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A Sligo Sinn Fein councillor says that while he is retiring from elective politics, he will still remain active within his party. Former Mayor of Sligo Sean MacManus is stepping down after 45 years involvement in politics. He was among the Sinn Fein members who played a key role in…

Sligo is going to be relying on existing resources and co-operation from volunteer groups as it takes on the mantle of European Capital of Volunteering for 2017. Following a presentation to Sligo County Council on what the title means for Sligo and what to expect in the year ahead Sinn…

A Sinn Fein councillor in Sligo has called on the county council to find a solution for ongoing flooding on a stretch of the R287 between Slishwood and Correagh villages. Councillor Thomas Healy told this week’s meeting of Sligo County Council that locals on the road known as ‘the long…

A Director of Services in Sligo says the N4 Collooney to Castlebaldwin bypass is now progressing as fast as it can. Tom Kilfeather has been speaking to Ocean FM News following a €7.5 million allocation by Transport Infrastructure Ireland towards the ongoing progress on this long-awaited 14km stretch of road.…

Long-serving Sligo Councillor Sean MacManus has announced his retirement. The Sinn Fein Councillor made the announcement to colleagues at a meeting of the County Council this morning. Councillor MacManus has been a member of Sligo’s Local Authorities for nearly 23 years. Ocean FM’s Mike Kelly reports from the Council offices…

It will be at least 2021 before the new N4 to Collooney to Castlebaldwin bypass is open to motorists. And that is dependent on ongoing funding being provided to Sligo County Council. However, Director of Services for Infrastructure in Sligo Tom Kilfeather is welcoming this year’s allocation of €7.5million to…