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There are renewed calls for three key towns in County Sligo to be given the €200,000 they are each seeking under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund. Two of the towns, Collooney and Ballisodare, are satellites of Sligo town while Ballymote plays a key role serving a larger rural population…

A Broadband Connection Point has gone live at Sooey Hall in Sligo. This BCP will provide high-speed broadband to the Sooey community in advance of homes and businesses receiving high-speed broadband. Sooey Hall will be one of ten locations in Sligo where the service will be supplied. Sligo Drumcliffe Cllr…

A Sligo councillor is voicing concern about traffic building up back onto a busy roundabout at Collooney at peak commuter times. Fine Gael Councillor Thomas Walsh is calling on the council to provide a yellow box outside the entrance to the Sligo Junction outlet in an effort to prevent the…

There has been a massive increase in the number of people visiting outdoor amenity areas and recreational spots through the north west since the onset of the Covid pandemic. Forests and woodlands have been among the most popular. €65,000 has now been allocated for a number of Coillte-owned forests in…

A Sligo councillor believes the local authority should digitise all burial records for the county. Fine Gael’s Thomas Walsh says the current paper-based system is outdated and by recording all records digitally, cemetery management will be vastly improved and reduce the risk of information not being recorded correctly or lost.…

A local Councillor has slammed Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly’s visit to the ITSligo Vaccination Centre labeling it as a ‘PR Stunt’. Minister Donnelly visited the vaccination centre yesterday and Fine Gael Councillor, Thomas Walsh says the visit was ‘inexcusable’ given the record number of people waiting for a bed…

A Sligo Councillor says the local authority are to conduct a review of roads in the county over the next two years as he feels some rural roads have speed limits that are too high for the route. Fine Gael Councillor, Thomas Walsh cites a recent survey by the Road…