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Works on replacing old sodium public light by new more energy-efficient and longer-life LED lighting is expected to start in County Sligo in the third or fourth quarter of this year. But in the meantime, although a budget of €100,000 has been provided for public lighting this year, the council…

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil meet today to discuss policy as efforts to form a government continue.   It will be the first detailed meeting between the two parties, with a number of issues on the agenda.   Fine Gael’s position’s still that it will head into opposition.   Sligo…

A local councillor is calling on Transport Infrastructure Ireland and Sligo County Council to install traffic calming measures in South Sligo. At a the monthly meeting of Sligo County Council, Fine Gael councillor Dara Mulvey called upon the local authority to address the extremely busy stretch of the N17 in…

  A Sligo Leitrim TD says that it’s still too early to say Fianna Fail and Fine Gael will form the next government. That’s despite Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin meeting today to discuss options.   Fianna Fail supported Fine Gael in the last administration with the much criticised ‘confidence…

The Education Minister claims he never liked the confidence and supply agreement that bound Fianna Fail and Fine Gael together in the last government. As a former chief whip, Donegal TD Joe McHugh believes the confidence and supply agreement never supplied the kind of scrutiny of the opposition that was…

Sligo Leitrim TD Frank Feighan has withdrawn from the race to be the next Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Eireann. Feighan had earlier indicated that he was seeking nominations for the position. There is also speculation linking Fianna Fáil’s Seán Ó Feargháil and  Fine Gael TD Heather Humphreys. Meanwhile, Independent TD…

Political attention is now turning towards the formation of the new Government. Fianna Fail are now the largest party in the Country 38 seats, Sinn Fein with 37 and Fine Gael with 36. Andrew Mooney has this report. https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019-20/Election%202020%20PKG%20LUNCH.mp3