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As part of a National Anti-Dumping Initiative, Sligo County council are holding a Bulky Waste Collection and Paint Can Recycling Day on Saturday 27th August at Young’s Quarry, Ballisodare from 10am – 3pm.   It will be an opportunity for people to dispose of items such as furniture, trikes/scooters, carpets,…

Agricultural shows are getting underway across the northwest A €700,000 funding package supporting Ireland’s agricultural shows was announced in May of this year Minister for Community and Rural Development Heather Humphreys Traditional agricultural shows have been heavy disrupted for over 2 and a half years due to the pandemic. Four…

Concern has been expressed over what’s been described as slow progress on providing an access pathway to the second beach at Rosses Point.   It’s understood that since the installation of rock armour, the current pathway can become potentially dangerous during periods of high tides.   There were calls for…

A local Councillor believes a passport office should be established in Sligo to serve the West, North West and Northern Ireland.   Independent Councillor, Marie Casserly says since an office is based in Co. Cork one should also be based in this region.   She says passport applications have increased…

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…

A Sligo Councillor is confident that the newly updated Local Authority Home-Loan Scheme which is coming   in to effect from today will offer some hope to those looking to get on the property ladder.     The scheme is aimed at helping people on low or modest incomes.   These…

With High tides expected to hit beaches in the North West from today holidaymakers have been warned in relation to parking cars at locations such as Streedagh beach.   From today until Mondayhigh tides are expected to hit beaches locally in the afternoon and early evening time.   In a…