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A Sligo cllr is defending the Adoption Bill which is set to move to the committee stage in the Seanad today. It would allow adoptees secure information about their adoption through Tusla. There have been concerns about the privacy of natural or birth parents in cases where an adopted person…

A local election candidate is calling on the Taoiseach and the Minister for Children to allow public access to all records on abuse allegations in residential institutions. Under new legislation, thousands of such testimonies are to be sealed and “withheld from public scrutiny” for 75 years. Now, People Before Profit…

Sligo councillor Gino O’Boyle says the naming of a park in Sligo Town after his late father is a fitting tribute to his memory. Forthill Park will be officially named ‘O’Boyle Park’, after the late Councillor Seamie O’Boyle at a naming ceremony which takes place this Friday. The park, just…

A Sligo councillor says private motorists are not the only people hit by sky-rocketing motor insurance premiums. People Before Profit Councillor Gino O Boyle says some bus and taxi companies and those using vehicles for their work and businesses have seen premium increases of five to six hundred per cent.…

A Sligo Councillor is calling for the housing crisis in the north west to be dealt with. This week new figures show that work on the planned 49 units for social housing in Sligo has yet to start. Anti-Austerity Councillor Gino O’Boyle says there are eleven hundred people on the…