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World renowned Sligo-based traditional music group Dervish is to be given a special reception by the cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council to mark the band’s 30 years performing. It will be hosted by Cathaoirleach Cllr Martin Barker on May 30th at County Hall. The proposal to give the group a…

County councillors in Sligo and Leitrim will meet today to decide how to divide up and allocate their budgets for the coming year. The Sligo meeting starts at half past nine this morning and is expected to last the whole day. Leitrim councillors begin their meeting at 11am. Uppermost in…

The new Chairperson of Sligo County Council says that bringing jobs to the region will be one of his main priorities throughout his tenure as Cathaoirleach. Fianna Fáil Councillor Seamus Kilgannon was voted in as the new chairperson at yesterday’s AGM of the county council. Describing Sligo as the ‘driver’…

There were joyous and proud scenes at the headquarters of Sligo County Council yesterday evening as a civic reception was given for the Aintree Grand National winning jockey, Derek Fox. The reception was hosted by the Cathaoirleach, Councillor Hubert Keaney, who praised the Sligo Town native for his skill, courage…

A civic reception will be held in honour of 24 year old jockey from Emmett Place, Sligo, Derek Fox, tomorrow. Riding the Horse ‘One For Arthur’, they overcame odds of 14-1 to be crowned winners of the Grand National 2017 in Aintree, Liverpool on Saturday April 8th. Trainer Mark McNiff…