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The issue of illegal dumping continues to impact the tourism potential of County Sligo.   That’s according to a Sligo Councillor who this week reported incidents of fly tipping to the litter warden.   Independent Councillor Marie Casserly has welcomed the fact that local authorities will soon be given powers…

Residents in the areas of Collooney and Ballinacarrow in County Sligo are encouraged to attend the inaugural meetings of new text alert schemes this week.   The first meeting is being held tonight Tuesday in Ballinacarrow Community Centre at 8pm, with the next meeting on Friday in the Teeling Centre in…

An additional €350,000 in funding has been provided by Transport Infrastructure Ireland to advance the design, planning and appraisal for the construction of a safe crossing across the N4 at Collooney.   Residents in Collooney have been campaigning for the construction of the safe crossing since 2007.   The village…

A New Native Woodland Recreational Park will be developed in Collooney.   The park will be developed on a 160 acres site.   The Department of Agriculture has selected the site for the Native Woodland Conservation Scheme.   It’s located adjacent to Cloonamahon, West of the N4 and in total…

The loss of 80 jobs at the B Braun Hospicare facility in Collooney in County Sligo was raised in the Dáil yesterday afternoon and is expected to be again discussed in the chamber this morning.   Yesterday, Sligo/Leitrim Independent Deputy Marian Harkin told Taoiseach Michael Martin the announcement of the…

A SIPTU Union official representing workers at the B Braun Hospice facility in Collooney has described the feeling of shock that has gripped the workers of the facility after it was announced that 80 jobs will be lost with the closure of the outlet   Management of the company yesterday…

Fears are being expressed that the closure of the B Braun Hospicare facility in Collooney will have a devastating impact on the local economy.     80 jobs will be lost with the closure of the facility   Management of the company announced that it plans to close the site…