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The Gathering Ireland 2013 Gathering Local Community Fund (13/12/2012)

The Gathering Ireland 2013 Gathering Local Community Fund

The Gathering Ireland Local Community Fund (01/11/2012)

The Gathering Ireland 2013 is a Government lead initiative which aims to deliver an additional 325,000 overseas visitors to Ireland which will generate an extra €170 million in revenue and create up to 3000 new jobs across every county in Ireland.

Sligo 400 Exhibition Tours Sligo (06/12/2012)

Sligo 400 Exhibition Tours Sligo

New Opening Arrangements for public Counter Planning Office (28/11/2012)

The opening hours of the Planning Section’s Public Counter at County Hall are being changed, with effect from 2nd January, 2013, the Planning Office will be open to the public from 10.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Walking Website Launched for Sligo (21/11/2012)

Walking Website Launched for Sligo

Library Ireland Week Events in Sligo (08/11/2012)

Sligo Libraries are pleased to announce various events to take place in branches over the week 12th to 18th November.

Christmas Tree Disposal (04/01/2013)

Christmas Tree Disposal

BOIL NOTICE UPDATE - 6th November (26/10/2012)

Sligo County Council wishes to advise lift to boil notice

Sligo Fire Service Issue Halloween Advice (23/10/2012)

Sligo Local Authorities and Sligo Fire Service have issued a joint appeal in the run up to Halloween urging members of the public not to supply any household waste material to persons who do not hold a valid waste collection permit.

Buildings at Risk Seminar - 8th November (23/10/2012)

The Heritage Office, Sligo County Council in association with Sligo Heritage Forum and in partnership with The Heritage Council present Stopping The Rot - a Seminar on Buildings at Risk on Thursday 8th November

National Recreation Week 29th October - 4th November (22/10/2012)

A number of events will be held throughout Sligo to celebrate National Recreation Week, an initiative by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

Cathaoirleach Honours Sligo U14 Camogie Team (16/10/2012)

Cathaoirleach Honours Sligo U14 Camogie Team

Traffic Management - N4 Ardloy works (15/10/2012)

Traffic Management on the N4 Ardloy works will be in place 24 hours a day 7 days a week from early next week. This should not cause any extra delays at rush hours but will cause delays at out of work hours.

Myplan.ie Public Information System (15/10/2012)

Myplan.ie, is a free and easy to use public information system about the development plan or local area plan in your local area.

Comhaltas Musicians Honoured (26/09/2012)

Young musicians honoured for outstanding achievements at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2012

28th September Dead-Line for Registration of Septic Tanks (21/09/2012)

Owners of septic tanks and other domestic waste water treatment systems are reminded that the deadline for the payment of €5 septic tank charge expires this week. After 28th of September, people will have to pay a fee of €50.’

Major Roadworks on Sligo’s Main Routes (21/09/2012)

Motorists will experience delays on Sligo’s main routes as major roadworks are being carried out across the county.

Meeting to discuss ‘Gathering Ireland 2013’ (17/09/2012)

A Special Community Meeting to discuss ‘Gathering Ireland 2013’ will take place in the Sligo Park Hotel on Monday 24th September at 7.00 p.m.

‘Life and Lore’ Collection Launched (06/09/2012)

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Councillor Veronica Cawley welcomed a large attendance to County Hall during Heritage Week for the launch of the Sligo Heritage ‘Life and Lore’ Collection

Mobile Library Service Extended (06/09/2012)

Mobile Library Service extended to include Collooney and Ballisodare

Council Maintains Services at Teach Laighne (31/08/2012)

Despite financial and resourcing difficulties, Sligo County Council can confirm that it will continue to provide Motor Taxation facilities at Teach Laighne in Tubbercurry for three days a week, Wednesday to Friday.

€1.6m Re-alignment Project For N4 (24/08/2012)

Sligo County Council is pleased to announce that funding has been secured for a programme of re-alignment works on a 1.1KM section of the N4 at Ardloy Castlebaldwin

Arrangements For NEW Student Grant Applications for 2012/2013 (22/08/2012)

A new ONLINE ONLY student grant application system has being introduced for the 2012/2013 academic year.

