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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,…

Gardai in Sligo yesterday evening responded to reports shortly after 7pm of a female in the water near the Stephen Street Carpark.   Local Gardai, assisted by a member of the public pulled a female from the Garavogue River.   The woman was then removed to Sligo University Hospital A&E…

A local nature expert has said that hefty fines should be handed out to people who are caught dumping in the Garavogue River. Glass and plastic bottles and empty tins can regularly been seen when the tide is low. And Michael Bell who runs Nature Learn in Ballymote says from…

Four gardai rescued a young woman from the Garavogue River in Sligo last night. The incident occurred on part of the river near John F Kennedy Parade in the town. It’s understood one of four gardai used a wet suit he had in his car. The four gardai worked together…

A young girl was taken to Sligo University Hospital this morning after being rescued from the Garvogue river. The incident happened at around half past five this morning at John Fallon bridge at Riverside. The emergency services were alerted after she went into the river and two other girls went in…