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Councillors in the north Sligo area will be highlighting the importance of proposed new sewage treatment plants being provided as quickly as possible for the Rosses Point and Mullaghmore areas during a meeting with Irish Water officials next month. Short prohibitions of about two days on swimming and bathing in…

The bathing ban has been lifted at Rosses Point and Mullaghmore beaches. Earlier this week, a high level of bacteria was found in water samples taken at the sites. The HSE conducted a further test on the 1st of August and this test returned a result of ‘excellent water quality.’…

A test at a property in Co Sligo found there were unsafe amounts of lead present in the drinking water. Lead levels, six times higher than the limit for safe consumption, was discovered at a house in Rosses Point late last year. Since the start of 2017 unsafe levels of…

Castle international Alex Gleeson has finished first in the race for the Bridgestone Order of Merit.   Gleeson, who has family connections in Sligo, overtook long-time leader Robin Dawson at the final event of the season. The 24-year-old Dubliner took top prize thanks to his semi-final run at the AIG…

Drumcliffe/Rosses Point GAA Club Notes Sunday, August 12th, 2018   There was disappointment for the senior men’s footballers at Kent Park on Saturday evening in their opening Group 2 match of the 2018 Belfry senior football championship. Despite leading by four points at one stage, a strong second-half from opponents Coolera/Strandhill saw…

Darragh Cox spoke with two members of the victorious County Sligo Golf Club Connacht Junior Foursomes team – 15-year-olds Niall McDermott and Daniel Ford – as well as the team captain and club junior convenor Robert Fitzpatrick and club captain Joe Keyes about their success in defeating Castle Dargan in…