Over €100 Million Nationally in Household Charge Payments (17/08/2012)

Sligo County Manager Hubert Kearns thanked the people in County Sligo who have paid the charge and said he was encouraged by the number of citizens who continue to pay the charge”, which will be used to maintain essential local services.

Summer Reading Challenge a Major Success (17/08/2012)

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Veronica Cawley has commended the children who participated in Sligo Central Library’s ‘Story Lab’ Reading Challenge.

Major Road Works at Grange (14/08/2012)

The surface of the N15 at Grange is in poor condition and in need of upgrading. This is a significant upgrading programme which will greatly improve road conditions and road safety in this area.

Council Finances Discussed at Special Meeting (09/08/2012)

Council Finances Discussed at Special Meeting

Road Works at Grange (23/08/2012)

Sligo County Council has received numerous complaints in recent years concerning the condition of the road surface in Grange village.

Disruption to South Sligo Water Supply (03/09/2012)

Disruption to South Sligo Water Supply

Pride of Place Awards 2012 (18/07/2012)

Judging at Skreen, Dromard and Beltra Prepare in the Pride of Place Awards 2012

Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2012 - Second Call (20/07/2012)

Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2012 - Second Call, Closing date: 4pm Friday 10th August 2012

Cathaoirleach Honours South American Comhaltas (17/07/2012)

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Grows in South America

Experiment with Play 2012 (05/07/2012)

Children and adults were in Doorly Park on Sunday 1st July to celebrate National Play Day.

Cathaoirleach Welcomes Jack O'Connor to County Hall (04/07/2012)

Newly elected Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Councillor Veronica Cawley welcomed General President of SIPTU Jack O’Connor to County Hall on his recent visit to Sligo.

Registration of Treatment Systems Launched (27/06/2012)

Three month facility for reduced payment

Non Principal Private Residence 2012 (22/06/2012)

“Do you own a property that is not your main residence? If so, you may be liable for the €200.00 residential property charge.

€10,000 Allocated for Urgent Works to Ahamlish Church (27/06/2012)

On Friday last (22nd June 2012) Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, announced funding of €712,000 to support the conservation and protection of a range of important heritage buildings across Ireland. In Sligo, €10,000 has been allocated for the urgent stabilisation and repair of Ahamlish Church of Ireland, Grange, Co. Sligo.

Councillor Veronica Cawley Elected as Cathaoirleach (22/06/2012)

Councillor Veronica Cawley was elected as Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council at the Authority’s AGM held on 22nd June.

Current eContact (19/06/2012)

The current edition of Sligo Local Authorities’ e-newsletter is now available

New Arrangements for Housing and Finance Services (18/06/2012)

New Arrangements for Housing and Finance Services from Monday 2nd July.

Consultation on improving the lives of children and young people (18/06/2012)

Public Consultation on improving the lives of children and young people

Sligo loves : live music 2012 (15/06/2012)

This Thursday, 21st June, Sligo is part of love:live music, Ireland's celebration of International Music Day with FREE live music events all over the country.

Bike Week 2012 Events in Sligo (14/06/2012)

Bike Week 2012 Events in Sligo from June 16th - 24th

Guidance on Asbestos Waste (14/06/2012)

Asbestos is a natural mineral made up of many small fibres.

Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2012 (13/06/2012)

Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2012

Community and Voluntary Grants Scheme 2012 (13/06/2012)

Administered by Sligo County Council’s Community and Enterprise section many community groups throughout the county benefit from financial support through the Community and Voluntary Grant scheme.

