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Sligo Ladies Team Honoured by Council

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Seamus Kilgannon hosted a reception in County Hall for the County Sligo Ladies Team, to honour the achievement in winning the Connacht Title and reaching the All Ireland semi-final
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More Sligo Young Entrepreneurs Wanted

More young entrepreneurs from Sligo are wanted for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition.
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Council supports Light up Orange Campaign

Council supports Light up Orange Campaign

Sligo City Hall was illuminated Sunday evening in support of a Suicide Awareness campaign.
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Summer Stars 2017 at Ballymote Community Library

Summer Stars 2017 at Ballymote Community Library

The Summer Stars Reading programme at Ballymote Community Library commenced at the end of June and concluded with a ceremony in the library on Saturday the 2nd of September at 11.30am.
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Cathaoirleach Welcomes Another Medal Success For Sligo

Following on from Mona McSharry’s magnificent success at the World Junior Championships, the Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Seamus Kilgannon congratulated Drumcliffe native Joseph Mooney on winning a Gold Medal at the European Swimming Championships in Belgium in the ‘Line Throw’ category.
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Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Competition Open Day

Search for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur is underway in Sligo €50,000 investment fund to support young entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 35.
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Cathaoirleach honours Spanish Ambassador

Cathaoirleach honours Spanish Ambassador

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo Count Council Councillor Seamus Kilgannon welcomed the Spanish Ambassador to Ireland, José María Rodriguez-Coso, to Sligo City Hall.
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Leas Cathaoirleach opens Coleman Festival

Leas Cathaoirleach opens Coleman Festival

On Friday night last the Leas Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Councillor Keith Henry opened the Michael Coleman Traditional Music Festival in Gurteen.
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Cathaoirleach attends function for U.S. Congressman Brendan Boyle

Cathaoirleach attends function for U.S. Congressman Brendan Boyle

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Seamus Kilgannon made a presentation to U.S. Congressman Brendan Boyle at an event in his honour in Enniscrone. Congressman Boyle, who has west Sligo and Donegal roots, is Speaker in the Philadelphia House of Representatives.
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“Sligo Rose draws Enterprise Centre Winner”

“Sligo Rose draws Enterprise Centre Winner”

As part of Old Fair Day Celebrations in Tubbercurry, An Chroí – South Sligo Enterprise Centre – ran a competition for local businesses and entrepreneurs, to win 1 year’s use of boardroom and training room facilities.
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Large Crowd Attend Naming Ceremony for O’Boyle Park

The official naming ceremony of O’Boyle Park at Forthill took place on Friday 11th August, two years to the day from the untimely passing of Councillor Seamie O’Boyle, in whose honour the Park was named.
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Civic Reception for NYPD Emerald Society

Civic Reception for NYPD Emerald Society

A civic reception was hosted in City Hall on Bank Holiday Monday in honour of the NYPD Emerald Society who were visiting Sligo as guests of the Sligo Leitrim Division of the Garda Síochana.
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Search for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur is underway in Sligo

Search for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur is underway in Sligo

€50,000 investment fund to support young entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 35.
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LEO Plans for Ploughing Championships Unveiled

An Tánaiste and Minister Breen launch Local Enterprise Office plans for ‘Local Enterprise Village’ at next months Ploughing Championships.
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Bridge Conservation and Repair Enhances Dunneill River Walk, Dromore West

Over the past eight months works have been carried out by Sligo County Council’s, Structures and Marine Section on both the Ballygilcash and Donaghintraine Bridges which both span the Dunneill River, north of Dromore West.
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Cathaoirleach Honours Gaynor Cup Finalists

The Sligo-Leitrim U-14 Girls Soccer Team were honoured by Sligo County Council to honour their achievement in reaching the final of the All-Ireland Gaynor Cup competition.
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New Development Plan for County Sligo 2017–2023

New Development Plan for County Sligo 2017–2023

On 31st July 2017, the members of Sligo County Council made a new Development Plan for the County.
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N16 Route Selection Report

N16 Route Selection Report

The N16 Sligo to County Boundary Route Selection Report is now available for viewing.
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Yeats United Girls Honoured at City Hall

The Yeats United Girls Under 16 soccer team was awarded a reception at Sligo City Hall to honour their recent success at the International tournament in San Marino.
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Major Funding for Rural Recreation Projects in County Sligo

Major Funding for Rural Recreation Projects in County Sligo

Almost one million euro in funding has been announced for out-door recreation facilities in County Sligo, including a grant of €840,285 for Coolaney National Mountain Biking Centre.
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Draft River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2018-2021

To make sure we improve water quality throughout the country, the Government has produced a draft document titled The River Basin Management Plan for Ireland (2018–2021).
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Major European Award for Northern & Western Region

Major European Award for Northern & Western Region

The Northern and Western Regional Assembly has been declared ‘European Entrepreneurial Region 2018.
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Award Winning Coach Facilities Are For Coaches Only

Award Winning Coach Facilities Are For Coaches Only

Market research conducted in 2013 and 2014 clearly showed that Sligo had a perception issue around the availability of dedicated coach facilities close to the town centre. Following two years of time, investment and promotion, Sligo is now the recipient of two awards (from the Coach Tourism Transport Council of Ireland and the Association of Town and City Management UK and Ireland), recognising the improved services to this market segment.
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Sligo’s National Day of Commemoration

Sligo’s National Day of Commemoration

The National Day of Commemoration Ceremony was held at Sligo City Hall on Sunday afternoon. The ceremony commemorates Irishmen and Irishwomen who died in past wars or on service with the United Nations.
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Council to honour Mona McSharry

