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Sligo county councillors have been told that providing public toilet facilities at Drumcliffe is ‘a difficult issue’ and will be ‘considerably expensive.’ The lack of such toilets in an area that is a major tourist attraction for people for around the world was raised at yesterday’s meeting of the county…

Fine Gael has provisionally set dates for the holding of conventions to select its local election candidates in the north Sligo area for next year’s elections. The Sligo/Strandhill convention is to take place on January 21st with the Sligo/Drumcliff convention due for February 4th. However, these dates have yet to…

The Drumcliffe Development Association says there has been an overwhelming repose to the appeal for information regarding a statue that was stolen from the church a car park. The statue forms part of a larger sculpture which displays the WB Yeats poem, He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven. It…

The rector of Drumcliffe says he is is saddened and annoyed about the theft of a large bronze sculpture from the church car park over the weekend. Gardai are now investigating the incident and are appealing to anyone who may have information to come forward. Therese Madden Reports:   The…

The future of a much-praised, high-tech bike-share scheme in Sligo now depends on sponsorship from private business or funding from the county council. Sligo is the first town of its size in Europe to have such a scheme, which has been operating successfully on a pilot basis for the past…

3pm: The gardai say the road is clear following a crash at Drumcliffe earlier. The three car collision happened just after midday near the Entrance to Yeats grave. The emergency services were called to the scene. Gardai have now confirmed that the road is clear. 1pm: The emergency services at…