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There are calls for what’s been described as ‘disappointing’ waiting times at Sligo University Hospital to be addressed.   Figures show that almost half of patients presenting to the hospital have to wait several hours before they are seen.   It had led to major concern particularly for the older…

A Fianna Fail Cllr has described vandalism at the ancient tombs at Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery as an attack on Ireland and our heritage.   A Garda investigation is continuing into the incident with Gardai describing it as a despicable act on what is essentially a graveyard.   One of the…

A Sligo Councillor is calling for a review on some criteria as it relates to one-off rural houses.   Currently, under planning permission conditions the area between the new front boundary wall and the edge of the public road should be cleared, levelled and surfaced to a suitable standard to…

The first 2,100 premises in Co. Sligo can now order or preorder high speed broadband under the National Broadband Plan. National Broadband Ireland does not supply internet themselves, instead, they lay the required infrastructure for Internet Service Providers to deliver speeds of up to 500 megabits per second. Sligo Fianna…

The procedure for Compulsory Purchase Orders for two new burial grounds in Sligo will begin in March this year if agreements cannot be reached by then. Councillor, Donal Gilroy, says for over 20 years, the local authority have sought new grounds for Ahamlish and Rosses Point. He says no Councillor…

Councillors in the north Sligo area are insisting that a proposed Yeats Interpretative Centre be located in Drumcliffe rather than in Sligo town. They point out that the Nobel Prize-winning poet is buried in Drumcliffe, which they say is in the heart of the Yeats country which inspired and featured…