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Gardaí are investigating a caravan fire. The incident occured in the Ballytivnan area of Sligo Town yesterday evening at 5pm. No injuries were reported. Gardaí say a technical examination of the scene will determine the course of their investigation.

141 premises are without power in Sligo this morning. The affected area is around Ballytivnan. ESB crews are repairing a fault in the line and power is expected to return at around 1pm this afternoon.

Work on a project to alleviate longtime flooding in a Sligo town housing estate is expected to be completed in about a month. It’s in The Woodlands Estate in Ballytivnan where, in the past, residents had to be taken from a nursing home because of the flooding. The work is…

Calls have been made on Sligo County Council to build a boundary wall at the Woodlands Estate in Ballytivnan. The estate has been hit by severe flooding on a number of occasions over the last number of years. In 2015 a number of homes where damaged of flooding, while in…

A Sligo mother whose son now is forced to travel to Monaghan for respite care says the lack of such services in the North West is a disgrace. Helen Hamilton’s son Niall was availing of respite care in the Solas centre in Ballytivnan. But respite is no longer available for…