Pic: A brilliant piece of local news from Sligo 8 years ago

Pic: A brilliant piece of local news from Sligo

Thanks to RTE’s Adrian Eames, this gem of local news has just appeared on Twitter.

Sometimes, major bits of news fall through the cracks and that is where local papers step in to provide full coverage.

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So hats off (no pun intended) to this paper which covers a hugely important tale of loss and recovery in Carney Village in Sligo.

 

If the hat isn’t claimed, we want the destruction process to be streamed live online for the world to see.

UPDATE: It seems the story is sadly not real, as the tale published in the Sligo Weekender is a copy of one published as a UK paper as an April Fool joke in 2011. At least no hats will come to a sticky end.