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Both the Justice Minister and the Garda Commissioner are facing pressure to carry out an urgent review of Garda numbers in the Sligo/Leitrim division.   Latest figures show that Sligo/Leitrim suffered a net reduction of 5.8% in Garda personnel last year which equates to the division now having fewer Gardai…

A Sligo Councillor believes that planned works in Collooney present the ideal opportunity to explore an overall proposal for a one way system for the village.   Sligo County Council is progressing planned road surfacing and footpath enhancement works including junction tightening along the R290 in Collooney from its junction…

A Sligo councillor is calling on the Minister for Transport to undertake a review of the School Transport Scheme for primary and post primary schools. Children are returning to school as early as next week and there’s a huge shortage of drivers, according to Bus Eireann. Families across the county…

Local TDs are under increasing pressure to do what in their gift to reinstate the Cath Lab service at Sligo University Hospital.   The mobile unit ceased operations at the hospital last week – it had only been operating two days a week.   Sligo Councillors are urging all Local…

A local Sligo Councillor is warning that the CAMHS service is at ‘breaking point’ with what has been described as unprecedented level of referrals.   Fine Gael  Councillor Thomas Walsh is warning that mental health among young people is a major issue that needs to be addressed.   The latest…

An agreement has been reached in principle on the provision of a pedestrian crossing in the Carraroe Centre. Cllr Thomas Walsh says the junction at Carraroe which connects the R287, R284 and the Old Dublin Road needed to be examined as a matter of urgency. The junctions redesign has been…