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New moves are afoot in an effort to solve an ongoing problem over access to the monastic island of Inishmurray off the coast of north Sligo. Boat trips to the island have been banned since early 2018 when the Marine Survey Office attached to the Department of Transport, Tourism and…

A local councillor is urging motorists of delays in and amongst Sligo town up until next week. As part of the N4-N15 Sligo Urban Improvement Scheme, Traffic Islands are scheduled to be removed on the Rosses Point Road (R291) and Duck Street (N16) this morning and is expected to be…

The launch of the Sligo Food Trail for 2019 has taken place. The Taste the Island event is part of a Failte Ireland initiative. There are set to be a number of events running over the next three months such as the Harvest Feast on the 18th October which is…

Councillors decided not to support a motion for all candidates in the Sligo Drumcliffe Electoral area to sign-up to a poster free campaign for the local elections in May. The proposal was put forward by Independent Cllr and local election candidate Marie Casserly who said councillors should lead by example…

There are hopes that the trustees of St Mary’s College in Ballisodare may decide on this Thursday not to go ahead with their decision to close the school.   It’s after a meeting yesterday between representatives of those campaigning to keep the school open and the CEO of the Catholic…

A Sligo councillor says a new post office is to be established the village of Coolaney. A limited service is currently available there at present. But Independent Councillor Marie Casserly says An Post is now advertising for a new post master or post mistress to run a full-service post office.…