N59 Contracts Signed at County Hall (12/06/2012)

Contract for N59 realignment Farranyharpy to Ballygreihan signed at County Hall

Swimming at Deadman’s Point, Rosses Point (08/06/2012)

Following two recent incidents at the weekend in Rosses Point where two strong swimmers in two separate incidents were taken from the water in rescues involving the Beach Lifeguards and Sligo Yacht Club, Sligo County Council would like to advise the public of the dangers of swimming in the area known as Deadman's Point,

Two Blue Flags and Five Green Coast Flags for Sligo (07/06/2012)

Sligo County Council is delighted to announce that five beaches in County Sligo have today received prestigious quality awards at a national ceremony in Dublin

Revised Opening Times for Sligo Motor Tax Office (31/05/2012)

Revised opening hours to the public for Sligo Motor Tax office will be introduced from Monday 11th June 2012. From that date the office will be open from 10.00am to 1.00pm and from 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Disruption To Water Supply : Update (21/05/2012)

Due to major repair work on the trunk watermain from Lough Talt to Tubbercurry, there will be a disruption to the water supply in areas of South Sligo throughout Wednesday 23rd May until late evening.

Award Winning Musicians Honoured at County Hall (28/05/2012)

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Michael Fleming has hosted a reception in County Hall to honour the members of ‘Teaspach’ and soloist Niamh Farrell for their recent outstanding achievements.

Customer Update Beirnes Bins Elphin Ltd (22/05/2012)

Further to confirmation that Beirnes Bins Elphin Ltd have gone into liquidation, Sligo County Council would like to inform the general public within Sligo that you have the option of engaging the services of any of the remaining permitted waste collectors operating in Sligo.

"Art of Sound" Exhibition (18/05/2012)

The Art of Sound exhibition showing in Ballymote Community Library, Co. Sligo, 1st – 31st May offers the opportunity to do just that.

Cathaoirleach Commends Childcare Committee (17/05/2012)

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Michael Fleming has commended the members of the County Childcare Committee for the valuable work they carry out in our community.

Round 2 PEACE III Funding advertised (17/05/2012)

Sligo Peace and Reconciliation Partnership Committee has advertised their Round 2 funding with a closing date of the 18th June 2012.

National Quality Award to Sligo Volunteer Centre (17/05/2012)

On Friday 11th May Marian Harkin, MEP presented the Volunteer Ireland Quality Award to the staff and volunteers of Sligo Volunteer Centre.

Protecting Ireland’s Beaches, Seas and Marine Life (09/05/2012)

An Taisce’s Clean Coasts Programme - Protecting Ireland’s Beaches, Seas and Marine Life

Cathaoirleach Welcomes Enterprise Initiative for Rural Areas (08/05/2012)

Cathaoirleach Welcomes Enterprise Initiative for Rural Areas

Minister Welcomes Major Efficiencies at Waterpoint (03/05/2012)

Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Michael Ring joined the Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Michael Fleming and members of the Board of Enniscrone Leisure Ltd for the unveiling of new facilities at Waterpoint Enniscrone.

Bealtaine Festival Launch 2012 (04/05/2012)

The Bealtaine Festival Sligo was launched on Wednesday 2nd May at the Hawk’s Well Theatre by the Mayor, Councillor Rosaleen O’Grady

Lough Easkey Watermain Burst (06/06/2012)

Lough Easkey Watermain Burst

Referendum on the Stability Treaty (01/05/2012)

The referendum will take place on Thursday, 31st May 2012. You must be an Irish citizen, ordinarily resident in a constituency, and 18 years or over on polling day to vote in the referendum.

Heritage Council allocates €49,500 for Sligo Projects (19/04/2012)

The Heritage Council have just announced the following grant allocations for Sligo during 2012.

Sligo receive support under Heritage Council Grant Scheme (19/04/2012)

This year, Sligo Conservation Plan Programme, Wetlands for Wildlife and People, Seminar - Heritage Buildings at Risk, Conservation of works on paper from the Niland Collection, Ahamlish COI Grange - Emergency Stabilistion and Conservation Works, Roof repairs to Markree Castle, and Celebrating Sligo: Sligo Charter 400 are just some of the projects in Sligo to receive support under the Heritage Council Grant Scheme for 2012.

Cathaoirleach's tribute to late Tommy Higgins (16/04/2012)

Cathaoirleach's tribute to late Tommy Higgins

Encouraging Response To Household Charge (16/04/2012)

Sligo County Council thanked people in County Sligo who have paid the Household Charge and said they are encouraged by the numbers of citizens who have paid to date.

