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A Sligo Councillor is calling on the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan to act on key projects which could breathe life into North West Region.     Sligo Councillor, Donal Gilroy was among a Group of five Councillors who met with Minister Ryan recently in relation…

A Sligo Councillor has expressed concern over recent reports linking a merger between Bank of Ireland and An Post.   It’s understood that Bank of Ireland is reviewing its branch network, which is leading to fears it is set to close branches in many smaller towns.   The bank currently…

It’s expected that Sligo County Council will close all local amenities including beaches in an attempt to stop the spread of Covid-19.   Ocean FM news understand that the Gardai have advised the local authority to take the action after a large increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in…

A Sligo county councillor is insisting that councillors have taken the right decision in agreeing to hold a special meeting to discuss the County Development Plan, despite it now costing about €5,000 to hold such a meeting because of Covid-19 restrictions and rules. Full council meetings can no longer be…

A Sligo Councillor has urged the general public to shop around for the most competitive prices available in order to offset the increase in electricity charges which came into effect this week.     It’s been claimed that electricity bills have increase by €54 a year to subsidise renewable electricity.…

A Sligo Councillor has backed the calls form Water Safety Ireland to have all Inflatable beach toys banned on open water.   The move comes after the death of a 5 year old boy who fell from an inflatable dinghy in Mayo earlier this summer and two girls had to…

Despite staycations being promoted and large numbers of tourists and visitors coming to coastal areas, the provision of adequate toilet facilities in the north Sligo resort of Mullaghmore remains an issue. The public toilets in the seaside village were not open last year, resulting in port-a-loos being provided instead. But…