Sligo councillor hopes resolution will soon be found to Connaughton Road car park issue

A Sligo councillor says he hopes there may now be ‘a beginning to the end’ of what he describes as ‘the long-running saga’ involving families living in caravans at Connaughton Road Car Park in the town.

The issue of families continuing to live in the public car park came into focus again recently when access to the car park was blocked.

The families there said it was because of concerns over children’s safety beside what is a busy road.

At this week’s meeting of the county council, Sinn Fein Councillor Chris MacManus asked for a report on the recent lack of accessibility to the local authority car park.

He has been telling Ocean FM News what his concerns are: