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The section of the N4 from Collooney to Castlebaldwin is closed from now (9am) to remove a truck from the verge at Cloonlurg. Dublin bound traffic will be diverted via the N17 at Toberbride Roundabout ,the R293 to Ballymote ,R295 to Boyle and the N61, while traffic from Sligo will be…

Motorists are asked to drive with caution on the N4 Sligo/Dublin road at Cloonlurg, near the turn-off for Ballymote, where an articulated truck has gone off the road. The roads remains open but drivers are asked to approach this junction with caution. A spokesperson for Sligo County Council says some motorists…

The PRO of the N4 Action Group in Sligo says it’s vital that the money for the construction of the proposed new Collooney to Castlebaldwin road is ringfenced now. Bernard Mulhern says they are not looking for the actual money at this stage but he says it’s crucial it’s allocated…

Modest income tax cuts and marked increases in spending on health and housing. That’s one of the main themes to emerge from Budget 2018 delivered yesterday afternoon by Finance Minister Paschal Donohue. In the north west, the reaction was mixed. Meanwhile, word is awaited on a much-expected specific allocation under…

There are high hopes this morning that the money for the new N4 route between Collooney and Castlebaldwin will at last be included in today’s budget. If the N4 funding is announced, it will be a major milestone in a long campaign for the upgrade of a dangerous stretch of…

Sligo County Council says its staff has now treated an oil spill on the R292 road from Ballydrehid Bridge, just off the N4 exit for Ballisodare, going through Kilmacowen toward Culleenamore, Strandhill. Gardai in Sligo had issued a warning to motorists to drive carefully on the road. There had also…