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For the 12th month protesters from Easkey were outside the offices of Sligo County Council as councillors arrived for their monthly meeting this morning. They are protesting over a number of issues in Easkey, including alleged pollution and issues concerning the local community council. Council CEO Ciaran Hayes has previously…

Over 50,000 Euro is being allocated for coastal protection works in Co. Sligo.   €46,800 of the funds, from the Office of Public Work’s ‘Minor Works’ programme, is going towards building a 200m long, 1m high, skirting wall along Mardyke Road in Cartron which will be part of a final…

The chief executive of Sligo County Council has asked for time and space to see if a resolution can be found to an ongoing row in the west Sligo village of Easkey. The row centres on complaints over how the village’s community council allegedly operates. For months now, a number…

Gardai and members of the public will continue searching today in the Ballina, Enniscrone and Easkey areas for a woman who is missing. The searches will go ahead depending on weather conditions in the area. The searches are taking place after the woman living in Crossmiliona was reported missing over…

For the 10th month, in a row  a number of people from the west Sligo village of Easkey protested again outside the offices of Sligo County Council this morning. They have continued to protest before monthly meetings of the council over issues they have with Easkey Community Council. Carmel Gordon…

There were calls at a meeting of Sligo County Council today for Irish Water to carry out a full survey of the sewerage system in the West Sligo village of Easkey to see if it’s fit for purpose. It follows ongoing allegations of pollution of the Easkey River, which was…

Protesters from Easkey are again outside the headquarters of Sligo County Council this morning as councillors arrive for their July monthly meeting.   They are concerned over a number of issues, including alleged pollution of the Easkey River.   One of the protesters, Alan Spencer of the River Easkey Angling…