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There are calls for the HSE to ensure damage caused to a road leading to a community park in Ballymote is fixed. It follows the work done on the new Health centre in the south Sligo town which opened in the last few weeks. Fine Gael Councillor in the area…

South Sligo councillors are looking for money for work on a dangerous road that goes from Boyle to Ballina and which passes through Roscommon, Mayo and Sligo. And local Independent Councillor Margaret Gormley is calling for a meeting of representatives of all three county councils in an effort to get…

A number of Sligo councillors are claiming that some young people are not able to take up jobs because of the delay in getting a driving test. Fine Gael Councillor Dara Mulvey is now calling on the county council to write to the Road safety Authority asking for an explanation…

A Sligo councillor is highlighting a scheme that tries to make it easier for emigrants, particularly those over 50, to return home. It’s called the Safe Home Ireland Scheme and is operated from County Mayo. Representatives can meet in the UK with people there who may be thinking of coming…

Both Sligo County Council Cathaoirleach Hubert Keaney and Councillor Dara Mulvey, both Fine Gael, are to support Leo Varadkar for the Fine Gael leadership. Local Councillors will account for 10% of the final vote to decide on the new leader in a system that is being used for the first time…

Two projects in South Sligo are to benefit from investment of €25,000. The funding has been allocated from the Arigna Enterprise Fund for Ballymote Community Enterprise and the Geevagh Local Area Development. In Ballymote, it’s proposed to develop the Ballymote Heritage Trail, a  2.5km long route to bring people to…

A number of schools in the region will benefit from the Department of Education’s Summer Works Scheme. The scheme provides for major improvements and will provide for mechanical, sanitation and roof upgrades. The schools in Sligo include Cloghogue National School in Castlebaldwin; Naomh Iosef, Templeboy; Scoil Ursula, Strandhill Road, Sligo;…