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The procedure for Compulsory Purchase Orders for two new burial grounds in Sligo will begin in March this year if agreements cannot be reached by then. Councillor, Donal Gilroy, says for over 20 years, the local authority have sought new grounds for Ahamlish and Rosses Point. He says no Councillor…

Sligo Gardaí are renewing their appeal to the public for help in identifying a deceased man who was discovered on a beach in 2009. His body was found at Rosses Point 12 years ago on the 16th of June; following a post-mortem at Sligo University Hospital foul play was ruled…

Readdressing the balance between pedestrians and vehicles is among the aims of new plans that are being prepared for the Sligo coastal villages of Strandhill and Rosses Point. The time limit for the public to make their opinions and ideas about the new plans has been extended to this Friday,…

The Sligo Bay Lifeboat responded to a request from the Coast Guard yesterday evening to provide assistance to a swimmer who got into difficulty at Deadmans Point, close to Rosses Point.   Another swimmer that attempted to provide assistance was also taken aboard the lifeboat and bought back to the…

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was tasked to Co. Sligo this week to remove an explosive device. Just before 2pm on Tueday last, Gardaí were notified of a business owner in Rosses Point coming into possession of an old mortar device as part of a memorabilia collection. The bomb disposal…

A Sligo Councillor is calling on the local authority to investigate what the intentions are of the owners of the derelict apartments at the entrance to Rosses Point Village.   Chairperson of the Sligo Drumcliff Municipal Independent Councillor Marie Casserly made the call at the monthly meeting of the Municipal…