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A local TD fears public access will no longer be allowed at Cairns Hill in Sligo. The Office of Public Works had their bid to purchase 23.5 acres on the site where, as the name suggests, contains two cairns which have historically been used as markers for burial grounds. Sligo/Leitrim…

Irish Water has confirmed the Cairns Hill Water Treatment Plant serving Sligo town has been decommissioned. The confirmation to Ocean FM News follows queries this week on the state of 14 plants in this region which remain on an EPA remedial action list as in ‘urgent need of an upgrade’.…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is warning that Irish Water’s intention to close one of two water treatment plants in Sligo will damage the areas ability to attract new business and to promote development. Fianna Fail Deputy Marc MacSharry says the proposed closure of the Cairns Hill water treatment plant and distribution…