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Gardaí in Ballymote are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Sligo. At approximately 12pm, Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a collision involving a car and a truck just before Taylor’s Art Gallery at Tawnagh on the main N4 between Castlebaldwin and Collooney. The…

“Tubbercurry has been left in a total state of neglect and given continuous lip service from successive governments.” That’s according to North West general election candidate, Independent John Perry who has stated that the town of Tubbercurry is being left behind. The independent candidate is calling for the government and…

A Sligo councillor is calling for improvements on a road that runs from the N4 Sligo/Dublin route to Ballymote.   It’s because of an expected surge in traffic on the road that goes from near Drumfin on the N4 to Ballymote, commonly known as the Riverstown road.   There has…

A community playground in Ballymote, Co. Sligo remains closed because of safety concerns, despite expectations it would be open this month. Ballymote Community Playground has been closed for a number of months but following a recent annual safety inspection, further issues need to be dealt with. Sligo Fine Gael Councillor…

The Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin is in Leitrim this evening after having canvassed in Sligo earlier today ahead of the general election on Feb. 8th. After an interview on Ocean FM’s North West Today Show this morning, it was out on the canvass trail, starting from the offices of…

A man is due before the court in Sligo tomorrow (Saturday), following the seizure of 100,000 euro worth of cannabis in Ballymote. The discovery was made yesterday at a house in Castleburn, along with a sum of cash. A man in his 30s was arrested following the search. He will…

A man in his 30’s remains in custody after the discovery of €100,000 worth of cannabis in Ballymote, Co Sligo. A sum of cash was also discovered. Inspector Frank Egan of Ballymote Garda Station,  says the seizure was part of a ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of controlled…