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It’s been confirmed that the OPW has acquired a building on Teeling Street in Tubbercurry which is situated beside the Garda Station.     It’s hoped that the building when redeveloped will be used to upgrade and improve the current facilities for Gardai in the town     Cathaoirleach of…

Visitor numbers to heritage sites managed by the Office of Public Works across the region rose by approximately nine thousand last year in comparison to the previous year’s figures. Visitor numbers to Carrowmore Tombs in Sligo rose by almost four thousand from 2015 to 42,000 in 2016. Staying in County…

It will cost up to €69 million to install necessary flood prevention works across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. This is according to the Office of Public Works who believe that €835 million will need to be spent nationwide to protect the country against major flooding. However, the OPW say that…

Plans are underway to start repair work at Ballinafad castle in east Sligo. The Office of Public Works has confirmed to Ocean FM that it is working to ensure that the structure – which dates back to the nine years war in 1592 – remains stable. The castle is often…

A list of suitable measures to prevent flooding in the future is expected to be known this Spring. It’s part of the process of the CFRAMs study which aims to manage and prevent flooding in line with EU guidelines.   The implementation of the study in Ireland is well behind…

Anyone affected by flooding is invited to attend an event hosted by the Office of Public Works in Leitrim later this morning. The Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group is holding its second open day on its 2016 work programme. It’s taking place at the Council Offices in…