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A Sligo councillor is to ask his colleagues to support his call for the council to remove the controversial bollards at the seafront in Strandhill.   Fianna Fail Councillor Tom MacSharry has a motion to this effect on the agenda for this coming Monday’s meeting of the county council.  …

A former mayor of Sligo and council chairman says fines, prosecutions and court convictions are what’s now needed to deal with the growing problem of dog fouling in public areas. Cllr Tom MacSharry says it’s become a massive issue and he says local authorities must start using the legislation that…

A Sligo councillor is calling for fencing to be repaired along one of Sligo’s most popular beach areas to prevent children and others going near dangerous sand dunes.   The dunes at Strandhill are unstable because of coastal erosion and Fianna Fail Councillor Tom MacSharry says the fencing preventing access…

A Sligo Councillor has expressed confidence that an improved public transport service will be provided in Sligo Town and County.   A delegation of Sligo Councillors met virtually yesterday with the National Transport Authority to discuss the issue.   Local residents had sought the provision of additional bus stops, facilities…

A delegation of Sligo Councillors are set to meet with the National Transport Authority on Monday next to discuss the bus service in Sligo town and county.   The meeting will take place virtually.   For some time, a number of councillors have been raising issues in relation to bus…

A majority of Sligo councillors have decided to keep the local property tax at its current rate.   Their decision means the 15% increase agreed by councillors last year stays in place.   The tax is set from a level that reverts back to a baseline each year, regardless of…

A Sligo Councillor is calling on the local authority to reduce the local property tax by 15 %   Sligo Strandhill Fianna Fail Councillor Tom MacSharry will propose the reduction at the September meeting of Sligo County Council.   The move if successful would bring the rate of tax back…