Register of Electors 2011/2012 (16/04/2012)

Mr Phil Hogan T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government has today (16 April 2012) taken this early opportunity to encourage people to vote in the referendum on the Stability Treaty due to be held on 31 May 2012 and to encourage those who are not registered to vote to make the necessary arrangements to do so.

Cathaoirleach Commends Phoenix Players (11/04/2012)

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Michael Fleming has commended the Phoenix Players on reaching the All Ireland Drama Festival for 2012.

Disruption to Water Supply, South Sligo (13/04/2012)

Sligo County Council wishes to advise water consumers in the Bunnanadden & Killaville areas

Applications Invited for Structures at Risk Fund 2012 (28/03/2012)

Sligo County Council, on behalf of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, is now inviting applications for the Structures at Risk Fund (SRF) 2012.

Dog Owners Reminded of Responsibilities (26/03/2012)

Sligo County Council has issued a warning to dog owners regarding their responsibilities under the ‘Control of Dogs’ Act.

Historic Sash Window Conservation Workshops (26/03/2012)

Sligo County Council in association with The Heritage Council and Heritage Sash and Joinery will host a series of FREE historic window conservation workshops on Thursday 5th April 2012 at Sligo Gaol, Sligo.

Launch of 'Creative Sligo' Initiative (23/03/2012)

Entrepreneur and Dragons Den’s Bobby Kerr launches a new talent voucher fund of €100,000 for the North West. The Creative State North West launched a major new business support programme for the North West at IT Sligo’s Enterprise and Innovation Week 2012.

Current eContact (23/03/2012)

The current edition of Sligo Local Authorities’ e-newsletter is now available

OPW Promote Community Partnership Scheme (21/03/2012)

The Office of Public Works (OPW) has launched a nationwide advertising campaign seeking expressions of interest from local heritage/community groups who may be interested in becoming a partner with the OPW. The closing date for expressions of interest is Wednesday 28th March 2012.

Owenmore Gaels GAA Honoured at County Hall (16/03/2012)

The Parks Committee of Owenmore Gaels GAA Club were honoured by Cathaoirleach Councillor Michael Fleming at a reception in County Hall.

Macra na Feírme Honoured in County Hall (13/03/2012)

The Cathaoirleach Councillor Michael Fleming hosted a reception to officially launch the 2012 Annual General Meeting of Macra na Feírme.

Water Supply North Sligo (09/03/2012)

Sligo County Council wishes to notify consumers that due to essential maintenance works on public watermains

Saturday Dead-Line for Household Charge (23/03/2012)

The closing date for payment of the Household Charge is 31st March. Failure to pay by this date will result in penalties.

‘Team work’ at the heart of Sligo Atlas Project (01/03/2012)

Co-author of the newly published and much acclaimed ‘Sligo Atlas’ Fiona Gallagher has remarked on the ‘Team nature’ of the project.

Tips for Recycling (01/03/2012)

The Sligo Local Authorities Environmental Services Section has published the attached leaflet setting out the benefits of recycling, bring banks and bottle banks, green composting and civic amenity sites.

Sligo Atlas ‘A Treasure Trove of Material’ (24/02/2012)

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan describes the Sligo Historic Town Atlas as a’ Treasure trove of meticulously researched material that lays the bedrock for so much more work in the future.

Coastal Erosion Works at Strandhill (06/02/2012)

The coastal path south of the beach car park has been re-levelled in part.

Cathaoirleach Promotes Business Networking (01/02/2012)

Councillor Michael Fleming, Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, has highlighted the opportunity ‘Business Networking’ presents for small companies to develop their business, promote job creation and initiate partnerships.

Evaluation of the Replacement Waste Management Plan for Connacht (23/01/2012)

Evaluation of the Replacement Waste Management Plan for the Connacht Region 2006 - 2011

Cathaoirleach Commends I.F.A. (19/01/2012)

The Cathaoirleach Councillor Michael Fleming said ‘The place of the IFA in Irish history is a matter of public record, and its value to our rural community cannot be over-stated.’

