Sligo County Council does not have enough money for more public lighting

Sligo County Council does not have the money for any more public lighting.

Councillors have been told that if proposals result in extra cost for public lighting, they should be seeking the money under the Clar programme which covers small scale infrastructural projects in rural areas.

Sligo County Council Director of Services Tom Kilfeather says taking over housing estates has contributed to the cost of public lighting: