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A local TD fears public access will no longer be allowed at Cairns Hill in Sligo. The Office of Public Works had their bid to purchase 23.5 acres on the site where, as the name suggests, contains two cairns which have historically been used as markers for burial grounds. Sligo/Leitrim…

Independent Sligo/Leitrim TD, Marian Harkin, says the backlog for Local Improvement Scheme in Co. Leitrim is ‘totally unacceptable.’ She says applications as far back as 2009 are still awaiting approval. The LIS provides funding to help local authorities carry out improvement works on private and non-publicly maintained roads. Deputy Harkin…

A Donegal TD says Credit Unions must be able to offer the same services as banks. Independent Deputy, Thomas Pringle says Credit Unions make decisions based on the needs of their local communities which he believes makes them better equipped to deal with it’s members compared to traditional banks. He…

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…