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The sixth annual Bob X Memorial Darts Tournament takes place this coming Saturday at the Sally Gardens in Ballisodare, with games starting from 4pm. There is a prize-fund of €1,100 for this year’s event, with the winner taking home €500 and cash prizes for the runner-up, semi-finalists and quarter-finalists. Entry…

A Sligo county councillor is claiming there is ‘an accident waiting to happen’ at a pedestrian crossing in the village of Ballisodare. Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy is calling for the crossing to be moved from its present location on the Ballina Road to the road over the bridge in…

A Sligo councillor says there are a number of schemes under which funding could be sought to alleviate and prevent flooding such as that which occurred this time last year in the Collooney and Ballisodare areas. Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy is now calling on Sligo County Council to contact…

Miniplans for different areas in the north west can be viewed through your local Council. In Sligo, a Sinn Fein Councillor is holding public meetings to inform people more about these plans which set out a vision for local areas and come under the wider county development plan. Councillor Thomas…

ASTI member teachers in the north west hope to be back in the classroom for good following today’s industrial dispute action. 22 schools in the north west are closed today due to the ongoing ASTI dispute with the department of education over equal pay for new teachers. The ASTI has…

Students are relieved the first of the Leaving and Junior Cert exams has come to an end. Just under 3,500 pupils in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal are sitting the Leaving Certificate over the next two weeks and just over 3,500 are doing the Junior Certificate. This morning they sat English…