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Just under €18,000 has been allocated to Sligo and Leitrim County Councils to carry out flood and coastal erosion studies by the Office of Public Works. Sligo is to receive €5,800 to carry out a Coastal Erosion and Flood Risk Management study at Strandhill and Easkey Coast Road. A further…

A Sligo Councillor says the practice of hiring private debt collectors to pursue cancer patients bills needs to end. Independent Councillor, Marie Casserly says patients without a medical card or private health insurance must pay €80 for each chemotherapy session to a maximum of €800 a year. Speaking to OceanFM…

A Sligo councillor is highlighting the fact there is no dedicated refuge centre for victims of domestic abuse in the Sligo/Leitrim/West Cavan area. Over 1,000 incidents of domestic abuse have been reported across the north west region to Gardaí as of the September this year. 596 of these were documented…

The Eastern Garavogue Bridge project and the Western Rail Corridor need to remain part of the government’s revised National Development Plan, according to two local representatives. The plan was due to run to 2027 but the Government decided to revise it in part to factor in newer 2030 climate targets…

The fight for a new Sligo Garda Station is not over, the Sligo/Leitrim Joint Policing Committee heard. The refurbishment of holding cells on the existing station was completed last week and they are to become operational tomorrow, Thursday. However, Independent Sligo Councillor, Marie Casserly says this isn’t enough. Councillor Casserly,…

The L2101 in Co. Sligo should be upgraded to a regional road to allow it to avail of proper safety markings. That’s according to Fine Gael Councillor Dara Mulvey and Independent Councillor Marie Casserly who have submitted a joint motion to the local authority seeking the the possibility of upgrading…