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The Friday Panel of North West Today consisted of Sligo Leitrim Independent TD Marian Harkin and the former Sligo Councillor Seamus Kilgannon.     They joined John Lynch in studio to look back on the big events of the week.   OceanFM Ireland · 2210 Friday Panel Podcast  

A Sligo councillor is calling for public water taps to be installed in towns and villages in an effort to reduce the use of plastic bottles. Fianna Fail Councillor Seamus Kilgannon proposed the idea at a meeting of Sligo County Council. However, it appears the provision of such taps would…

A Sligo councillor is calling for the transport minister to bring in a maximum waiting time for driving tests. Fianna Fail Councillor Seamus Kilgannon says the length of time many young people in rural areas are waiting for tests is causing difficulties, not only for them them but also for…

A Sligo councillor is calling for it to be made easier and quicker for people to become teachers. Fianna Fail Councillor Seamus Kilgannon said this would help deal with the current shortage of teachers, particularly in subjects such as maths, Irish and European languages. He proposed this week that Sligo…

A Sligo councillor is calling for a national fund to be set up do do a survey of dangerous roadside trees and hedges. Fianna Fail Councillor Seamus Kilgannon says the fund might also help alleviate the cost of cutting and trimming trees and hedges. It’s a problem that’s becoming more…