The Sligo Champion is a weekly regional newspaper published every Wednesday in Sligo, 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.
^Pope, Conor. "Media merger shake-up planned". The Irish Times. 17 September 2011. "Communications minister Pat Rabbitte announced the move in Sligo this evening at an event to mark the 75th anniversary of the Sligo Champion".