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The chief executive of Sligo County Council has described coastal erosion as one of the greatest challenges that climate change will bring to this island nation.   But Ciaran Hayes has told councillors that rock armour is not the answer to saving the coastline.   Strandhill was one of the…

A Sligo councillor says that in all his years driving he has never come across a junction layout like that at the junction of Devins Drive and Cranmore Road in Sligo town. The new layout at the junction has led to concerns and queries from members of the public. The…

A brand new apartment building in Sligo town is of such a high standard that it will present a challenge to builders and developers into the future. That’s according to the chief executive of Sligo County Council, Ciaran Hayes, speaking about the new Harbour View development on the Rosses Point…

Sligo County Council are to run an environmental campaign to raise awareness about climate change. The campaign entitled Green Aware Sligo will run over the next number of weeks and will run throughout the months of September and into October. Ciarán Hayes is the Chief Executive of Sligo Council. He…

The chief executive of Sligo County Council says the county is now seeing investment on a scale and size not seen in decades. In what was probably the most optimistic report ever presented to Sligo Councillors yesterday, Ciaran Hayes said more than 1,200 jobs have been announced for Sligo in…

A Donegal TD has voiced concern about plans to hand over State or local authority land for private housing. It was one of a number of moves revealed yesterday during a meeting between Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy and the chief executives of local authorities throughout the country. Three new schemes…