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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…

Funding to carry out maintenance works on the Metal Man navigational beacon at Rosses Point has been allocated. €25,000 has been given under the Historic Structures Fund to Sligo County Council for the repair works which is to be matched by the local authority. The 12 foot tall structure has…

Those who’s medical card are due to expire during the Covid-19 pandemic will be extended for at least a year. A HSE statement says that this will be done automatically and there is no need for you to make contact with them. Once the pandemic is over, they will write…

The footpath being reinstated at Carricknagat between Collooney and Ballisodare has been extended. Originally planned to be 27 metres in length, it has now been upgraded to be 200 metres. Speaking to OceanFM News, Independent Sligo Councillor Marie Casserly says the works are due to be completed by the end…

A local councillor has welcomed a new local link bus service for Mullaghmore. Running 3 times a day, Monday to Friday, designed for people attending work and school, the bus will leave Mullaghmore at 7:35am and returning to the town from Sligo at 5 and 6pm. The bus is will…

Applications for Bus Eireann’s School Transport are now open. The company will allocate buses depending on the number of applications received in different areas. Independent councillor, Marie Casserly, says it’s vital families apply now to avoid disappointment. Speaking to OceanFM, Councillor Casserly, who is also a teacher in St. Mary’s…

Applications for funding to help local authorities be shovel ready for the next batch of greenway funding have been submitted. The allocation of €4.5m is to ensure county councils will be in the best possible position to qualify for funding in 2022. Independent Sligo Councillor, Marie Casserly, tells OceanFM News…