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Irish Water is to submit a planning application to Sligo County Council for the construction of an upgraded sewerage scheme in Rosses Point. The project will include the upgrading of the pumping station in the village and building new underground stormwater storage tanks. The pumping station at Ballyweelin is to…

Local rescue services were in action over the weekend, with four swimmers having been taken to Sligo University Hospital for assessment after they got into difficulty off Rosses Point beach yesterday afternoon. Two were airlifted by the Coast Guard Rescue 118 helicopter. Another was rescued by the Sligo Bay RNLI…

Conservation works have been completed on Sligo’s Metal Man. The works were funded by a €25,000 grant from the Historic Structures Fund which was matched by Sligo County Council. It proved challenging, with workers only able to carry out repairs for 2 or 3 hours some days due to the…

Conservation works have begun on Sligo’s Metal Man. €25,000 comes under the Historic Structures Fund which has been matched by Sligo County Council. The navigation beacon at Rosses Point that was first erected in 1821 points towards Oyster Island off the coast of Sligo and has a twin Metal Man…

An allocation of funding of over 65,000 euro has been allocated for two fisheries projects in the north west under Ireland’s European Maritime and Fisheries Fund Programme. €32,396.84 has been allocated to Sligo County Council for a temporary pontoon, along with €33,465.81 to the Sligo Yacht Club for improvements to…

Strandhill and Rosses Point have been allocated 202,000 Euro today under the latest allocations of funding under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund. Minister Heather Humphreys, the Minister for Rural and Community Development and the Islands, confirmed the allocation for the two coastal resorts a short time ago during her…

Visitors to the beach and those going into the sea at Rosses Point in County Sligo are urged to be extra careful tomorrow, Thursday. It’s because there will be no lifeguard on duty at the beach. Sligo County Council says the situation has arisen because of a lack of available…