Ballina to Enniscrone Recreational Route Options Study Underway

Ballina to Enniscrone Recreational Route Options Study Underway

Mayo County Council, in conjunction with Sligo County Council, have recently appointed Outdoor Recreation, a not-for profit organisation with expertise in the sustainable development of outdoor recreation across Ireland, to carry out a feasibility study for a recreational trail between Ballina and Enniscrone.
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Emerging Preferred Options - Update - 3rd August 2022

Emerging Preferred Options - Update - 3rd August 2022

The following is an update provided by the Sligo Regional Design Office (RDO) in relation to the selection of the Emerging Preferred Corridor (Phase 2 of the Transport Infrastructure Irelands Project Management Guidelines) for the N17 Knock to Collooney [Atlantic Economic Corridor] Project.
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Philomena Barry honoured at road naming cermony

Philomena Barry honoured at road naming cermony

The late Philomena Barry was honoured when a road was named in her honour at a ceremony in her native Mullaghmore on Friday last.
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Pop-Up Pool for Tubbercurry

Pop-Up Pool for Tubbercurry

The community of Tubbercurry and the wider region is looking forward with great excitement to the opportunity to enjoy swimming indoors right in their community with the recent announcement of plans for the arrival of a Swim Ireland Pop-Up Pool in Autumn.
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Sligo Community Archaeology Project Underway

Sligo Community Archaeology Project Underway

Sligo has an exceptional wealth of archaeological monuments spread throughout the county, from mounds and tombs to castles and medieval churches.
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Minister O’Brien briefed on Sligo Housing Programme

Minister O’Brien briefed on Sligo Housing Programme

Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien, T.D., spent Tuesday in County Sligo visiting housing schemes in Dromore West and Tubbercurry.
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Zoe Lally Honoured with Cathaoirleach’s Reception

Zoe Lally Honoured with Cathaoirleach’s Reception

Zoe Lally has been honoured with a reception by Sligo County Council hosted by the Cathaoirleach Councillor Michael Clarke.
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Minister English Visits Local Enterprise Office in Sligo

Minister English Visits Local Enterprise Office in Sligo

Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, Damien English, T.D., visited the Sligo Local Enterprise Office (LEO) on Thursday, where he met with council officials and members of the LEO team as well as some of their client companies.
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Sligo welcomes inclusion on the new World Heritage Tentative List for Ireland

Sligo welcomes inclusion on the new World Heritage Tentative List for Ireland

Sligo County Council in partnership with Sligo Neolithic Landscapes Group have welcomed the announcement by Ministers O’Brien and Noonan that The Passage Tomb Landscapes of County Sligo have been added to Ireland’s Tentative List of World Heritage Properties.
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Countdown on for Heritage Week in Sligo

Countdown on for Heritage Week in Sligo

National Heritage Week 2022 will take place this year from 13- 21 August and is coordinated nationally by The Heritage Council in partnership with Local Authority Heritage Officers.
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National Play Day 2022

National Play Day 2022

National Play Day is taking over O’Connell Street, Sligo this coming Sunday, 10th July..
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Trailstone Announces Expansion into Ireland, creating 20 new jobs

Trailstone Announces Expansion into Ireland, creating 20 new jobs

Trailstone Group, a global energy and technology company, announced today that it plans to open a new office location in Sligo, Ireland, creating up to 20 new jobs over the next three years for the North West region and top tech talent graduating from the Atlantic Technological University Sligo.
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Gerry McGwyne honoured with Civic Reception

Gerry McGwyne honoured with Civic Reception

Gerry McGwyne has been honoured with a Civic Reception by Sligo County Council hosted by the Cathaoirleach Councillor Michael Clarke.
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Enniscrone Cliff Bath House Pavilion and Public Realm

Enniscrone Cliff Bath House Pavilion and Public Realm

Sligo County Council appointed an architect-led design team to develop a public realm strategy and designs for reimagining Enniscrone’s Promenade, Cliff Bath House and Pavilion.
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Your Council Day 2022

Your Council Day 2022

The vital work of Sligo County Council staff and members and the role they are playing in our county’s fight to tackle climate change is being highlighted for this year’s ‘Your Council Day’, which takes place on Friday 1st July.
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Councillor MacSharry elected Mayor

Councillor MacSharry elected Mayor

Councillor Tom MacSharry has been elected Mayor of Sligo Borough Municipal District at its AGM on Monday 27th June.
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Tubbercurry Public Realm Enhancement Project

Tubbercurry Public Realm Enhancement Project

Sligo County Council has appointed consultants to develop public realm enhancements to bring significant regeneration to the town of Tubbercurry.
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World Sand Dune Day Event at Enniscrone Beach with ATU Sligo

