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A Sligo Councillor is encouraging schools to actively engage in providing children with the options of walking of cycling safely to school.   Sligo Strandhill Councillor Sinead Maguire has made the calls after it was claimed recently that better infrastructure is needed to encourage more children to cycle or walk…

It’s thought that a consensus has been reached in relation to the proposed development of the sea front of Strandhill in County Sligo.   Under the proposal traffic will be directed mainly to the car park in the village with reduced car parking along the seas front.   It’s also…

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…