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A  Sligo councillor says a plan is needed for Sligo Airport going forward.   Fine Gael’s Thomas Walsh says they have been reimbursed €200,000 for works carried out over a year ago but are still waiting for €80,000 to begin phase 2 of works.   He says Sligo Airport is…

Management at Sligo Airport are requesting a meeting with Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton, to seek clarity over ongoing financial issues.   A meeting was held in December 2020 and Joe Corcoran, Airport Manager said in a letter to the Minister that ‘it’s really disappointing…

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says it’s anticipated the funding issues surrounding Sligo Airport will be ‘resolved shortly’.   Independent Sligo/Leitrim TD, Marian Harkin raised the issue in the Dáil yesterday evening where she said the busiest coast guard in the country is operated out of Sligo yet it has not received…

  Sligo Airport continues to be ‘left in limbo’ by the Department of Transport and Irish Coastguard.   That’s according to Sligo Fine Gael Councillor and Director of Sligo Airport, Thomas Walsh who says there has been a ‘shocking level of disrespect’ shown.   In October 2020, infrastructure projects were…

A Sligo councillor says it would be a major mistake if people in the north west were to think that difficulties currently being experienced by the aviation industry applied only to Shannon or Dublin.   Sligo County Council Cathaoirleach Cllr. Dara Mulvey says Ireland West Airport and the airport at…

The Dáil has again heard an appeal for Sligo Airport to be given funding for safety works it has already completed.   The issue arose during statements on international travel when Sligo Independent Deputy Marian Harkin said it was ‘beyond urgent’ at this stage that Sligo Airport get its money.…