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Three people have been arrested following a drug search. Gardaí from the Sligo/Leitrim and Western Region Divisions carried out a number of searches, with one of these leading to a suspected grow house in Cloonloo, Co. Sligo. Cannabis and 250 cannabis plants were discovered at the premises with an estimated…

A second GP has been appointed for the Ballymote area. The general medical services doctor will fill the post after it was left vacant due to the retirement of another doctor. GMS GP’s are those who see patients under the medical card and GP visit card scheme. The appointment was…

The chief executive of Sligo County Council says that when it comes to motorists not parking in disabled access areas and parking spaces, it’s all down to personal responsibility and driver behaviour. Ciaran Hayes was speaking at a meeting of councillors from the Ballymote/Tubbercurry/Municipal District at which the issue of…

A property marking machine will be available for members of the public and community groups in Ballymote to use today. The unit labels property with the owners Eircode or details, to make it more difficult to sell on if it’s stolen. It will be located in Ballymote Mart car park…

A rural-based GP says loneliness is ‘the greatest unrecognised medical challenge of our generation.’ Now, a meeting is to take place in Ballymote, Co Sligo, tomorrow (Friday) night to highlight how widespread the problem is. Dr Keith Swanick, a Fianna Fail senator, has set up a special task force on…