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A Sligo councillor is urging people to apply for funding under the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s community grants scheme. Projects could include upgrades of energy efficiency in buildings, including cooling systems, insulation, solar PV panels, lighting and heating. Among the successful grant applicants were Cluid Housing Association in Sligo…

A Sligo councillor is urging people to have their say about how a new law aimed at protecting children online can be implemented. The Online Safety Act is being introduced by Communications Minister Richard Bruton. Fine Gael local and general election candidate Sinead Maguire says that for the first time,…

The Tanaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister will be in Sligo this evening to speak on Brexit.   Simon Coveney is expected to outline the latest developments on Britain’s exit from the EU during an event in the Aurivo Auditorium at IT Sligo.   The discussion will involve an expert panel…

Representatives from the border region will be discussing the challenges facing border communities in Leinster House this afternoon. The Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement will hear from members of the Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN) and representatives of the east border region. This afternoon’s meeting…

Fine Gael has selected two of its candidates to run in the local elections next May in the Sligo area. Last night, outoing councillor Sinead Maguire as well as newcomer Blaine Gaffney were chosen at a selection convention to run in the Sligo/Strandhill electoral area. A convention to select the…

A Sligo councillor is calling for a handbook to be prepared that will advise new councillors on their responsibilities and the resources available to them. Fine Gael Councillor Sinead Maguire is making the call based on her own experience of being a first-time councillor. Another reason for the proposed handbook…