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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…

Calls are being made on the government to urgently release funding to a number of tourist scenic locations in Sligo such as Strandhill, Rosses Point and Enniscrone for the provision social distancing mobility plans.   The calls from Sligo Strandhill Councillor Sinead Maguire are being made after large numbers descended…

Funding to carry out maintenance works on the Metal Man navigational beacon at Rosses Point has been allocated. €25,000 has been given under the Historic Structures Fund to Sligo County Council for the repair works which is to be matched by the local authority. The 12 foot tall structure has…

The Blue Flags and Green Coast Awards for 2020 have been announced on social media this morning.   Donegal has now secured the most Blue Flags in Ireland with 12 beaches and 2 marinas included.   Following the north west county has now overtaken Kerry as the County with the…

The traffic lights at the roadworks at the Rosses Point turn off in Sligo are currently broken. Gardai are reporting that the lights – just on the other side of Hughes Bridge -are down due to weather conditions as storm Ciara which is set to hit the north west tomorrow.…

A brand new apartment building in Sligo town is of such a high standard that it will present a challenge to builders and developers into the future. That’s according to the chief executive of Sligo County Council, Ciaran Hayes, speaking about the new Harbour View development on the Rosses Point…

There’s been a call for Sligo to be provided with its second columbarium for the storage of cremated remains or ashes of deceased persons. It’s another indication of the increasing number of people who are now cremated rather than buried after death. A columbarium is already in place in the…