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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…

A community playground in Ballymote, Co. Sligo remains closed because of safety concerns, despite expectations it would be open this month. Ballymote Community Playground has been closed for a number of months but following a recent annual safety inspection, further issues need to be dealt with. Sligo Fine Gael Councillor…

The safety of children is being put at risk because of lack of car parking and traffic congestion at a South Sligo primary school. That’s according to Fine Gael Councillor Dara Mulvey who says the problem arises in the mornings and afternoons at Rockfield National School in Coolaney, which has…

A municipal district meeting of councillors in Sligo has heard that the need for bus shelters is now an issue in towns and villages throughout the county. In the past year, there have been numerous calls for bus shelters, both for school children and for adults in built up areas…

Work has commenced in removing blockages along the Owenmore River. The project has been funded by a recent allocation of 50,000 from the Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief Kevin Boxer Moran. It’s expected that the current work which is being carried out on…

There’s calls for a new daily bus service to Sligo town from the south of the county. Fine Gael Councillor and election candidate Dara Mulvey wants a new Local Link bus service to go from Cloonacool, through Coolaney and into Sligo Town, and return every day. He says there’s a…