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There are calls for another bridge in County Sligo to be named after an IRA volunteer who died during the troubled early years of the Irish state. At a meeting of Sligo County Council, Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy called for the bridge over the Bellawady River, at Lower Main…

With schools reopening next month, there’s new calls on the Minister for Transport and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan to finally resolve the ongoing issue of a shortage of places on school buses in various parts of the region. Sligo Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy says all pupils — those…

Two local Sligo councillors are welcoming long-awaited road and footpath works in the village of Ballintogher. The second of three phases of the works start today and is expected to last about two weeks. Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy says there will be diversions in place. https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202020/healy%20ballintogher%20works%20EDITED%2023.mp3 Fine Gael Councillor…

Investigations are taking place after more than 20 farm animals, as well as bones from other animals, were found dumped in the scenic Ladies Brae area of County Sligo. The animals included seven calves, four sheep, 13 lambs and the carcasses of other lambs. Local Councillor Thomas Healy visited the…

Works on replacing old sodium public light by new more energy-efficient and longer-life LED lighting is expected to start in County Sligo in the third or fourth quarter of this year. But in the meantime, although a budget of €100,000 has been provided for public lighting this year, the council…

A proposal to downgrade and reduce the total number of members of Sligo Fire Service ‘doesn’t make sense.’ That’s according to Sinn Fein Councillor, Thomas Healy, who is calling on Sligo County Council not to follow through with the idea. The proposal includes reducing the full time members of the…