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The proposed routes for the N17 Knock to Collooney route are now available for public viewing. People can see the options online and they will also be displayed at Sligo County Council’s County Hall in  Riverside in Sligo Town and in Teach Laigne in  Tubbercurry. A controversial option going through…

Efforts are taking place in Ballymote to keep a 24-hour ATM in the south Sligo town. It’s after Bank of Ireland’s decision to close its branches in Ballymote and Tubbercurry. In Ballymote, the only external ATM is operated from the Bank of Ireland building, which is to be sold. An…

A campaign aimed at retaining the Bank of Ireland ATM machine in Ballymote has failed to secure the desired result, despite over 1,000 signature  calling for the services to be retained. In March Bank of Ireland announced it was closing several of its branches in the country including those in…

A former Sligo councillor is starting a petition to save what is the only external bank teller machine in Ballymote. It follows the decision of Bank of Ireland to close its branch in the town next September. Keith Henry, a former Fianna Fail councillor who lives in Ballymote, says Bank…

A former Sligo county councillor says people affected by the closure of bank branches in Ballymote and Tubbercurry should consider using their local credit union.   Bank of Ireland says its services will be provided through nearby post offices but Keith Henry says the credit union helped fill the void…

People living in the south Sligo area between Knock and Collooney, and those who travel on the N17, are being reminded that this Friday is the last day for submissions on proposed new routes for the road. Former Sligo councillor Keith Henry is from the parish of Bunninadden and lives…

Covid-19 restrictions and their impact on people meeting and talking have resulted in a lack of awareness about options that are now being proposed for a new N17 route between Knock and Collooney. That’s according to a former Sligo councillor from the area who says he is surprised at the…