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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…

A Sligo Councillor says it’s ‘absolutely ridiculous’ that while Ireland has sufficient timber for construction, it’s taking the government at least a year to issue a felling license. Independent Councillor, Marie Casserly says there are over 4,500 felling licenses waiting to be issued. A recent Construction Industry Federation report shows…

Over 3,500 people are waiting to take their driving test across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. 572 are waiting to sit their test in Co. Leitrim, 844 in Sligo and 2,122 in Donegal. Of these, only 515 people are scheduled to take a test. Sligo Independent Councillor, Marie Casserly says extra…

Donegal Gardaí have issued advice for parents and guardians not to have name tags with their childrens name visible on the outside of their schoolbag. The advice comes ahead of schools starting the new academic year as Gardaí say a child will automatically presume that anyone who knows their name…

School class sizes needs to be addressed according to a local Councillor and teacher. Figures released to Sinn Fein following a parliamentary question found the average size of a classroom in Sligo and Leitrim in 2020 was 22.6 which is above the EU average of 20. Sligo/Leitrim Sinn Fein TD,…

The Department of Education is to supply portable Co2 detectors to all schools in August and September. 20 to 35 monitors are to be given to each school to improve ventilation and help prevent the spread of Covid-19. Education Minister Norma Foley brought a memo to Cabinet recently confirming plans…