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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…

Half of the houses offered to people on the social housing list in Sligo last year were turned down. The Council has released the figures following a query this week by People Before Profit Councillor Gino O’Boyle. Of the 303 houses allocated 151 were turned down for a number of…

A Sligo Councillor says private bin companies are doing nothing to prevent illegal dumping because their charges are so high. People Before Profit Councillor in Sligo Gino O’Boyle is calling on one of those companies to clarify recent changes to its service and a gradual increase in pick-up charges. He…