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There’s been a mixed reaction today to a ban being placed on evictions. The Tánaiste says a ban on evictions will give the government ‘breathing space’ to put more social housing in place. Cabinet is expected to freeze evictions until the end of March, after the Attorney General gave plans…

A Sligo-Strandhill councillor is fearing the worst for a number of businesses this winter due to rising energy costs. Speaking at a Cost-of-Living Coalition protest in Sligo, Councillor Gino O’Boyle says local businesses are struggling to cope with the rising costs.   https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202022/Gino%20Protest%20Long.mp3

Cost of living protests are getting underway in towns and cities across the country this afternoon. Demonstrators are accusing the Government of not doing enough to ease the pressure on households. Fuel costs and rent are two of the major complaints, with consumers also noticing a rise in food prices.…

A post mortem examination’s taking place today on the body of a man who died after a serious assault in Sligo town earlier this week.   39-year-old Russell Forde suffered a head injury at Rockmount Parade on Tuesday evening, and later died in Beaumont Hospital.   Gardaí in Sligo are…

The north west Region is moving ever closer to a major homeless crisis.   That’s the warning that is being issued by a Sligo Councillor.   Solidarity People Before Profit Councillor Gino O’ Boyle issued the warning after a recent report by the Threshold Housing Charity claimed that an ever…

A Sligo Councillor says he’s calling for his local authority to support repealing the 8th Amendment to the Constitution in support of women’s choices. Sligo Independent Councillor Gino O Boyle will propose the motion at today’s meeting of county council. If passed it would mean the council as a body…