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80 jobs are to go with the closure of the B Braun hospicare facility in Collooney in Co. Sligo. Management of the company announced this afternoon that it plans to close the site over the next 18 months. The facility has been based in Collooney since 1984. It says it…

The death has taken place one of Sligo Town’s best known residents, Martin Forde, of St Anne’s Terrace. Mr Forde was a former General Election candidate in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency, and also previously ran in the elections to Sligo Borough Council. He was an outspoken campaigner on a number of…

A new Technological University for the North West has been confirmed today my Minister for Higher Education, Simon Harris. Following the successful application by ITSligo, LYIT and GMIT, the multi campus University will encompass eight locations across Sligo, Donegal, Mayo and Galway. This is the fourth such institution to be…

Management at Sligo Airport are requesting a meeting with Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton, to seek clarity over ongoing financial issues.   A meeting was held in December 2020 and Joe Corcoran, Airport Manager said in a letter to the Minister that ‘it’s really disappointing…