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The proposed footpath and safety works from CastleDargan Resort to Ballygawley Village has moved to the design stage. Residents have been campaigning since 2017 and signed a petition in December 2018 calling for safety and improvement works to be carried out. The government’s recently announced the Active Travel Scheme with…

It’s been claimed that the recently installed pedestrian crossing opposite the Community Park in Ballygawley in County Sligo is putting motorists and pedestrians at risk. The concerns have been raised by local Sinn Féin Councillor Thomas Healy who says neither the two new public lights nor the crossing’s own two…

The public lighting in a Ballygawley housing estate has been brought up to standard and will now be taken over by the local authority. Works on the lighting in Riocht na Si have been brought up to standard and Sligo County Council will now take charge of maintaining them. Cathoirleach…

Work on a new pedestrian crossing in Ballygawley is due to commence in the coming weeks. €36,000 has been obtained under the Department of Transport through the Low Cost Safety Programme. The crossing will be situated at Ballygawley Community Park and also includes plans for a section of new lighting.…

The Sligo Mountain rescue team were called out last night after a couple in their sixties were reported missing in the Ballygawley mountains.   The couple had left the Sligo Way path and become disoriented in the darkness.   In total twelve Mountain Rescue personnel responded to the call and…

Towns and villages throughout the region are to benefit from allocations under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Among the towns in Sligo to see improvements as a result of the money are Tubbercurry, Enniscrone, Grange and Ballymote. €25,000 has been allocated for improvements to a walkway in the village…