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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…

A north west school teacher and member of the ASTI has urged the teachers union and Department of Education to reach an agreement today on how to proceed with the running of this year’s leaving cert exams   The ASTI yesterday claiimed a proposal to rely heavily on calculated grades…

No court sittings will be moved out of Sligo Courthouse in the long-term to alternative venues such as Tullamore or Letterkenny. It’s also been confirmed that no downgrading of facilities will take place in Sligo. The issue of Sligo courthouse’s suitability for jury trails arose after fears that jury trials…