Skip to content

80 jobs are to go with the closure of the B Braun hospicare facility in Collooney in Co. Sligo. Management of the company announced this afternoon that it plans to close the site over the next 18 months. The facility has been based in Collooney since 1984. It says it…

Sligo Gardaí are investigating a number of incidents where vehicles have been struck with stones and eggs in the Collooney area. Significant damage was caused to a vehicle in the most recent incident on January 16th. There have been reports in different parts of the village including being thrown from…

With new Covid-19 cases now at their highest level since the pandemic began, many businesses throughout the north west are struggling because of staff absences.   Yesterday evening, 23,817 new cases of the virus were reported, with 941 patients in hospital, and 90 in ICU.   The level of infection,…

A new bus route is being proposed in Co. Sligo following the National Transport Authority suggesting an increase of 25% in rural bus services. Fine Gael Councillor, Dara Mulvey, says It’s being proposed is to amalgamate NTA routes 474 and 475 to create a new bus run that will travel…

There are renewed calls for three key towns in County Sligo to be given the €200,000 they are each seeking under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund. Two of the towns, Collooney and Ballisodare, are satellites of Sligo town while Ballymote plays a key role serving a larger rural population…

The N4 Collooney to Castlebaldwin dual carriageway is set to be officially opened by the Taoiseach later today. The €80m construction project is one of the largest of it’s kind in the country. Today’s official opening is being managed in accordance with Covid guidelines and attendance at today’s event is…

A Sligo Councillor says a road ramp in Rockfield, Coolaney should be removed and a pedestrian crossing installed instead. Sinn Feinn’s Thomas healy says the ramp is too high and the paint colour is similar to a pedestrian crossing, which he says, is causing confusion for both pedestrians and motorists.…