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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…

    The new Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council will be elected today at the annual general meeting of the Council.   Even at this stage, there is still speculation in relation to who will be taking over from outgoing Cathaoirleach Tom MacSharry of Fianna Fáil.   However, Ocean FM…

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor has paid tribute to the Sligo Fire Service personnel who have been working around the clock this week fighting forestry and gorse fires around the county. Cllr Tom MacSharry has praised the professionalism and courage of Fire crews, who have been working in…