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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…

Road safety works are due to take place in Ballymote. Funding has been given for the works at the R293/R296 junction by Loftus Hall in the town with hopes the works will begin soon. There will also be road resurfacing taking place along Main Street around the same time. Local…

A local councillor is calling on Transport Infrastructure Ireland and Sligo County Council to install traffic calming measures in South Sligo. At a the monthly meeting of Sligo County Council, Fine Gael councillor Dara Mulvey called upon the local authority to address the extremely busy stretch of the N17 in…