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Sligo County Council’s new cathaoirleach has listed support for immigrant communities, Sligo County Council’s finances, investment in infrastructure and tourism among his priorities for the year ahead. Fine Gael Councillor Hubert Keaney says Sligo needs both the Eastern Bridge and the Western Distributor Road, the development of O’Connell Street and…

The selection of cathaoirleachs, mayors and their deputies have as much to do with politics — and political dealmaking — as with democracy. And with this in mind, most eyes this afternoon will be on who will become the new mayor of Sligo. Although it’s now a largely symbolic role…

A Sligo councillor says he is confident people will vote for the restoration of local councils that were abolished by the last government. Independent Councillor Declan Bree proposed at this week’s meeting of Sligo County Council that the council welcome a committment in the Programme for Government to consider establishing…

Sligo County Council says it will continue to monitor a development in Strandhill involving the construction of 34 new homes. The planning application for the development was initially received by the council in 2006. At present works are stopped on the site. The council says it is in discussions with…