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    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.  …

Sligo County Council are to be the first local authority in the country to resume full council meetings, since the introduction of Covid-19 restrictions. Members of the Council agreed this morning to resume council meetings on 11th May next. That meeting will be held at the Knocknarea Arena at IT…

Sligo County Council is imposing further parking restrictions at the seaside village of Strandhill from this evening. It’s part of the ongoing effort to prevent transmission of the coronavirus. The restrictions will apply along the promenade and in the main car park in the village. The council is asking the…

Sligo County Council anticipates that the current situation in relation to the coronavirus pandemic will impact on its capacity to maintain existing levels of services. It says certain services will have to be curtailed, with Sligo’s public libraries closed until further notice. Local Authorities have been requested to facilitate social distancing…