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The fight for a new Sligo Garda Station is not over, the Sligo/Leitrim Joint Policing Committee heard. The refurbishment of holding cells on the existing station was completed last week and they are to become operational tomorrow, Thursday. However, Independent Sligo Councillor, Marie Casserly says this isn’t enough. Councillor Casserly,…

A local Councillor is raising concern that that the Garda Station in Sligo Town will not be issued a Disabled Access Certificate following refurbishments. Garda Stations, courthouses, Defence Forces barracks and buildings used by or in connection with a number of government buildings are exempt under the Building Control Regulations…

Calls have again been made in the Dail for a new Garda station to be provided in Sligo town.   The latest call came yesterday afternoon from Independent Deputy Marian Harkin who pleaded with the Taoiseach to intervene.   However, Mr Martin said the decision not to proceed with a…

A local TD says the ‘the time for talking is over’  in relation to a new Garda station in Sligo.   Independent Sligo/Leitrim Deputy, Marian Harkin raised the issue, and the lack of an armed response unit in Sligo, with the Taoiseach in the Dáil recently saying the current situation…

Gardaí in Sligo are investigating after a man was assaulted at a house in St Brigid’s Place, Sligo.   The man is being treated at Sligo University Hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.     The scene is currently sealed off for technical examination.   The…