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A Sligo councillor says that Irish Water needs to immediately review supply options at Lough Talt, in West Sligo. Sinn Fein Councillor Chris MacManus made the comments after a report released by Irish Water last weekend said that it would likely take 7 to 10 years to deliver a new…

Irish Water is, from today, taking over the almost 6,400 accounts of those who receive their water supply from Sligo County Council. Responsibility for the administration of the accounts will move from the local authority and, from now on, bills will be issued by Irish Water as they become due.…

Sligo County Council says sporadic gorse and vegetation fires are persisting in Easkey, Geevagh and Slish Wood areas of County Sligo. Because of this, the council is emphasising that ‘controlled burning’ during the continuing dry spell is strictly prohibited. Meanwhile, a heather fire is currently burning on Cuilcagh Mountain in…

Irish Water and Donegal County Council today marked the start of construction on the €4 million investment in a new water treatment plant at Owenteskna. It will benefit almost 4,000 consumers in the South West Donegal area. The sod was turned by David McLoone, of Irish Water, and Donegal Minister…

The Mayor of Sligo, Councillor Marie Casserly, has spoken of the frustration of those living in the Grange area of North Sligo over a foul smell coming from the village’s sewerage plant. Work was expected to start on desludging the plant earlier this year but nothing has happened yet. Irish…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is warning that Irish Water’s intention to close one of two water treatment plants in Sligo will damage the areas ability to attract new business and to promote development. Fianna Fail Deputy Marc MacSharry says the proposed closure of the Cairns Hill water treatment plant and distribution…