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A Sligo Councillor who previously defended fox hunting by horses and hounds is now calling for the practice of dog-baiting to be made illegal. Dog baiting involves foxes, hares and rabbits being flushed out of dens by Terrier dogs, with lurcher dogs then chasing and killing the animals. At last…

A Sligo councillor says that in all his years driving he has never come across a junction layout like that at the junction of Devins Drive and Cranmore Road in Sligo town. The new layout at the junction has led to concerns and queries from members of the public. The…

In today’s election news;   Independent candidate for Donegal, Thomas Pringle has called for immediate action to respond to the climate crisis and says that the responsibility to act and pay must not be dumped on ordinary people. Deputy Pringle says corporations and big business that have pursued growth for…

A Independent general election candidate says the new government will have to urgently address the issue of pay and allowances for members of the Defence Forces. Sligo/Leitrim, South Donegal, North Roscommon candidate John Perry says he has met families of Defence Forces members and they had told him how they…

Former TD and MEP, Marian Harkin, has ended speculation that she is considering standing for Fine Gael in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency at the next General Election. In a message on twitter last night, Ms Harkin said that in response to such speculation, while she has full respect for those engaged…

On the Friday panel this week John Lynch was joined by Blaithin Gallagher, a Green Party National Executive member and a General Election candidate for the next General Election for the Sligo Leitrim North Roscommon South Donegal constituency   Independent Councillor in the Ballymote Tubbercurry municipal District, Marie Casserly and Fianna…