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Between 40 and 50 people attended this afternoon’s protest in Ballymote over banking services in the South Sligo town. Organised by Sinn Fein, speakers included Sligo/Leitrim Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny, Sinn Fein Councillor Chris MacMamus, Fianna Fail Councillor Jerry Lundy, Independent Cllr Margaret Gormley, and Vincent Roddy of the…

People in Ballymote are expressing their concern over planned changes to banking services in the town. The community held a protest at lunchtime. It’s outside the Bank of Ireland branch where traditional over-the-counter services are to be replaced by an ‘advice and self-service’ system. Ballymote once had three fully-functioning branches.…

A protest in Ballymote this lunchtime will call for a special case to be made for the provision of bank services in the South Sligo town The protest will take place outside the Bank fo Ireland branch, where traditional over-the-counter services are to end and an ‘advice and self-service’ system…

Protesters from Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal will be among those outside government buildings in Dublin this morning demanding special status for the North in the coming Brexit negotiations. It’s being organised by Border Communities Against Brexit and will start at 9am, in Merrion Street Upper. The campaigners are also calling…

The future of not just small rural post offices but the entire network is under threat as a result of new proposals by An Post. That’s according to the President and North West spokesperson for the Irish Postmasters Union Paddy McCann. Mr. McCann, who is the postmaster in Fairymount in…

An Post has confirmed that postal services in Ballygawley, Co. Sligo, are secure until at least the end of May. It comes as the Irish Postmasters Union hold a protest outside the GPO in Dublin at an internal An Post review which could see up to 200 offices closed.  …