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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…

There is no clear answer to the issue around funding for Sligo Airport. Sligo Fine Gael Councillor Thomas Walsh, who is also a Director at the airport, says he cannot understand the response given to Independent Deputy Marian Harkin in the Dail by Minister of State at the Department of…

A Sligo/Leitrim Fianna Fail TD is accusing Shane Ross of showing favouritism towards pet projects and his Independent Alliance colleagues when it comes to allocating funding. It’s after the Transport Minister allocated 5 million euro to Waterford Airport, which hasn’t seen a commercial flight in three years. Only last week,…

Sligo councillors have voiced their concern about the future operation of Sligo Airport unless it receives government funding. Although there are no longer regular scheduled passenger flights to or from Sligo Airport, it remains the base for the Coast Guard Rescue 118 helicopter. The Coast Guard helicopter is also used…