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The Minister for Justice has confirmed that Garda management has asked the Office of Public Works to consider acquiring a suitable property in the Tubbercurry area of South Sligo for use as a new Garda station. The current Garda station building is no longer suitable, either for the number of…

The Minister for Justice says he recognises the pressure Gardai at Sligo Garda Station are working in. Charlie Flanagan was given a tour of the station on a visit to Sligo on Friday evening. He told Ocean FM News that he is doing everything he can to ensure that a…

Photo courtesy of Rory O’Brien Updated 17:30 – Friday:  The Minister for Justice says that getting a new Garda Station for Sligo is a priority for him. Minister Charlie Flanagan was taken on a tour of the station this evening by the new Chief Superintendent Aidan Glackin and Superintendent Mary…

Sligo/Leitrim Fine Gael TD Tony McLoughlin has strongly refuted claims that he is to blame for any delay in getting a new garda station for Sligo. Deputy McLoughlin describes the allegations made this week by Sligo Fianna Fail Councillor Tom MacSharry as ‘false.’ He adds that he wishes to confirm…

The road safety officer with Leitrim County Council believes educating young drivers about the dangers of drink driving seems to be working. It comes as just 55 people were arrested for drink driving offences in the North West over the Christmas period at the end of 2016. Figures released by…