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Moves are underway to raise awareness of the location of cardiac defibrillators in Sligo town and county. It follows a situation recently in Sligo town in which a person collapsed and no one immediately knew where the nearest defibrillator was located. The Mayor of Sligo, Fianna Fail Councillor Rosaleen O…

New cardiac defibrillators are now available in three areas in east Sligo. They have been installed this week at Sooey Community Hall, McTiernan’s Daybreak in Ballygawley and at Kilross National School. It follows a major fundraising drive. The code to open the cabinets that secure the defibrillators is 0000, and…

A recent fundraising drive between the communities of both Ballygawley and Sooey will soon see the purchase of three defibrillators for the area. The cardiac equipment will be placed in three separate locations across both townlands. Almost 12 thousand euro has been raised through a number of fundraisers which have…

Sligo County Council is calling on all sporting organisations to help fund the provision of cardiac defibrillators at their clubs. Independent Councillor Marie Casserly originally had a motion down at the December council meeting which just mentioned the GAA. She says funding can now be sought for defibrillators under the…