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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…

Work is progressing on an upgraded wastewater treatment plant in Collooney, Co Sligo. Foundations for the plant’s new holding tanks are now in place. Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy says the upgrade is vital for a growing area like Collooney, located on the banks of the Owenmore River https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019/healy%20collooney%2008.mp3

A shortage of engineers is hindering progress on making plans for a one-way traffic system in Collooney, a meeting of Sligo councillors has been told. At this week’s meeting of councillors from the Sligo/Drumcliffe Municipal District, Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy asked that a trial-run be done for a one-way…

Work on a project to alleviate longtime flooding in a Sligo town housing estate is expected to be completed in about a month. It’s in The Woodlands Estate in Ballytivnan where, in the past, residents had to be taken from a nursing home because of the flooding. The work is…