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Sligo county councillors have supported calls for those who have been adopted to access their own health records.   In a motion put forward at a recent meeting of the local authority by Independent Cllr Marie Casserly who requested the council write to the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs…

We need to shop local, support local and produce local. That’s according to new Chairperson of the Sligo Food Trail, Cllr Marie Casserly. Speaking at the AGM of the Sligo Food Trail outgoing chairman Anthony Gray said the trail has secured more substantial funding to continue the group’s achievements. Cllr…

A number of signs will be erected at disabled parking spaces across Sligo town this morning, in an effort to encourage able-bodied motorists to avoid parking in spaces reserved for disabled drivers. The initiative will see A4 sized signs with the words ‘Take My Space, Take My Disability’ placed beside…

The Mayor of Sligo, Councillor Marie Casserly, has spoken of the frustration of those living in the Grange area of North Sligo over a foul smell coming from the village’s sewerage plant. Work was expected to start on desludging the plant earlier this year but nothing has happened yet. Irish…

Sligo County Council today passed a motion calling on Agriculture Minister Michael Creed to ask for an emergency meeting of EU ministers to implement an immediate ban on Brazilian beef and other foodimports into Europe. It emerged at the weekend that, after a two-year investigation, Brazilian police found that major…

A Sligo councillor is calling for an end to what she says is ‘an unjust system’ for victims of domestic violence who need legal aid. Independent Councillor Marie Casserly says the Legal Aid Board requires victims to make a financial contribution before receiving legal aid or advice. She put forward…