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People are being encouraged to register faulty public lights around Sligo Town and County.   A motion by Independent Councillor, Marie Casserly, calling for an audit and inspection into the lighting situation, found 271 public lights around Co. Sligo require some form of maintenance.   That equates to 2.9% of…

“We need to listen to advice from our public health experts and not keyboard warriors.” That’s according to Sligo/Drumcliffe Councillor Thomas Walsh who is asking people not to comment irresponsibly on social media or send unfounded whatsapp messages. https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019-20/short%20thomas%20walsh%20.mp3

Investigations are taking place after more than 20 farm animals, as well as bones from other animals, were found dumped in the scenic Ladies Brae area of County Sligo. The animals included seven calves, four sheep, 13 lambs and the carcasses of other lambs. Local Councillor Thomas Healy visited the…

The chief executive of Sligo County Council has asked for time and space to see if a resolution can be found to an ongoing row in the west Sligo village of Easkey. The row centres on complaints over how the village’s community council allegedly operates. For months now, a number…

A Leitrim Councillor has hit out strongly at the Minister for Agriculture for denying that there is a fodder crisis. Fianna Fail Councillor in Leitrim Paddy O’Rourke who himself is in the business of transporting fodder to farmers says he is stunned at the Minister’s point blank denial in an…

Lives are being put at risk because of a lack of life buoys at Mountcharles Beach in county Donegal. There is currently no life-saving equipment at the South Donegal beach after the one there rotted away. There were eight new life rings recently erected at Inver Beach. And Sinn Fein…

The numbers of new recruits being sent to Garda Stations in the North West is once again disappointing. That’s according to Stranorlar Fianna Fail Councillor Patrick MacGowan who has raised concerns about the issue. Just nine of the new Garda recruits who graduated on Friday will be based in Sligo…