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A €75m package for reopening Early Learning and Childcare Services has been announced. Minster for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone, made the announcement today. The new funding model is broken down into 4 different sections; A once off reopening grant of €18m is going towards centre based providers that…

Further clarity on the governments roadmap is needed for small and medium businesses in the north west, according to a local Fine Gael Councillor. The plan is hoped to be implemented in stages with the first phase beginning on the 18th of May. Sligo Fine Gael Councillor, Thomas Walsh is…

“We need to listen to advice from our public health experts and not keyboard warriors.” That’s according to Sligo/Drumcliffe Councillor Thomas Walsh who is asking people not to comment irresponsibly on social media or send unfounded whatsapp messages. https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019-20/short%20thomas%20walsh%20.mp3

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…

Fine Gael Director of Elections for Sligo/Leitrim, Enda Candon, has defended his party’s strategy in the Sligo/Leitrim constituency. Speaking to the OceanFM team during the live General Election coverage, Fine Gael candidate, Thomas Walsh, raised issue with the way the constituency was split during the campaign. Walsh, who is also…

Improvement works are to be made at Jinks Cross in Carraroe following this months meeting of Sligo/Drumcliff County councillors. The cross which is located on the main Ballygawley to Sligo Road on the R284 which allows road users to cut over to Ballisodare is going to see a number of…

Schools across Sligo and Leitrim are set to receive grants for ICT infrastructure and equipment as part of the government digital strategy expenditure. This announcement was made by Fine Gael General Election Candidate and Sligo County Councillor, Thomas Walsh who along side Minister for Education, Joe McHugh are granting money…