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A papal visit to Sligo has not been ruled out, according to the Independent Councillor Marie Casserly. It was confirmed yesterday that Pope Francis will be visiting Ireland in August 2018 as part of the World Celebration of Families. Last year, Sligo county council was the first local authority in…

More than one million euro has been announced for projects in Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim. The money is coming under the so-called REDZ scheme, which stands for Rural Economic Development Zones. €48,000 is to go to The Gables in Ballyshannon, for improvement of tourism facilities. Tubbercurry Enterprise Centre is to…

Miniplans for different areas in the north west can be viewed through your local Council. In Sligo, a Sinn Fein Councillor is holding public meetings to inform people more about these plans which set out a vision for local areas and come under the wider county development plan. Councillor Thomas…

There is a yellow weather alert in place for Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal as temperatures are set to plunge tonight. The north west can expect icy lows of between minus 4 and minus 6 degrees with freezing fog in the area also. Met Eireann have issued the warning from 7pm…

Miniplans for different areas in the north west can be viewed through your local Council. In Sligo, a Sinn Fein Councillor is holding public meetings to inform people more about these plans which set out a vision for local areas and come under the wider county development plan. Councillor Thomas…

Many Christmas Lights in the north west will be turned on over the weekend but one town in north Leitrim is facing into the festive season without them. Manorhamilton in county Leitrim faces its first Christmas without lights. It appears the cost of funding Christmas lights is a concern for…