Pádraig Meehan surveys the damaged Teach Cailleach a’ Bheara passage tomb in Ballygawley, Co Sligo.

Five-thousand-year-old Neolithic tombs in Co Sligo are suffering damage and vandalism “on a scale never seen before” and will not survive unless actio(...)

A letter was sent to then minister for local government Phil Hogan from Carlow County Council seeking extra funds. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Carlow County Council received an additional €1 million last year after its members vowed to take up their budget grievances with local TD and then m(...)

Sligo councillors have voted to have a special meeting to discuss the fallout of the Lissadell House rights of way court case.

The Sligo county councillor at the centre of the Lissadell rights of way controversy told colleagues yesterday that his conscience was clear, as counc(...)

Joe Murphy left, Sligo County Council, and solicitor Dermot Hewson speaking to reporters outside the Supreme Court  yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The owners of Lissadell estate have been urged to reopen the historic property to the public following yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling in their favou(...)