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Tourlestrane’s completing their four-in-a-row bid last Sunday bridged the 56 year gap in Sligo GAA history since a club side last completed the feat. Ballisodare won the fourth of their successive four titles in 1963 – beating Craobh Rua by 8 points in a replay. Bill Weir is one of…

Safety and refurbishment works are needed at Carricknagat Bridge in Co. Sligo as it is an ‘extremely dangerous stretch’. That’s the view of Sligo Fine Gael Councillor Thomas Walsh after raising the issue on Monday at the monthly meeting of Sligo County Council. €20,000 has already been allocated for the…

Calls are been made to make changes to the pedestrian footpath on the old Collooney to Ballisodare road. A rally is to be staged to highlight the concerns that the old footpath needs be reinstated so pedestrians and cyclists can travel safely to and from the two towns. A walk…

Preliminary plans have been drawn up for a pedestrian crossing in Ballisodare. Following a motion put forward last October by Sligo Sinn Fein Councillor, Tomas Healy, the council has submitted plans to Transport Infrastructure Ireland on a proposed location for the crossing. He says many residents would like to see…