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Sligo sisters Ruth, Lucy and Halle Conlon-Oates travelled to City West in Dublin last weekend to complete against Ireland’s toughest kickboxers.  All three were eager to win their place on the podium and secure a place on the Irish kickboxing team. Ruth, Lucy and Halle all battled through their respective…

There have been two minor traffic accidents in the region this morning. In Donegal, a lorry has gone off the road at Barnesmore. Although there is no disruption at the scene at present, it may be necessary to close one of the lanes later on when it is being removed,…

Sligo County Council has received planning applications from Irish Water which would see three wastewater treatment plants in the county upgraded. The utility wants to undertake works at plants in Ballymote, Collooney and Ballinacarrow.   Sewage treatment is the process of removing contaminants from wastewater usually coming from households. Plans…

The absence of funding is now the only thing that will prevent the start of work on the new N4 road from Collooney to Castlebaldwin. The scheme, estimated to cost in the region of €100m, is listed as a ‘key investment priority’ in the government’s published Capital Investment Programme 2016-2022.…

A local councillor wants to see more work take place to make the roundabouts along the Collooney bypass more welcoming to motorists coming into Sligo. Sinn Fein’s Thomas Healy raised the issue at this month’s meeting of the county council. He says the roundabout at the junction of the N17…

A Sligo councillor says there are a number of schemes under which funding could be sought to alleviate and prevent flooding such as that which occurred this time last year in the Collooney and Ballisodare areas. Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy is now calling on Sligo County Council to contact…