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A Sligo councillor says he has ‘significant concerns’ over the maintenance of navigational lights and aids in Sligo Harbour. Independent Socialist Councillor Declan Bree told a meeting of councillors from Sligo Borough Municipal District that many of the lights are not working. The meeting heard that navigational aids are checked…

The death has occurred of a former mayor of Sligo, John Harrison. A Fianna Fail councillor, he was a former member of Sligo Corporation, later Sligo Borough Council, a former secretary of Feis Shligigh and a former principal of Ballinode Community College. He was also among those accorded the town’s…

A group of Sligo councillors have submitted a motion to the Western Regional Health Forum calling on the Minister for Health to ensure all medical positions at St. Cecelia’s School are fully staffed.   Fianna Fail councillor, Donal Gilroy, Fine Gael’s Dara Mulvey and Independent Socialist Councillor, Declan Bree met…

Sligo county councillors have unanimously passed a motion calling for a garda investigation into alleged postal voter fraud in the Ballymote/Tubbercurry/West Sligo area before the last local election.   The motion was put forward at yesterday’s meeting of the council by Independent Socialist Councillor Declan Bree and was seconded by…

After more than a decade, it seems a firm starting date may at last be on the way for the long-awaited refurbishment work on the main street of Sligo Town.   A meeting of councillors from Sligo Municipal District yesterday heard a contract for the job on O’Connell Street will…