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A Sligo Secondary school teacher and County Councillor is calling for the for the schools voluntary contributions process to be scrapped.   Voluntary contributions are made by parents to cover annual heating, electricity and maintenance costs in primary schools.   The contributions can range from 200 to 400 Euro per…

With high tides being experienced at beaches across the North West over the past few days, a local councillor is urging people to check tide times in relation to parking cars at locations such as Streedagh beach. Holidaymakers and locals have again reported situations of vehicle owners returning to their…

Barnardos is calling on the government to use the Budget to provide relief for parents who are struggling with back to school costs.   The charity’s Back To School survey for 2022 has found the basic cost of sending a child to school remains substantial across primary and secondary level.…

There are renewed calls on the Chief Superintendent in Sligo to give strong consideration to the possibility of constructing a new Garda station on the outskirts of Sligo town.   There had been previous plans locally to build a state of the art station however they were shelved with refurbishment…

Additional public seating and benches around walking trails and suitable public spaces are to be erected around North Sligo   The initial seats were installed this week following a motion put forward at the council earlier in year by newly elected leas Cathaoirleach for the Sligo/Drumcliffe municipal distract cllr Marie…