World Sand Dune Day Event at Enniscrone Beach with ATU Sligo

World Sand Dune Day is celebrated on the 25th of June, and to mark the occasion, Sligo County Council and ATU Sligo are hosting an event in Enniscrone Beach to discuss sand dunes.
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Cathaoirleach Attends Memorial Event in Banada

Cathaoirleach Attends Memorial Event in Banada

The newly elected Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Michael Clarke’s first official engagement was in Banada on Sunday, where he attended the unveiling of a War of Independence Memorial.
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Councillor Martin Baker Elected Cathaoirleach of Ballymote-Tobercurry Municipal District

Councillor Martin Baker Elected Cathaoirleach of Ballymote-Tobercurry Municipal District

Councillor Martin Baker has been elected Cathaoirleach of Ballymote-Tobercurry Municipal District at their Annual General meeting which was held on Monday 20th June.
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Councillor Fox Elected Cathaoirleach of Sligo-Drumcliffe Municipal District

Councillor Fox Elected Cathaoirleach of Sligo-Drumcliffe Municipal District

Councillor Tom Fox has been elected Chair of Sligo Drumcliffe Municipal District.
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Connacht Fleadh 2022 Launched in Sligo

Connacht Fleadh 2022 Launched in Sligo

The Connacht Fleadh, a festival of traditional Irish music, which will take place in Sligo between June 20th and July 3rd, was launched on Friday last at County Hall in Sligo.
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Councillor Michael Clarke Elected Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council

Councillor Michael Clarke Elected Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council

Councillor Michael Clarke has been elected Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council.
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Sligo U 20’s honoured for Connacht success

Sligo U 20’s honoured for Connacht success

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Paul Taylor hosted a Civic Reception in County Hall for the Sligo U20 County Football Team to honour their recent success on winning their first Connacht Title.
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Public consultation Rosses Point

Public consultation Rosses Point

Sligo County Council intend to carry out a public consultation event in Rosses Point on Friday 17th June 2022 from 11am to 5.30pm.
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Launch of Bolt eBikes in Sligo Town

Launch of Bolt eBikes in Sligo Town

Bolt launched its first Irish electric bike service in Sligo on Monday 13th June.
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Front line workers honoured at Remembrance Ceremony

Front line workers honoured at Remembrance Ceremony

Sligo County Council hosted a special Ceremony of Remembrance in their offices at County Hall on Thursday 9th June.
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Public Realm Enhancement Scheme Strandhill

Public Realm Enhancement Scheme Strandhill

Sligo County Council’s Planning Section have launched a fourth public consultation with respect to public realm enhancement scheme for Strandhill.
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Cathaoirleach welcomes Indian Ambassador to County Hall

Cathaoirleach welcomes Indian Ambassador to County Hall

Cathaoirleach Councillor Paul Taylor welcomed the Indian Ambassador to Ireland His Excellency Ambassador Mishra to County Hall on Tuesday. The Ambassador was accompanied by his wife Reeti.
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‘Dixie Dean’ Book Launched in Showgrounds

‘Dixie Dean’ Book Launched in Showgrounds

The Cathaoirleach Councillor Paul Taylor was a guest at the Showgrounds on Saturday last for the launch of Paul Little’s book ‘In the shadow of Benbulben - Dixie Dean at Sligo Rovers’.
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Wild Roots Festival

Wild Roots Festival

Organisers prepare to welcome 12,000 people to one of the first camping festivals of the summer.
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2 Major Awards for Sligo County Council Projects

2 Major Awards for Sligo County Council Projects

The Irish Construction Excellence Awards (ICE Awards) took place in the National Convention Centre, Dublin on Saturday last where Sligo County Council’s Cranmore Regeneration Project (Phase I) and Harbour View Apartments Social Housing Development were triumphant in their respective categories.
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How to use Digital Tools for Business & Networking Event

How to use Digital Tools for Business & Networking Event

REBOOT held a very successful in-person Networking event on the 12th May in the McWilliam Hotel, Claremorris. Organisations and businesses from all corners of May, Roscommon and Sligo attended to hear industry experts, John O’Shanahan, CEO Lean BPI, Ailish Irvine, Consultant and Mark Loftus, Founder of PaddyBox.
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Sligo benefits from Community Monuments Fund 2022

Sligo benefits from Community Monuments Fund 2022

The Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan, has announced the award of grants for a wide range of archaeological heritage projects under the department’s 2022 Community Monuments Fund.
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Riverstown major winner in IPB Pride of Place awards

Riverstown major winner in IPB Pride of Place awards

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Paul Taylor has congratulated Riverstown Enterprise Development Limited in winning the ‘Community Tourism’ category in the national IPB Pride of Place Awards held Monday evening.
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Cranmore Regeneration Project

Cranmore Regeneration Project

Sligo County Council’s retrofitting scheme produces life-changing results for residents of 50-year-old estate.
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Let’s Play Sligo

Let’s Play Sligo

Sligo County Council and Sligo Sports and Recreation Partnership in conjunction with Let’s Play Sligo and the Sligo Tourist Development Association invite you to ‘National Bike Week – Family Fun Day’
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Leave Only Paw Prints!

