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The Department of Housing has not yet contacted Sligo County Council to confirm the county will be included in any Mica redress scheme.   That’s according to Sligo Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy, whose party’s motion calling for a 100% redress scheme was passed in the Dáil last night.  …

A Sligo councillor is calling for bank ATM’s in Ballymote and Tubbercurry to be retained.   Bank of Ireland recently announced 103 branch closures across the country including in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.   Some ago, the Ulster Bank branch closed in Ballymote.   Speaking to OceanFM News, Sinn Fein…

Inter-county training may return in the second half of April, if the Government signal the easing of certain public health restrictions later today.   Recreational golf, tennis and the permission of children to engage in non-contact training outdoors could also be on the agenda for the second half of April.…

A solution to the long running Access problem to the popular Luke’s Bridge in Gortnaleck, in North Sligo could be in the offering following an agreement with a local landowner and Sligo County Council. Sligo Drumcliff councillor Thomas Healy says the access route to the Bridge was obstructed with mobile…

A Sligo Councillor is calling for domestic turf saving in the north west to be allowed continue.   Sinn Féin Councillor Thomas Healy claims that many people have no viable alternative when it comes to heating their homes.   Cllr Healy says it’s unfair for local residents to be prevented…

Two additional ICU nurses have been allocated to Sligo University Hospital.   The measures have been taken to assist the treatment of Covid-19 patients at the North West hospital which has witnessed an increase in Covid-19 admissions in recent times.     Four additional ICU beds will also be introduced…

A Sligo Councillor has called for the Community Employment Programme needs to be extended due to many schemes being curtailed last year with the Covid-19 restrictions.   The programme aims to help people who are long term unemployed to get back to work by offering part time and temporary placements…