Council to honour Mona McSharry

At its July meeting on Monday, Sligo County Council agreed to hold a Civic reception to honour Mona McSharry following her outstanding success in the European Junior Championships last week, when she won two gold medals and a silver medal, and also set a new Irish Record.
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Swift Response Restores Sligo Way Boardwalk

Thanks to the quick response of Sligo County Council with cooperation of Coillte and local land-owners, the fire damaged section of the Sligo Way has been fully restored.
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National Day of Commemoration

National Day of Commemoration

Ceremonies will take place countrywide on Sunday 9th July as part of a National Day of Commemoration, which commemorates all Irishmen and Irishwomen who died in past wars or on service with the United Nations.
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National Playday 2017

National Playday 2017

National Playday 2017 in Sligo Central Library
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Councillor Seamus Kilgannon Elected Cathaoirleach

Councillor Seamus Kilgannon Elected Cathaoirleach

Councillor Seamus Kilgannon was unanimously elected Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council at its Annual General meeting on 19th June. Councillor Keith Henry was unanimously elected Leas Cathaoirleach.
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Councillor Hubert Keaney Elected Mayor of Sligo Municipal District

Councillor Hubert Keaney Elected Mayor of Sligo Municipal District

Councillor Hubert Keaney was elected Mayor of Sligo Municipal District at its Annual General Meeting in Sligo City Hall on 19th June. Councillor Chris MacManus was elected Deputy Mayor.
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Councillor Jerry Lundy elected Chair of Ballymote-Tobercurry Municipal District

Councillor Jerry Lundy was unanimously elected Chair of the Ballymote-Tobercurry Municipal District at its Annual General meeting, which was held in Teach Laighne, Tubbercurry on Monday 19th June. Councillor Dara Mulvey was elected Vice-Chair.
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Heritage Council Board visits Sligo

Heritage Council Board visits Sligo

The Heritage Council held its Board Meeting in Sligo from Wednesday, 7 June to Friday, 9 June 2017. Each year, the Heritage Council Board holds one of its meetings outside Kilkenny in conjunction with the County Heritage Office in the county in question.
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Blue Flag Colouring Competition

Blue Flag Colouring Competition

To celebrate 30 years of the international Blue Flag Programme Sligo County Council is holding a Colouring Competition for young people.
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Storytelling at Rosses Point Beach

As part of the Blue Flag activities for Rosses Point Junior and Senior Infants from Réalt na Mara National School, Rosses Point, made a special visit to Rosses Point beach on Monday 6th June to celebrate 30 years of the Blue Flag.
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Group from Estonia and Lithuania visit Sligo

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Hubert Keaney welcomed a group of visitors from Estonia and Lithuania to Sligo City Hall.
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‘Bridge of Light’ naming ceremony

The official naming ceremony for Sligo’s ‘Bridge of Light’ was conducted Saturday afternoon an initiative coordinated by Sligo County Council, Northwest Hospice and Comhaltas.
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Bike Week 2017

Bike Week 2017

Sligo Bike Week Festival takes place from 10th to 18th June with lots of events taking place.
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Rathcormack Church Folk Group celebrates 25 years in existence

Rathcormack Church Folk Group celebrated their silver anniversary on Friday evening 2nd June, 2017.
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N16 SLIGO TO COUNTY BOUNDARY PUBLIC CONSULTATION

N16 SLIGO TO COUNTY BOUNDARY PUBLIC CONSULTATION

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Sligo Blue Flag and Green Coast Awards 2017

Rosses Point retains Blue Flag status
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Cathaoirleach Commends Sligo Fire Service Personnel

Cathaoirleach Commends Sligo Fire Service Personnel

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Hubert Keaney visited Sligo Fire Station on Thursday evening to thank the Fire Service staff for their exceptional work in recent weeks.
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Council Honours GAA President Aogán Ó Fearghail

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Hubert Keaney hosted a reception at County Hall on Sunday for Aogán Ó Fearghail, Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael. The ceremony was hosted in advance of the official opening of the GAA Centre of Excellence in Scarden later that afternoon.
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Cathaoirleach hosts reception for Diabetes Ireland 50th Anniversary

Cathaoirleach hosts reception for Diabetes Ireland 50th Anniversary

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Hubert Keaney hosted a reception at Sligo County Council’s offices to honour Diabetes Ireland on the occasion of their 50th Anniversary celebrations. The reception was attended by CEO of Diabetes Ireland Kieran O’Leary, Deputies Tony McLoughlin and Eamon Scanlon and Councillor Rosaleen O’Grady
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Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council visits Sligo City Water Main Rehab Works

Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council visits Sligo City Water Main Rehab Works

Work is progressing on track on the Sligo City Water Main Rehabilitation and Pearse Road Sewer Network Project according to Irish Water with the contractors on track for a May 2018 completion date for the mains replacement works.
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Contract signed for N4 Engineering Consultancy Services

Contract signed for N4 Engineering Consultancy Services

Another significant milestone in the development of the N4 Collooney to Castlebaldwin Road Development Project has been reached with the signing of the Contract with Halcrow Barry Limited to provide Engineering Consultancy Services for the Scheme.
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Highlighting the danger of skin cancer

Highlighting the danger of skin cancer

The Cathaoirleach Councillor Hubert Keaney was joined by fellow Councillors and Chief Executive Ciarán Hayes for a photocall at County Hall aimed at promoting awareness of skin cancer in men.
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Cathaoirleach pays tribute to Gardaí at City Hall ceremony

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Hubert Keaney has paid tribute to the Gardaí serving in the Sligo-Leitrim Division.
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An Garda Síochána Parade and Awards Ceremony

An Garda Síochána Parade and Awards Ceremony

An Garda Síochána are holding a parade and an awards ceremony in Sligo this coming Saturday 6th May.
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