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Changes to the Bus Eireann’s Expressway service would result in the death knell of rural bus services. That’s according to Dermot O Leary, general secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union which is launching a nationwide campaign against a so-called restructuring of the service. As part of the campaign,…

Speed limits throughout the country are currently being reviewed. And councillors from the Tubbercurry, Ballymote and west Sligo areas of County Sligo got of an idea of what’s planned for their localities at a Municipal District meeting of the council in Tubbercurry yesterday. New proposals for speed limits are being…

Tubbercurry in county Sligo was a runner-up at the Pride of Place awards in Belfast over the weekend. The all-Ireland competition was set up in 2003 to recognise the vital contributions voluntary groups and individuals make to their local community and the award ceremony took place in Belfast on Saturday.…

Declan Loughnane will be in charge of the Sligo senior hurlers for a sixth season next year. The Offaly native, who lives in Tubbercurry, was last night re-appointed unopposed to the senior and U21 team management roles after the other candidates nominated by the clubs in the county withdrew. Loughnane…

St Attracta’s Community School now know their opponents for this year’s Connacht Senior A League final. The Tubbercurry school will face St Colman’s from Claremorris in the final, after the Mayo school beat Westport’s Rice College by 14 points to 12 in Wednesday’s semi-final at Mulvey Park in Castlebar. St…

Its been a very impressive two months for St. Attracta’s Community School in Tubbercurry with both the Senior (pictured below) and Junior (pictured above) teams reaching Connacht A league finals. Both teams have gone unbeaten so far this year as the fight for the school’s first ever A title. The…

Work is to start on the upgrade to water and sewerage schemes in Donegal and Sligo early next year. Irish Water has confirmed that contracts have been signed to start work on an upgrade to the Owenteskna public water supply serving south west Donegal. While a bundle to upgrade the…