Cham­pion up for me­dia award

The Sligo Champion - - NEWS -

THE Sligo Cham­pion has been short­listed for Best News Se­ries in the 2018 Lo­cal Ire­land/Na­tional Lot­tery Me­dia Awards.

The ‘Coun­try Mat­ters’ se­ries was an eight part se­ries pub­lished between Fe­bru­ary and April last year.

Re­porter Sorcha Crow­ley spoke to com­mu­ni­ties in ru­ral Sligo, from Dro­more West to Gur­teen and Gee­vagh to Grange to find out if their needs were be­ing met by Gov­ern­ment pol­icy mak­ers.

The Lo­cal Ire­land/Na­tional Lot­tery Me­dia Award win­ners will be an­nounced at a Gala cer­e­mony in Athlone on May 24 th.

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