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Those campaigning to prevent the closure of St Mary’s College in Ballisodare say they do not want a six-year time limit on keeping the school open. Instead, they say the aim should be to keep the school open indefinitely and permanently. Councillors from Sligo Municipal District supported a motion yesterday…

Parents of students at a secondary school in Sligo are being urged to appeal plans for its closure. There are fears St Mary’s College in Ballisodare will close permanently in just over two year due to the decreasing pupil numbers. A number of meetings were held yesterday evening at St…

A number of meetings were held yesterday evening to discuss the future of a secondary school in Sligo. School authorities met with parents and staff at St Mary’s College, Ballisodare, amid fears the school will close permanently in just over 2 years. Ceist, the ‘Catholic Education – An Irish Schools’…

Irish Water is working to restore water to residents and businesses in Ballisodare in County Sligo. A leak means Irish Water had to turn off the water in the village earlier today.

Significant traffic disruption is expected to occur in the Sligo village of Ballisodare during 12 weeks of road and footpath works that will start this coming Monday. The work includes provision of a new footpath from the grotto in the village up along the N59/Ballina road toward the Cloondara estate.…

Greg Moorhouse, Raff Cretaro, Rhys McCabe and Darren Collins all netted as Sligo Rovers beat Ballisodare United 4-1 in a friendly yesterday, with Darragh Healy netting for the junior side. Meanwhile, former Rovers boss Paul Cook guided Wigan to a shock 2-0 defeat of Premier League side West Ham on…

Sligo Rovers manager Gerard Lyttle has spoken of the importance of the Bit o’ Red playing Ballisodare United in Youngs Quarry on Sunday for the local community. Rovers has a busy week ahead with a friendly on Friday in Galway before taking on Ballisodare two days later. While the game…