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Two Sligo councillors are calling for the county council to work with Coola Post Primary School to provide more parking space and an improved set-down area.   It’s as a result of more traffic, the increased number of school buses required because of Covid-19 regulations and the growing number of…

Funding has been allocated to upgrade 10 floodgates along the Garavogue in Sligo Town.   There are 14 in total but four must remain open to allow fish to make their way along the river.   The works will upgrade the penstocks to an electrical system that will be capable…

  Sligo Airport continues to be ‘left in limbo’ by the Department of Transport and Irish Coastguard.   That’s according to Sligo Fine Gael Councillor and Director of Sligo Airport, Thomas Walsh who says there has been a ‘shocking level of disrespect’ shown.   In October 2020, infrastructure projects were…

A new respite service is to be provided for children with disabilities in the Sligo/Leitrim area.   Following a review by the HSE, a building is to be sourced with the aim of the new respite house opening by early 2022.   Fine Gael Councillor, Thomas Walsh is welcoming the…

Funding has been secured to hire a design consultant to prepare blueprints for a public enhancement scheme for Strandhill and Rosses Point Villages.   Allocated under the Rural Regeneration and Development fund, the aim is to develop the likes of safe cycle and pedestrian ways and enhancing connections between amenities.…

Works on a new footpath between Collooney and Ballisodare are to begin in July.   It’s expected to take 10 weeks to complete the route along the R290 that will include upgrading public lighting and 522m of new footpath from the roundabout in Ballisodare towards Collooney.   €200,000 has been…