Sligo mayor says ProTek announcement part of worrying trend in region

The Mayor of Sligo says the possible loss of 25 jobs at the ProTek plant in Sligo is yet another example of what is now a worrying trend in the region.

Marie Casserly says the announcement from ProTek comes on the back of other job losses in Sligo throughout the past 12 months.

She adds that the reality on the ground is that there is now a two-tier economy in the country, with Sligo struggling to keep up.

She’s blaming lack of investment by governments in the region: