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Gardaí are investigating an incident of suspected arson in Co. Sligo. The incident occurred at a derelict house on the Circular Road, Tubbercurry at around 12.30am this morning. No one was injured in the blaze and no one has been arrested in relation to it. Gardaí are appealing for anyone…

Amid fears that aftercare costs for school children are set to rise, there are calls for government subsidies to help hard-pressed parents and childcare providers in the region. New regulations are due to come into force ahead of the new school year that will mean school-age childcare providers must have…

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…