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A Sligo councillor says the ongoing issue of access to Inishmurray Island off the coast of North Sligo is ‘being turned into a political football.’ Independent Alliance Councillor Marie Casserly was speaking at this week’s meeting of councillors from Sligo Municipal District after she came under pressure to arrange a…

Sligo County Council does not have the money for any more public lighting. Councillors have been told that if proposals result in extra cost for public lighting, they should be seeking the money under the Clar programme which covers small scale infrastructural projects in rural areas. Sligo County Council Director…

It’s likely to to be the first quarter of 2019 before construction will start on the new N4 route to be built between Collooney and Castlebaldwin. That’s despite the signing of a contract for engineering consultancy services for the project that was signed this week. The company involved in the…

What’s been described as ‘another significant milestone’ has taken place in the development of the N4 Collooney to Castlebaldwin road project. It’s the signing of a contract with the company Halcrow Barry Limited to provide engineeering consultancy services for the scheme. Halcrow Barry’s first task now is to produce contract…

Fire services from all four Sligo stations continue to battle mountain gorse fires which broke out at Killery and Crossboy near Ballintogher and Dromahair yesterday afternoon. Approximately 42 personnel are on continuous rotation dealing with the blaze which is affecting about 4,000 acres of land on the mountain, although not…