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The Mayor of Sligo has called for no decision to be made on a public enhancement project in Strandhill until those with concerns are consulted. The issue was discussed at this morning’s meeting of councillors from the Sligo Strandhill Municipal District of Sligo County Council. Sinn Fein Councillor Arthur Gibbons…

Irish Water are upgrading the old cast iron water mains around Strandhill. Around 3km of old pipes will be removed and replaced with high density plastic pipes. The utility say this will provide a secure and safer drinking supply and reducing the chance of leaks. Weeks are due to begin…

The new surfing centre in Strandhill can help re-energise the local tourism sector as it looks to return to normal following the Covid 19 pandemic. That’s according to Sligo Strandhill Councillor Sinead Maguire.   Ireland’s first national surfing centre which will be located in Strandhill is among seven new tourist…

Just under €18,000 has been allocated to Sligo and Leitrim County Councils to carry out flood and coastal erosion studies by the Office of Public Works. Sligo is to receive €5,800 to carry out a Coastal Erosion and Flood Risk Management study at Strandhill and Easkey Coast Road. A further…

Readdressing the balance between pedestrians and vehicles is among the aims of new plans that are being prepared for the Sligo coastal villages of Strandhill and Rosses Point. The time limit for the public to make their opinions and ideas about the new plans has been extended to this Friday,…

The Tánaiste Leo Varadkar is due to visit Sligo and Leitrim today to launch two business ventures with the potential to create at least 125 new jobs. This afternoon, Mr Varadkar, who is also Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, will turn the sod for a new €1.9m government-funded digital…