Connecting For Business (17/01/2012)

Cathaoirleach Councillor Michael Fleming and Mayor Councillor Rosaleen O’Grady attended a meeting of the RE:CONNECT Western Region Business Network at the Irish Embassy in London

Warning for Dog Owners (06/01/2012)

Following a number of incidents involving dog attacks on sheep, Sligo County Council would like to remind dog owners of their responsibility to keep their dogs under control at all times and to always know where their dog is.

Household Charge (06/01/2012)

The Household Charge is an annual charge introduced by the Local Government (Household Charge) Act 2011 which is payable by owners of residential property.

Notice Re Ballymote / Keash Water Supply (06/02/2012)

Sligo County Council wishes to notify consumers served by the Keash water supply out of Ballymote that this supply will be subject to interruption on tomorrow, Tuesday February 7th

CEO of IDA Addresses Council (22/12/2011)

The Chief Executive Officer of the IDA Mr Barry O’Leary attended a Special meeting of Sligo County Council to discuss the Authority’s strategy for attracting new industry and investment to the region.

Current eContact (21/12/2011)

The current edition of Sligo Local Authorities’ e-newsletter is now available

Current Council Focus (19/12/2011)

Sligo Local Authorities’ Radio Programme ‘Council Focus’

Music Generation Sligo (14/12/2011)

Music Generation Sligo (MGS) was established in June 2011 and the first phase runs for three years to June 2014.

Harnessing Community Spirit in South Sligo (05/12/2011)

For many hundreds of years, rural dwellers have depended on agriculture and trade for their livelihood; Mass emigration or seasonal migration was forced on families to survive.

Cup Hero’s Gloves for Sligo Museum (05/12/2011)

Sligo Rovers FAI Cup Final hero Ciaran Kelly has very generously donated his gloves to the Sligo County Museum.

New Routes for Knock Airport (23/11/2011)

Cathaoirleach Councillor Michael Fleming says the news that Knock Airport is to provide four additional Ryanair flights will be a major boost to the North West.

November Podcast (16/11/2011)

Sligo Local Authorities’ Radio Programme ‘Council Focus’

Chinese Delegation Visit County Hall (18/11/2011)

Cathaoirleach Councillor Michael Fleming welcomed a visiting delegation from Henan Province, China, to County Hall.

Sligo Success at National Pride of Place (08/11/2011)

Banada Development Agency took runner-up prize in the annual Co-operation Ireland All-Island Pride of Place Awards announced at the gala ceremony in Gorey, County Wexford on Saturday 5th November.

Caring for Sligo’s Built Heritage - A FREE Information Seminar (03/11/2011)

The Heritage Office, Planning Section and Architects Department of Sligo County Council will host a FREE information seminar on Caring for Sligo’s Built Heritage on Friday 25th November 2011 at the Clarion Hotel, Clarion Road, Ballinode, Sligo.

Contract Signed for Bunnanadden Wastewater Plant (28/09/2011)

A contract for the provision of a wastewater treatment plant for Bunnanadden has been signed at County Hall.

Cathaoirleach Honours Kearns Family (12/10/2011)

The Cathaoirleach Councillor Michael Fleming has hosted a reception in County Hall to honour the memory of Linda Kearns

Revised Opening Hours for Motor Tax Office (06/10/2011)

Sligo County Council’s Motor Taxation Office at Cleveragh Retail Park will have new opening hours with effect from Monday 17th October. From that date, customers can call to the office as follows.

October Council Focus (05/10/2011)

Sligo Local Authorities’ Radio Programme ‘Council Focus’

Why Vets are prescribing Radio for pets this Hallowe’en (25/10/2011)

Veterinary Ireland is advising pet owners on measures to keep their pets safe this Hallowe’en

Costs of Halloween Can Impact on Essential Services (28/10/2011)

Sligo Borough Council and Sligo County Council, together with local authorities throughout the country, are bracing themselves for the annual week of increased fire call-outs followed by extensive clean-ups and costly repairs.

Architectural Awards Display (16/09/2011)

The Architectural Association of Ireland Awards make a welcome return to Tubbercurry Library from 10th September to 21st October, 2011.

