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Two local general elections candidates in Sligo and Leitrim have hit out after the low number of candidates that attended last nights Early Years Sector meeting. The meeting in Sligo was held to invite all general election candidates to hear the issues that the childcare system is facing. Labour Candidate…

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…

The Labour Party have called for an immediate nationwide smoky coal ban. The party launched a motion calling for the ban, which is already in place in large urban areas, to apply nationwide. Labour leader Brendan Howlin said the government is too reluctant to act:   https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019/Coal%20Howlin%20web.mp3   Peter Layden…

The Labour Party has selected a candidate for the Sligo-Strandhill area to run in the local electoral elections in May. Nessa Cosgrove who lives in Cartron in Sligo town was selected unopposed at last night’s convention at the SIPTU offices in Hanson Retail Park. She has worked as a Youth…