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Sligo County Council is calling on Iarnrod Eireann to provide an early-morning commuter service from Longford to Sligo. In a unamiously supported motion at this week’s council meeting, Independant Councillor Declan Bree proposed that the council request the early morning train service arrive in Sligo before 9 am. The earliest…

A Garda file on alleged voter fraud in the Ballymote/Tubbercuryy electoral area of County Sligo during the last local elections is expected to be soon forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions for directions on how to proceed. Today, Independent Socialist Cllr Declan Bree said he was hopeful of seeing…

There were more than 18,000 patients waiting for appointments at Sligo University Hospital as of the 4th of November this year. More than 7,000 of these are waiting for more than a year. The figures were released at a meeting of the Regional Health Forum West this week in response…

A Bord Pleanala oral hearing is expected to take place before the end of this year in relation to the long-running issue of a proposed road linking two of the busiest areas in Sligo town. The road would link two junctions, the Mail Coach Road/Connolly Street junction with the Pearse…

A Sligo councillor is accusing the government of ‘totally disrespecting’ the loyalty and service of members of the Irish Defence Forces. Independent Socialist Councillor Declan Bree says that over the last 50 years of United Nations service, the Defence Forces have given Ireland much of its international status and standing…