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For the 12th month protesters from Easkey were outside the offices of Sligo County Council as councillors arrived for their monthly meeting this morning. They are protesting over a number of issues in Easkey, including alleged pollution and issues concerning the local community council. Council CEO Ciaran Hayes has previously…

A proposal to downgrade and reduce the total number of members of Sligo Fire Service ‘doesn’t make sense.’ That’s according to Sinn Fein Councillor, Thomas Healy, who is calling on Sligo County Council not to follow through with the idea. The proposal includes reducing the full time members of the…

A South Sligo Fianna Fail councillor has issued details of the latest phone scam that targeted him today. The scam involves a person receiving a phone call and advising them that a sum of money has been taken from their bank account. Cllr Marker Baker who runs a business in…

A local councillor is calling on Transport Infrastructure Ireland and Sligo County Council to install traffic calming measures in South Sligo. At a the monthly meeting of Sligo County Council, Fine Gael councillor Dara Mulvey called upon the local authority to address the extremely busy stretch of the N17 in…

Sligo County Council has felled more than 200 trees in the past three years but has not planted any replacement trees. However, councillors have been told the council intends to plant a significant number of native trees in the future. The issue of how many trees the council has felled…