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A Number of local outdoor adventure projects have received funding under the outdoor recreation infrastructure scheme.   Almost two million euro will be allocated to the local region.   Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys earlier announced €15.5 million in funding for 84 outdoor adventure projects across the…

A Fine Gael TD says that the 60 million euro fund earmarked to address the Mica and Pyrite crisis will be revisited by the government.   Donegal TD Joe McHugh says an extra 20 million has been allocated to the existing baseline amount to address the crisis which is impacting…

  A Sligo Councillor is calling on the local authority to write to the Department of Transport asking them to ensure funds are made available annually for Sligo Airport.   Independent Councillor, Marie Casserly is submitting a motion at today’s meeting on the matter as she says a verbal commitment…

Over €1.6m has been announced for repairs and improvement works on non-public roads in Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon and Donegal.   Donegal is to receive €697,456, €270,000 for Leitrim and Sligo has been allocated €276,154.   Eligible roads for funding are those that provide access to agricultural land.  Non-public roads leading…

14 swimming pools and leisure centres in the north west are to receive over €110,000. The funding comes from Sport Ireland with the aim of providing some financial stability to the sector. Sligo/Leitrim TD and Minster of State at the Department of Health, Frank Feighan, says it’s more important than…

Minister of State and Sligo/Leitrim TD Frank Feighan says the provision of a quarter million euro this week to prepare for construction of a proposed new bridge across the Garavogue River is another move toward resolving traffic congestion in and around Sligo town.   Minister Feighan says the new bridge,…

A funding allocation of €1m has been approved  for the construction of a new Fire Station for Manorhamilton has been approved. The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien has  included the North Leitrim fire station as part of an overall package of €61 million Fire Service Capital…