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A Sligo councillor is proposing that money collected under proceeds of crime laws be redirected from central coffers back to addiction services in the local areas from which the money came. Independent Councillor Marie Casserly is asking Sligo County Council to write to the ministers for Justice, Finance and Public…

The long awaited Western Distributor Road in Sligo is to open to traffic on Monday. Phase 2 of the project has been completed and the route will open from 4pm. A formal opening will take place when public health guidelines permit. Independent Sligo Councillor, Marie Casserly, is welcoming the news…

Parents and teachers of children attending the national school in Grange have raised concerns over the traffic lights at the pedestrian crossing in the village. Parents had expressed concerns that the lights were not affording children enough time to cross safely, with staggered starting and finishing times now in operation…

Irish Water is to submit a planning application to Sligo County Council for the construction of an upgraded sewerage scheme in Rosses Point. The project will include the upgrading of the pumping station in the village and building new underground stormwater storage tanks. The pumping station at Ballyweelin is to…

Sligo County Council is being urged to erect signage to ban swimming at Cliffoney beach. The appeal is being made by local independent councillor Marie Casserly. The beach at Cliffoney has proved very popular with visiting holidaymakers in recent weeks. But while the beach has outstanding beauty and looks safe,…

The swimming ban at Mullaghmore Beach has been lifted. Sligo County Council imposed the bathing ban on Wednesday last after they were informed of an infrastructure malfunction that could have affected the water. A water sample was taken the following day and returned a result of good water quality. While…

A Sligo councillor is urging people to take advantage of an expanded scheme aimed at promoting cycling to work. Independent Councillor Marie Casserly says the €1,000 allowance to promote spending on cycling is being increased to €1,250. She says it’s been a very popular scheme, which encourages an activity that’s…