Leave Only Paw Prints!

With summer rapidly approaching, the country’s dog owners are being encouraged to leave only paw prints in the sand and pick up after their pets when using the country’s beaches.
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Colombian Ambassador Visits Sligo

Colombian Ambassador Visits Sligo

The Colombian Ambassador to Ireland Her Excellency Patricia Cortés Ortiz was welcomed to Sligo County Hall by Cathaoirleach Councillor Paul Taylor and Chief Executive Martin Lydon.
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REBOOT Presents: How to use Digital Tools for Business

REBOOT Presents: How to use Digital Tools for Business

REBOOT Presents: How to use Digital Tools for Business & Networking Event in McWilliam Hotel Claremorris, 12th May 1.30-3.30pm
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Cathaoirleach welcomes jobs announcement for Sligo

Cathaoirleach welcomes jobs announcement for Sligo

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Paul Taylor has welcomed the news that 75 new jobs have been announced by local firm Amcor.
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Book of Condolence in memory of Aidan Moffitt & Michael Snee

Book of Condolence in memory of Aidan Moffitt & Michael Snee

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Paul Taylor and Mayor of Sligo Municipal District Councillor Arthur Gibbons will open a Book of Condolence in memory of Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee.
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Sligo is buzzing!  New Partnership for Pollinators in Sligo

Sligo is buzzing! New Partnership for Pollinators in Sligo

Sligo County Council has become the latest Council to sign up as a partner in the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan (AIPP).
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Spring into Action – A Community Learning Together

Spring into Action – A Community Learning Together

A two-day programme of events aimed at all ages will be held in the Abbeyquarter Centre and the Cranmore Community Co-Op workshop and community garden on 12th and 13th April 2022.
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Sligo to benefit under Historic Structures Fund 2022

Sligo to benefit under Historic Structures Fund 2022

Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan, has announced that 78 heritage projects across the country will benefit from a total of €4 million under this year’s Historic Structures Fund (HSF) administered by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage in conjunction with the 31 Local Authorities.
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Showcasing Sligo on St Patrick’s Day

Showcasing Sligo on St Patrick’s Day

Over 30 million Americans claim Irish heritage, and the annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations provide an ideal opportunity to showcase Sligo’s many attractions to an American audience.
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Funding announced for Sligo’s heritage buildings

Funding announced for Sligo’s heritage buildings

Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan, TD, has announced that 512 heritage projects across every county in the country will benefit from a total of €4m under this year’s Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS) administered by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.
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Sligo Heritage Office to deliver free online ‘Know your Locality’ course

Sligo Heritage Office to deliver free online ‘Know your Locality’ course

Sligo Heritage Office is delighted to offer a free online course delivered by The Irish Heritage School that will take you step-by-step through the available online sources and will allow you to paint a picture of the geological, archaeological, and historical events that happened close to where you live in County Sligo.
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Sligo County Council joins “Orchards in the Community” to plant 1000 orchards across Ireland

Sligo County Council joins “Orchards in the Community” to plant 1000 orchards across Ireland

Sligo County Council Parks Department in conjunction with Sligo Tidy Towns is pleased to announce its participation in Host in Ireland’s “Orchards in the Community” initiative.
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Let’s Play Sligo

Let’s Play Sligo

New Years Eve saw Let’s Play Sligo launch its programme for 2022 with a suite of street games chalked into the pavement at Tobergal Lane, Sligo.
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Minister Humphreys visits Town & Village renewal projects in Sligo

Minister Humphreys visits Town & Village renewal projects in Sligo

Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys spent Friday in County Sligo visiting the many projects funded by her Department under the Town & Village Renewal Scheme.
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Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces a new partnership between the national Connected Hubs network and Zoom

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces a new partnership between the national Connected Hubs network and Zoom

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, today announced a new partnership between the national Connected Hubs network and the global peer-to-peer and online collaboration platform Zoom.
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Mercy College students visit County Hall

Mercy College students visit County Hall

Second year students of Mercy College, Sligo, visited the offices of Sligo County Council on Monday 28th February. The visit was arranged under the ‘Business in the Community World of Work programme.’
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Leas Cathaoirleach Councillor Dónal Gilroy launches Breathe, Read, Relax; a book published as part of a Sligo Libraries project with Primary Schools

Leas Cathaoirleach Councillor Dónal Gilroy launches Breathe, Read, Relax; a book published as part of a Sligo Libraries project with Primary Schools

