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Gardai are continuing investigations today following vandalism at a house in a Sligo town estate. The incident occurred at the Avondale Estate in Sligo town this morning at 7am when a window in the property was broken by a brick or rock. Mayor of Sligo Gino O’Boyle is appealing to…

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…

A Sligo/Leitrim general election candidate is claiming old-age pensioners have been ‘shafted’ because of proposals to raise the pension age. It’s as reports emerge that some senior politicians can retire from politics at 50 on what has been described as ‘gold-plated pensions.’ Next year, the age at which a person…

A group of cllrs from the Sligo Town Standhill area are seeking the restoration of Sligo Borough Council. Independent Cllr Declan Bree, People Before Profit Cllr Gino O Boyle, Sinn Fein Cllr Chris MacManus and Fianna Fail Cllr Rosaleen O’ Grady put forward a joint motion at the inaugural meeting…

People Before Profit TD, Richard Boyd Barrett launched the local election campaigns of two candidates in Co Sligo last evening. He said his party would be fighting the elections on the issues of health, housing and the decline of rural Ireland. Outgoing Cllr Gino O’Boyle is running for the party…

A Sligo councillor is highlighting the fact that rubbish continues to be an issue in the county. People Before Profit Councillor Gino O’Boyle says that rubbish accumulation is getting worse over the years. He says that especially with the good weather, there are more people around and is their responsibility…