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Sligo county councillors will hold a special meeting at County Hall in Riverside this morning to decide where to hold their monthly meetings from now on. Such a meeting must be held when a change of venue is being considered. For the past few months, monthly meetings of the council…

A majority of Sligo councillors have decided to keep the local property tax at its current rate.   Their decision means the 15% increase agreed by councillors last year stays in place.   The tax is set from a level that reverts back to a baseline each year, regardless of…

More than 20 protesters from the west Sligo village of Easkey gathered this morning outside the Knocknarea Arena of IT Sligo where the September monthly meeting of Sligo County Council is taking place. It’s a continuation of a protest that has been going on for months now and relates to…

The local authority in Sligo will write to the Chief Executive of Eir to request that a priority phone number be established to enable Councillors make  contact with the communications company in relation to technical issues their constituents are having with broadband and phone lines.   Sligo Drumcliffe Councillor Donal…

    The new Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council will be elected today at the annual general meeting of the Council.   Even at this stage, there is still speculation in relation to who will be taking over from outgoing Cathaoirleach Tom MacSharry of Fianna Fáil.   However, Ocean FM…

A new councillor was co opted onto Sligo County Council this weekend. Arthur Gibbons was unanimously selected during an online convention on Friday to fill the vacant seat left behind by Sinn Fein’s Chris MacManus who is now an MEP for Midlands/Northwest. He previously served on Sligo Borough Council from…

The planned co-option of a new councillor onto Sligo County Council this morning is due to be deferred.   The new councillor will take the place of Sinn Fein councillor, Chris MacManus, who was recently selected as a Midlands-North West MEP, and was forced to resign his council seat.  …