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  Almost 400 dogs have been surrendered by their owners to Dogs Trust since Christmas.   The pet charity says it’s a 33 per cent increase from the same period last year.   Some of the reasons for dogs being given up include behavioural issues and not having time to…

Gardaí are continuing their investigations this morning into the circumstances surrounding the death of a man at a residence in Ballymote. Gardaí were alerted to the discovery of the body of a man at a residence on Saturday afternoon. The Garda Technical Bureau conducted a technical examination at the scene…

Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the death of a man at a residence in Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Gardaí were alerted to the discovery of the body of a man at a residence on Saturday afternoon, 17th December 2022. The scene is currently preserved and the Garda Technical Bureau…

A local farming official has claimed that ‘middle ground’ has been reached between Aurivo, the company that run the livestock mart in Ballymote and a committee of farmers and cattle buyers that was established in relation to concerns over it’s long term future.   Concern arose within local agricultural circles…

Vodafone has come under fire over what’s been described as an inadequate service in west Sligo.   There have been numerous reports of bad coverage issues in Ballymote, Tubbercurry and surrounding areas.   Sligo County Council is to write to Vodafone in a bid to ascertain what the problem is…

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…