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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,…

A West Sligo Councillor is calling for the reopening of the day care centres situated in Enniscrone and Easkey. The Centres which would cater for approximately 60 users have been closed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.   Before Covid users of the facilities would be transported to their…

Irish Water says it’s failed in keeping to a schedule promised to the EPA to deliver critical wastewater infrastructure in Ireland, including a local town in Donegal.   The Environmental Protection Agency released a report showing there are 35 towns and villages in Ireland where raw sewage is released into…

Calls were made at this week’s meeting of Ballymote Tubbercurry Municipal District of Sligo County Council for a feasibility study to be carried out into the future development of Enniscrone Pier.   The calls were made by independent Councillor Joe Queenan.   Cllr Quennan also submitted a separate motion calling…

Sligo county councillors will meet again next Friday evening in a final attempt to agree on a budget for the coming year. It follows a meeting yesterday evening lasting about 10 minutes during which councillors voted 9-6 against adopting the budget. Fine Gael, Independent Socialist and Sinn Fein councillors voted…

The local community in Enniscrone are voicing their disapproval at the erection of a 5G mast in the area.   A meeting was held on Friday last where people voiced their concerns over the planned building of the tower that has already been given the go ahead by Sligo County…