clear of exposed rocks.” So for Tiree surfer Ben Larg, still aged just 14, to turn up at Mullaghmore earlier this week and ride a wave estimated to be around 30-feet high, almost beggars belief.

News Ireland Sligo: Connacht club football finals: Gary Sice earns All-Ireland champions Corofin a replay against Tuam

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Connacht club football finals: Gary Sice earns All-Ireland champions Corofin a replay against Tuam
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/gaelic-games/gaelic-football/connacht-club-football-finals-gary-sice-earns-all-ireland-champions-corofin-a-replay-against-tuam-1.4057062

All-Ireland champions Corofin needed two Gary Sice frees in added time to deny Tuam Stars ... Tourlestrane won their fourth successive Sligo championship with a 14-point defeat of Coolera/Strandhill ...

News Ireland Sligo: Impressive six-try show from Sligo

Published on: Friday 18 October 2019
Impressive six-try show from Sligo
News source: https://www.independent.ie/regionals/sligochampion/sport/other-sports/impressive-sixtry-show-from-sligo-38592923.html

Sligo jump started their Energia All-Ireland League division 2B campaign with a six try demolition of Belfast Harlequins at Strandhill on Saturday. Sligo's teamwork and tempo proved to be too much for ...

News Ireland Sligo: This Woman In Sligo Is The Most Embarrassed In Ireland And Here's Why...

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
This Woman In Sligo Is The Most Embarrassed In Ireland And Here's Why...
News source: https://www.todayfm.com/muireann-oconnell/woman-sligo-embarrassed-ireland-heres-883942

Great story, very funny…and obvs incredibly embarrassing! Valerie lives in Sligo and got in contact with the show: So, obviously we called her back and got her on air today. Nobody on The Muireann ...

News Ireland Sligo: Sligo Rovers 0 Waterford 0: Super keeper Matthew Connor saves Blues’ skin in Showgrounds stalemate

Published on: Saturday 13 July 2019
Sligo Rovers 0 Waterford 0: Super keeper Matthew Connor saves Blues’ skin in Showgrounds stalemate
News source: https://www.thesun.ie/sport/football/4326064/sligo-rovers-waterford-matthew-connor-loi/

Sligo were without suspended full-back Lewis Banks and midfielder Niall Morahan, who was on international duty in Armenia with the Ireland Under-19s. New signing Danny Kane, the former Cork City ...

News Ireland Sligo: Ireland: Pope Appoints Father Michael Duignan as Bishop of Clonfert

Published on: Tuesday 16 July 2019
Ireland: Pope Appoints Father Michael Duignan as Bishop of Clonfert
News source: https://zenit.org/articles/ireland-pope-appoints-father-michael-duignan-as-bishop-of-clonfert/

Returning to Ireland, he ministered as Curate in the Parish of Ahamlish and Innismurray, Cliffoney, Co Sligo and began teaching Theology, Philosophy and Religious Education at St Angela’s ...

News Ireland Sligo: Ireland Under-17 captain Keogh signs professional deal with Southampton

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Ireland Under-17 captain Keogh signs professional deal with Southampton
News source: https://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2019/0717/1063644-ireland-under-17-captain-keogh-signs-southampton-deal/

Republic of Ireland Under-17 captain Seamus Keogh has signed his first professional contract with Southampton. The former Sligo Rovers player moved to the Saints from The Showgrounds 12 months ago. ...

News Ireland Sligo: Surf n' turf: Can Sligo be the adventure capital of Ireland?

Published on: Friday 31 May 2019
News source: https://www.independent.ie/life/travel/ireland/surf-n-turf-can-sligo-be-the-adventure-capital-of-ireland-38159560.html

Ben Bulben's distinctive summit On horseback with Island View Riding Stables Surfers brave the cold at Strandhill, Co. Sligo The stunning Temple House manor Barry Mottershead of Sligo Kayak Tours. ...

News Ireland Sligo: Westlife’s Nicky Byrne blasts yobs who defaced Sligo mural of singers with homophobic slur as ‘neanderthals’

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
News source: https://www.thesun.ie/tvandshowbiz/4184909/westlifes-nicky-byrne-blasts-yobs-who-defaced-sligo-mural-of-singers-with-homophobic-slur-as-neanderthals/

The defaced wall is situated beside Shane and Kian's old school Summerhill College in Sligo. Ocean FM Ireland - a radio station which covers Sligo - announced it had been contacted by many listeners ...

News Ireland Sligo: Fans around the world outraged after vandals deface Westlife Mural in Sligo

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
News source: https://www.msn.com/en-ie/news/other/fans-around-the-world-outraged-after-vandals-deface-westlife-mural-in-sligo/ar-AACuT5x

Westlife Fans were up in arms today when a mural celebrating the band was defaced by vandals in their home town of Sligo. The mural had been a fixture in the West of Ireland town for years now and was ...