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Anne Carton's creche is celebrating 35 years in business.
A recent funding allocation will allow further work to take place on the new footpath linking Collooney and Ballisodare.
It is said good things come to those who wait and that has certainly been the case for the community of Ballisodare.
Eastern Harps' new clubhouse in Keash was the new setting for the Eastern Harps 2020 Kerry McKeon Literary Awards presented recently.
This year's Shine A Light Night is calling on people all over Sligo to sleep out for one night and raise funds to help Focus Ireland's vital services as the number of homeless adults in the North West stands at 69.
Three friends with support needs are the stars of a new video by a celebrated independent documentary film-maker.
The lack of adequate parking at the Benbulben Forest Walk at Gortarowey is a huge source of frustration for tourists and disruption for local residents according to Councillor Thomas Healy. He has said it is a significant health and safety issue.
Plans for major projects in both Enniscrone and Tubbercurry can have a transformative effect on both towns.
The construction of a footpath from Geevagh National School to the Geevagh GAA grounds is to be considered by Sligo County Council.
The method through which students get places on school buses needs to change.
The difficulties being experienced by publicans was the subject of a lengthy debate at last week's meeting of the Ballymote-Tubbercurry Municipal District, which heard calls for a stimulus package to be introduced to aid the pub sector.
It was with great sadness that people around Tubbercurry learned that Margaret Kennedy is retiring from business and closing her sweet shop in the town.
Sligo County Council will give consideration to providing alternative car parking spaces for elderly and disabled drivers in Sligo town.
The necessity for the cleaning of gullies and drains on roadsides and in housing estates was raised by Councillor Arthur Gibbons.
A rise in the water level at Lough Gill due to heavy rainfall has contributed to flooding in a number of areas in Sligo.
Front line workers turned out in great numbers last Friday to launch Sligo Tidy Towns' latest mural which is a thank you to our front-line workers for all the work carried out on our behalf to keep us safe during the pandemic.
Covid-19 saw the Sligo County Fleadh due to take place in Riverstown on the June Bank Holiday weekend cancelled but a virtual event went ahead instead which raised €5,000 for local charities.
The start of the second phase of road safety measures for Ballintogher village has been welcomed by local Sinn Féin Councillor Thomas Healy who says these works will help reduce issues with the road in the village.
A Sligo tech start-up is aiming to provide nurses and frontline healthcare workers with more than €1m worth of free employee health and wellbeing benefits.
Due to the impact of Covid-19, it is likely to be late 2020 before the first of proposed new bus shelters for Sligo are installed.
The President of IT Sligo, Dr Brendan McCormack urges students not to delay entering third-level due to restrictions caused by Covid-19.
Sligo County Council will have a key role to play in the area of coastal development in the years to come.
There were a number of calls at last week's meeting for a refurbishment of the popular area known as the 'The Rocks' at Gibraltar.
There is limited funding available for the resurfacing of roads which may impact the Grange to Cashelgarron project.
Sligo County Council in consultation with Sligo BID and An Garda Siochana have erected a number of signs around town detailing the implications and consequences of consuming alcohol in public places.
North West Simon are calling on people in the region to take part in their dip and donate fundraiser on June 20th - the longest day of the year.
Sligo County Council is to receive €25,000 towards the costs associated with painting the 'Metal Man' beacon in Rosses Point, it was announced as part of the Government's Historic Structures Fund.
IT Sligo Faculty of Engineering & Design has announced the approval of four new Level 8 Honours Degrees in Engineering which are available on CAO for 2020/21 intake of first year students.
Creative re-use of the home space is what award-winning architect Masa Ruane Bratusa, Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Interior Architecture and Design at Institute Sligo advocates.
Sligo will bloom again with hanging baskets outside premises this summer thanks to the intervention of the County Council and Sligo Tidy Towns.
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