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There are genuine fears that there will be a tragedy at a junction leading onto the N17 in Sligo.   It’s understood that there have already been several minor crashes at the junction which is the turn off to Ballymote.   Sligo County Council has agreed to work with the…

Ballymote Castle has officially reopened to the public following works undertaken by the OPW.   The Castle is a national monument and dates back to the 13th century.   The attraction had been closed during the pandemic for some safety works and following a safety audit has reopened this week…

Sligo councillors are calling for housing grants to be increased because of rising building costs.   At this week’s monthly meeting of the council yesterday, councillors pointed out that the cost of building materials and labour had gone up by more than 60%.   In a motion, Cllrs Michael Clarke,…

The damaging of a defibrillator in Ballymote is been strongly condemned by a local Councillor.   Gardaí are investigating an incident of criminal damage after a defibrillator was damaged in the town. The device located at Community Library and was damaged on Halloween night, the 31st of October.   No…

A south Sligo councillor is calling for an ATM to be installed in the Credit Union building in Ballymote.   The town now has no 24-hour ATM because of the closure of the Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank branches in the town.   The Credit Union is now in…