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  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.…

  A Sligo Councillor is calling on the local authority to write to the Department of Transport asking them to ensure funds are made available annually for Sligo Airport.   Independent Councillor, Marie Casserly is submitting a motion at today’s meeting on the matter as she says a verbal commitment…

A Sligo Leitrim TD has called again on the Taoiseach to ensure that an urgent payment is made to Sligo Airport Company in relation monies already spent on necessary safety works which were required by the Irish Aviation Authority.   Speaking in the Dáil yesterday, Deputy Harkin emphasised the urgent…

There is now a clear pathway for the required funding to be provided for capital investment works at Sligo Airport in order to support the continuation of the Search and Rescue service from the Strandhill base That’s according to the Minister for state at the Department of Health and Sligo…

A meeting involving all key stakeholders at Sligo Airport, the Minister of Communications Eamon Ryan, minister for State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton and department officials has been scheduled to take place over the coming days. it’s been almost a decade since the airport received government funding as…