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Tributes are being paid to former Sligo Councillor, Patsy Barry. The Fianna Fail representative first took his seat on the council in 1997 replacing Senator Willie Farrell. Councillor Barry was elected to the council in 1999, 2004 and 2009 in the Sligo/Drumcliffe local electoral area. In this time, he became…

There are calls for works to be done to improve the area around recycling bins and bottle banks in the village of Ballinacarrow, in County Sligo. The area is prone to flooding at times while litter has also been left at the location. Fine Gael Councillor Dara Mulvey says the…

A Sligo councillor is raising concern over the lack of funding available to address a dangerous junction in the town of Ballymote. A new nursing home facility in Ballymote and 8 additional homes at the Cuan Íosa estate, which allows elderly people to live independent, have been completed in recent…

A Sligo Fine Gael councillor says its crucial that the government provides support to ensure the survival of Ireland West Airport in tomorrow (Tuesday’s) budget. The facility, between Knock and Charlestown, is facing huge financial losses as a result of the collapse in passenger numbers. Cllr Dara Mulvey, cathaoirleach of…

Sligo county councillors will hold a special meeting at County Hall in Riverside this morning to decide where to hold their monthly meetings from now on. Such a meeting must be held when a change of venue is being considered. For the past few months, monthly meetings of the council…

Today is the 4th annual ‘Make Way Day’ which aims to focus attention on the difficulty those with a disability have in navigating public spaces. The campaign is backed by the Disability Federation of Ireland and is supported by 29 Local Authorities around the country. Cars and wheelie bins on…