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Parents of school children in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal have expressed concern in relation to the School Bus Tickets to being provided to Children who are applying through the medical card system. Owing to the cybersecurity attack on the HSE systems recently, Bus Éireann have been unable to offer the…

A local Councillor is raising concern that that the Garda Station in Sligo Town will not be issued a Disabled Access Certificate following refurbishments. Garda Stations, courthouses, Defence Forces barracks and buildings used by or in connection with a number of government buildings are exempt under the Building Control Regulations…

Seven new bus shelters are to be built in Sligo by the end of this year. Two new shelters will be supplied in both Grange and Cliffoney and one shelter each in Cartron at Classiebawn Drive, Cairns Rd Sligo Town and on the Mall outside Sligo University Hospital replacing the…

Sligo County Council are to meet with the National Grave Association to discuss the avenues available in restoring and maintaining the Teeling Monument at Carricknagat, Collooney. The limestone statue of Bartholomew Teeling was erected on the centenary of the 1798 rising in 1898. It has over the last 100 plus…

Repair and safety works need to be carried out at Mermaids Cove by Mullaghmore Beach. Independent Sligo Councillor, Marie Casserly is calling for the works to be carried out saying there is a temporary solution in place for a long time and something more permanent is needed. The Council are…

Over €100,000 has been allocated to promote biodiversity and tackle invasive species in the north west. As part of the national fund of €1.35m, Sligo will receive €49,000, Donegal €27,000 and Leitrim will benefit from just over €31,000. The government funding will meet 85% of costs of projects with the…

Businesses in the tourism and hospitality sectors in the north west are being encouraged to apply for outdoor dining supports. Eligible businesses can apply for grants of upto €4,000 towards the cost of equipment such as outdoor seating, umbrellas, electric heaters and more. Applications are now open until the 30th…