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It’s hoped Co. Leitrim will have direct access to the sea by mid 2023. Leitrim County Council recently purchased land in Tullaghan with the aim of building a scenic area with ocean access along Ireland’s shortest coastline. Fianna Fail Councillor, Justin Warnock says there are numerous tourism options available such…

Calls are being made on Sligo County Council to map public bins in effort to identify gaps prior to tourism season. The Cathaoirleach of Sligo Drumcliffe MD, Cllr Thomas Walsh has made the calls adding that €5 million in funding has been provided to support local authorities ahead of what…

This week’s Sligo Drumcliffe MD meeting heard calls for tourism to be developed in north Sligo by incorporating the proposed Yeats International Centre and the planned Drumcliffe visitor facilities in Drumcliffe. Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy table a motion on the issue and received support from his fellow councillors. He…

The current confusion that is surrounding the recently Government published ‘living with Covid-19 Roadmap’ has the potential to inflict more damage on the North West’s tourism and hospitality sectors.   Those are the fears of the fears of a Sligo Leitrim TD.   The Tánaiste yesterday urged people in Dublin…

A Sligo Leitrim TD has called for government intervention in the tourism and hospitality to save jobs and businesses.   The Sinn Fein spokesperson on justice and equality, Deputy Martin Kenny says the effect on rural Ireland has been dramatic, economically and socially, for all stakeholders.   Sinn Fein recently…

A Sligo Leitrim TD has expressed his concerns that the towel is already being thrown in for the tourism sector.   Fianna Fáil TD, Marc MacSharry speaking in the Dáil yesterday observed that the tourism portfolio has been rolled into a Department with a number of other briefs and will…