Tidy Towns Winners Announced (13/09/2011)

The winners of Sligo County Council sixth Tidy Towns Competition were announced at the September meeting of the Council

2011 National Volunteer Week (12/09/2011)

2011 National Volunteer Week

It's Your Beach, Have Your Say (16/08/2011)

The Bathing Water Quality Regulations, 2008 (S.I. No 79 of 2008) require each Local Authority to identify Bathing Waters within their functional area on an annual basis.

Pride of Place Competition 2011 (11/08/2011)

Sligo County Council would like to congratulate and thank the three groups who represented County Sligo in the Co-operation Ireland All-Island Pride of Place Competition 2011.

Current eContact (01/09/2010)

The current edition of Sligo Local Authorities’ e-newsletter is now available

Heritage Week 2011 (04/08/2011)

From the 20-28 August 2011, Heritage Week will be celebrated in Sligo, with many events happening throughout the county

Prison Escapes to Feature at Gaol during Heritage Week (03/08/2011)

During Heritage Week 2011, Cinema North West will screen the prison escape stories of Linda Kearns and Frank Carty in the unique setting of Sligo Gaol

Major Water Burst in South Sligo (07/09/2011)

Gurteen Village, Monesteraden , Cuilmore, Cloonloo and Moydoo

Beachguard and Beach Warden cover for 2011. (27/07/2011)

Beachguard Cover in County Sligo.

Cathaoirleach Honours Olympic Medallists (20/07/2011)

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Michael Fleming has hosted a reception to honour Sligo’s newly crowned Olympic medallists, Adrian Cornwall and Joseph Cullen

Pride of Place 2011 (21/07/2011)

Three communities in Sligo have been nominated to represent the county in the Co-Operation Ireland All-Island Pride of Place competition 2011

Tackling Litter And Graffiti (14/07/2011)

Sligo County Council has published its Anti-Litter and Anti-Graffiti Awareness Grant Scheme 2011. Groups may be eligible for funding under the Scheme. €22,000 is available for projects throughout County Sligo which foster actions against litter and graffiti through awareness and education.

Current Podcast (11/07/2011)

Sligo Local Authorities’ Radio Programme ‘Council Focus’

Cathaoirleach opens 25th South Sligo Summer School (14/07/2011)

The Cathaoirleach Councillor Michael Fleming described the South Sligo Summer School as ‘one of the most significant and enjoyable such festivals in the country’.

Cathaoirleach Commends Fund-Raising Cyclists (14/07/2011)

The Cathaoirleach Councillor Michael Fleming congratulated the cyclists who took part in a fund-raising cycle between Dublin and Tubbercurry

Mayor Launches ‘Silent Voices' (12/07/2011)

Mayor Councillor Rosaleen O Grady and RTE’s Eileen Magnier were guests at the launch of ‘Silent Voices’, a book presenting a range of reflections on the Northern Ireland conflict from all sections of the communit

Fun For All at Sligo Play Day (05/07/2011)

Fun For All at Sligo Play Day

Collooney Ballisodare Water Supply (20/07/2011)

Collooney Ballisodare Water Supply

Current eContact (23/06/2011)

The current edition of Sligo Local Authorities’ e-newsletter is now available

Councillor Fleming Elected Cathaoirleach (27/06/2011)

Councillor Michael Fleming has been elected as Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council at its AGM on Monday 27th June

National Play Day 2011 (27/06/2011)

Sunday 3rd July from 2 - 5pm in Doorly Park, Sligo

Strandhill Beach and Coastal Path Accessible to Public (22/06/2011)

Sligo County Council would like to thank the people of Strandhill and visitors to the area for their patience and understanding following emergency remedial works following severe coastal erosion of the sand dunes.

National Bike Week 2011 (17/06/2011)

National Bike week takes place this week starting on Saturday 18th June

Japanese Embassy Official Visits County Hall (14/06/2011)

The Second Secretary of the Japanese Embassy Mr Susumu Kiyosawa visited County Hall recently and met with the Cathaoirleach Councillor Joe Leonard, and County Manager Hubert Kearns.

"Clean Coasts" Photography Exhibition (02/06/2011)

Sligo County Council's Environment Section are delighted to be bringing the An Taisce "Clean Coasts" Photography Exhibition to Sligo.

