Dervish are to be given a special reception by Sligo County Council to mark the band’s 30 years of performing. Photograph: Colin Gillen/framelight.ie

Sligo-based traditional music group Dervish are to be given a special reception by Sligo County Council to mark 30 years of the band performing. The (...)

 A legal action may be mounted by Fine Gael challenging the result of the local elections in Sligo. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A legal action may be mounted by Fine Gael challenging the result of the local elections in Sligo, where the party has made a complaint to gardaí abou(...)

Sligo councillor Joe Queenan was secretly filmed by the RTÉ Investigations unit. File image: RTÉ.

Two county councillors who were at the centre of an undercover RTÉ investigation more than three years ago have had a number of findings made against (...)

Woodlawn House, Co Galway, taken from Abandoned Mansions of Ireland II – More Portraits of Forgotten Stately Homes by Tarquin Blake, published by  Collins Press

Protected structures in rural villages throughout the country are boarded up, with many in danger of collapsing because the owners cannot afford to pr(...)

Sligo County Council and the owners of Lissadell estate in Co Sligo (pictured) were engaged in a marathon legal action over public rights of way across the estate. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Agreement has been reached between Sligo County Council and the owners of Lissadell estate in Co Sligo over aspects of a €5 million legal costs bill s(...)

Gemma O’Doherty: clashed with council chairman  Martin Baker over filming of the  hearing.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Businessman Seán Gallagher has said he has asked councils who had proposed nominating him for the presidency to back other candidates in the interests(...)

Joe Queenan - as secretly filmed by the RTÉ Investigations unit. Photograph: RTÉ

A Sligo councillor has described as “not my finest hour” a conversation in which he discussed a possible €200,000 business investment with an undercov(...)

Sligo County Council: two Traveller families are expected to take part in separate protests outside meeting

A silent protest is due to be held in Sligo next week in opposition to the county council’s plans to move a Traveller family on to a halting site curr(...)

 “As a regional centre, Sligo serves a large hinterland that extends beyond Co Sligo into surrounding counties,” the National Planning Framework states. Photograph: Istock

Sligo will play a key role in helping to develop the northwest under the Government’s 10-year National Development Plan, following its designation as (...)

The amount of money devoted to improving regional roads fell by €3 million to €45 million in 2016. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Over two-thirds of regional roads across the country were recorded as being damaged in 2016 but money spent by councils on repairs declined that year,(...)

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