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Pedestrian safety works have begun in Ballintogher today. It involves the building of a new footpath and public lighting on the Dromahair road costing in the region of around €50,000. Local Sinn Feinn Councillor, Thomas Healy says this is the culmination of a three year campaign for the development. He…

An extension to St. Teresa’s National School in Ballintogher, Co Sligo is moving to the construction stage. The works include an additional 80m squared classroom, storage room and roof repairs. Over 80 pupils are enrolled this year at the school. Minister of State at the Department of Health and Sligo/Leitrim…

Calls are being made on the Local Authority in Sligo to address footpath issue in Ballintogher Village. Cathaoirleach of Sligo Drumcliffe, Cllr. Thomas Walsh has highlighted the footpaths on the Dromahair side of the village as being in a ‘poor state’. Cllr. Walsh says that although Improvements have been made…

Four Sligo Schools are set to benefit to the sum of 495,000 euro under the 2021 Summer Works Scheme to fix problems like roofs, alarms and windows.   31 million euro is being set aside for improvements to schools nationwide.   Upgrades of toilets will also be available through the…

A local Councillor is calling on the local authority to preserve ancient medieval walls at two burial grounds. Sligo/Drumcliffe Councillor, Thomas Walsh, says the boundary and gable walls at Kilross and Killery burial grounds have been neglected over the years. The ruins at Kilross are the remains of a tower…

Additional funding has been secured for safety works in the village of Ballintogher.   Earlier this year €25,000 was allocated for speed ramps in the Village. A raised pedestrian crossing was installed at St Teresa`s Church and a speed ramp installed coming into the village from the Dromahair side.  …

11 projects in the North West will benefit from funding under the second round of the Governments 2020 Town and Village Renewal Scheme.   In the total the various facilities will benefit to the sum of €300,000  which has been confirmed by the Minister for Community and Rural Development Heather…