New Library at heart of the Community (24/05/2011)

The new Community Library in Ballymote was officially opened by Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Mr Phil Hogan TD

Minister Hogan opens Ballymote’s State of the art Fire Station (24/05/2011)

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan, TD commended the actions of the Sligo Service during the recent series of gorse and forest fires.

Role of Civil Defence Highlighted (13/05/2011)

The valuable contribution of the Sligo Civil Defence volunteers during the severe weather spell over Christmas and new year was highlighted at a ceremony hosted recently to honour long serving and retiring volunteers.

Sligo Fire Service (13/05/2011)

Sligo Fire service combat largest fires in 30 years. Fire service crews responded to a series of fires around Sligo and neighbouring counties over the May Bank Holiday Weekend.

Tributes paid to Late Joe Cawley (10/05/2011)

Tributes were paid to the former Cathaoirleach and Councillor Joe Cawley who passed away recently and late Tommy McHugh, a member of Council staff who passed away after a short illness.

Series of Fires over Holiday Weekend (08/07/2010)

Updated 3rd May 2011 16:00

Disruption To South Sligo Water Supply (07/05/2011)

Update 7th of May 23:30

Mobile Library Service Extended (21/04/2011)

Mobile Library Service Extended

Winner Picked for MS READaTHON (13/04/2011)

Winner Picked for MS READaTHON

Online Literary Journal Launch (01/04/2011)

Vincent Woods and John Minihan to attend online Literary Journal Launch and Photographic Exhibition Launch in Sligo Central Library

Delegation from Henan Province, China Visit Sligo (01/04/2011)

Representatives from Henan Provincial Government, China visited Sligo to explore the establishment of links in the area of enterprise, education and tourism.

March Council Focus (09/03/2011)

Sligo Local Authorities’ Radio Programme ‘Council Focus’

Current eContact (01/09/2010)

The current edition of Sligo Local Authorities’ e-newsletter is now available

Community Heritage Grants Scheme 2011 (01/03/2011)

Community Heritage Grants Scheme 2011

Sligo Launch Walk of Dreams (28/02/2011)

Soccer personality John Giles officiated at the launch of the ‘Walk of Dreams’, which will take place at 14 locations nationwide, including Sligo, on Sunday March 27th

Sligo County and Reference Library Re Opens (07/02/2011)

The County Sligo Library Services wish to advise its customers that the refurbishment works at the Reference Library in the Westward Centre, Bridge Street, have been completed and the Library is re-opened.

Mobile Library Service Launched (10/02/2011)

Sligo County Library is delighted to announce the launch of a mobile library service

February Council Focus (10/02/2011)

Sligo Local Authorities’ Radio Programme ‘Council Focus’

Second Tidy Towns Meeting Arranged (02/02/2011)

‘Sligo Tidy Towns’ in conjunction with the Sligo Local Authorities, Sligo Chamber of Commerce and Together for Sligo, are hosting a second information evening on the future direction of Sligo Tidy Towns.

Historic Banner Unveiled in Keash (28/01/2011)

Historic Banner Unveiled in Keash

Are you eligible to vote? (24/01/2011)

If you want to check if you are eligible to vote at the forthcoming election, you can examine the register of electors at Sligo County Council Offices

January Council Focus (12/01/2011)

Sligo Local Authorities’ Radio Programme ‘Council Focus’

Christmas Tree Disposal (07/01/2011)

Wondering what to do with your old Christmas Tree?

Water Supply Update 12th Jan (12/01/2011)

While there remains increased demands on the public water supply network,

Cathaoirleach launches Green Works Programme (17/12/2010)

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Joe Leonard has launched a ‘Green Works’ Programme, an initiative offering job seekers training in various aspects of sustainability from Green Building, Renewable Energy Systems to Starting Your Own Green Business.

Lissadell Verdict (20/12/2010)

Statement By Sligo County Council

December Podcast (16/12/2010)

The next edition of Sligo Local Authorities’ Radio Programme ‘Council Focus’ will be broadcast on Ocean FM at 9.00am on Sunday next 19th December

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