Sligo Cathaoirleach concerned with driving test backlog

Although Driving tests have resumed in some centres around the country, the list of those waiting on driving tests in Sligo continues to grow at an alarming rate.


OceanFM News understands there are currently over 680 people waiting to sit their tests in Sligo.


The Caoirthleacht of the local authority, Cllr Dara Mulvey is calling for the matter to be addressed as a matter of urgency.


Cllr Mulvey is calling on the new minister for Transport, Eamon Ryan to put a plan in place to tackle the backlog.


The Ballymote/ Tubbercurry MD Councillor in particular wants tests to be provided for young people that need a licence in order to obtain full-time employment..