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A Sligo Leitrim TD raised concerns which were aired at a local IFA meeting this week in relation to the raising cost associated with agricultural production. Deputy Martin Kenny welcomed the news that the prices for sheep and cattle are on the raise. However he warned that that the cost…

A public meeting will take place in Ballymote, Co Sligo this Thursday evening with the aim of setting up a community council for the town. It follows a training programme called Innovating Communities to encourage people in rural areas that are open to new ideas and ways of working. ‘Breathing…

Gardaí have launched an investigation following the discovery of a body of a woman in her 70s at a property in Ballymote, Co. Sligo.   The body was discovered at approximately 2pm yesterday (Sunday 24th April 2022).   Her body has  been removed to  Sligo University Hospital.   Gardaí say…

There’s widespread shock throughout the Ballymote area of Sligo today following the death of two people that lived locally in a fatal road traffic collision. The fatal collision took place on the R293 between Ballaghadereen and Gorteen this morning.   The man and woman lost their lives in the single…

Ballyshannon is to receive a quarter million euro under the Historic Towns Initiative with the Heritage Council. Ballymote, Co. Sligo, is to get €40,000 under the scheme for a heritage-led regeneration plan for the town. The €250,000 for Ballyshannon will support work with the owners of seven buildings on The…

The south Sligo town of Ballymote is getting a new 24-hour ATM machine.   It follows the closures of two bank branches in the town and the removal of their ATMs.   An ATM is available inside a local business but is not accessible on a 24-hour basis.   Now,…

The town of Ballymote in Sligo will stage their St Patrick’s Day this year for the first time since 2019.   The Popular parade failed to take place over the two years due to COVID19.   The Organising committee have confirmed that the parade will get underway at its traditional…