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The news that Up to 12 concerts a year are to be staged at Lissadell House in Co. Sligo could well prove to be ‘a game changer for the local economy’ that’s according to the Cathaoirleach of Sligo Council Cllr. Tom MacSharry.   The owners of historic 19th century building…

  A minute’s applause will be held prior to the start of this morning’s meeting of Sligo Councillors in recognition of the ongoing efforts of front line staff in the fight against  Covid-19.   Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Cllr Tom MacSharry  says the courage of all front line staff…

Tributes have been paid this morning to the Former Mayor of Sligo, Martin Keaveney.   The former Fianna Fáil Councillor served as Mayor of Sligo in 1973.   The Caoirthleacht of Sligo Councillor Tom MacSharry says the loss of the former politician and business man will leave a void in…

Sligo County Council are to be the first local authority in the country to resume full council meetings, since the introduction of Covid-19 restrictions. Members of the Council agreed this morning to resume council meetings on 11th May next. That meeting will be held at the Knocknarea Arena at IT…

42 of the 60 Seanad seats have now been filled.   The final seven seats to be filled today.   Yesterday the Industrial and Commercial panel seats were decided.   Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone lost her seat along with Fianna Fáil’s Gerry Horkan   Timmy Dooley, the former Fianna…

Tributes have been paid today to the former Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Fianna Fail Councillor John Sherlock who passed away during the weekend. Cllr Sherlock was first elected on to the Council in 1991 when he won a seat in the Ballymote electoral area. He was appointed to the…

A Sligo councillor says there is no timeframe for the provision of a new Garda station in Sligo. That’s despite a government promise that a new station will be built. A site has already been earmarked for the proposed new station. At yesterday’s meeting of Sligo County Council, Independent Alliance…