Children, principals, and teachers from Gaelscoil Chnoc na Ré, Holy Family NS Tubbercurry, Killavil NS Ballymote, Scoil Ursula, and St. Edwards NS attended a launch with Leas Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Councillor Dónal Gilroy, in Sligo Central Library.
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Emerging Preferred Options - Update - 1st March 2022

Emerging Preferred Options - Update - 1st March 2022

The following is an update provided by the Sligo National Roads Project Office in relation to the selection of a Preferred Option (Phase 2 of the TII Project Management Guidelines) for the N17 Knock to Collooney [Atlantic Economic Corridor] Project.
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Minister Humphreys announces almost €18.5m to combat dereliction & breathe new life into rural towns & villages

Minister Humphreys announces almost €18.5m to combat dereliction & breathe new life into rural towns & villages

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (25th February 2022) announced almost €18.5 million to benefit rural towns and villages the length and breadth of the country.
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€1.3 M announced for Sligo’s Town & Village renewal projects

€1.3 M announced for Sligo’s Town & Village renewal projects

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Councillor Paul Taylor, has welcomed today’s announcement by Minister Heather Humphreys of major funding for County Sligo under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme.
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Minister Pippa Hackett Turns Sod on Cloonamahon Native Woodland Park

Minister Pippa Hackett Turns Sod on Cloonamahon Native Woodland Park

On 21st February, Pippa Hackett Minister of State for Biodiversity and Land Use at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine officially “Turned the Sod” and planted the first tree to mark the development of the 105 acre Native Woodland Park, Sligo.
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Storm Eunice - Weather Alert

Storm Eunice - Weather Alert

An Orange Snow Warning has been issued for Sligo, Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Roscommon. It is valid from 3am Friday to 3pm Friday.
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Road Safety Alert – Red, Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings Issued for Storm Eunice

Road Safety Alert – Red, Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings Issued for Storm Eunice

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads over the next few days as Met Éireann has issued Red, Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds, heavy rain and snow.
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Pupils of Cliffoney National School impress at County Hall

Pupils of Cliffoney National School impress at County Hall

The pupils of 5th and 6th Class from Cliffoney National School visited Sligo County Council’s offices on Monday 14th February to highlight the many challenges they face in terms of traffic volumes and speed, lack of parking facilities and issues around the pedestrian crossing on the very busy national primary route situated right outside their school.
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Road Safety Alert – Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings Issued for Storm Dudley

Road Safety Alert – Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings Issued for Storm Dudley

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads over the next few days as Met Eireann has issued Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds.
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Launch of REBOOT 2022 Programme

Launch of REBOOT 2022 Programme

REBOOT launches a new range of relevant training and networking opportunities for businesses and their staff for 2022
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Ministers announce €175,161 of funding in 2022 for Creative Ireland local authority projects in Sligo

Ministers announce €175,161 of funding in 2022 for Creative Ireland local authority projects in Sligo

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, and the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’ Brien TD, have announced a funding allocation of €175,161 for the implementation of Creative Ireland initiatives in Sligo.
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Sligo landowners reminded to cut hedgerows before March 1 to prevent potential serious road safety hazards

Sligo landowners reminded to cut hedgerows before March 1 to prevent potential serious road safety hazards

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the County and City Management Association (CCMA) are calling on all landowners to cut their hedgerows before March 1 to ensure they are not causing a potential serious road safety hazard.
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Ministers Humphreys and McConalogue highlight the responsibilities of dog owners this lambing season

Ministers Humphreys and McConalogue highlight the responsibilities of dog owners this lambing season

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, have today reminded dog owners of their responsibilities and the vulnerability of sheep to dog attacks, as lambing season approaches.
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Local Enterprise Office Sligo Clients Created Over 200 Jobs In 2021

Local Enterprise Office Sligo Clients Created Over 200 Jobs In 2021

Local Enterprise Office Sligo now supporting over 215 Small Businesses and 995 jobs according to new figures
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Tributes paid to the late Ashling Murphy

Tributes paid to the late Ashling Murphy

At its January monthly meeting, Sligo County Council passed a vote of sympathy to the family of the late Ashling Murphy.
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Sligo Gaol feasibility study

Sligo Gaol feasibility study

The feasibility study on the potential future uses of the jail was commissioned by the Friends of Sligo Gaol group and published this week in conjunction with Sligo County Council and Sligo Leader.
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Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces €580,000 for landmark regeneration project in Ballisodare

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces €580,000 for landmark regeneration project in Ballisodare

Sligo County Council welcomed an announcement by Minister Heather Humphreys on January 6th that it was successful in its application for a €580,000 grant for Ballisodare under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund.
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