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Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney: met with Ciarán Hayes, chief executive of Sligo County Council on September 21st to discuss staffing crisis. Photograph: Alan Betson

The battle to save Sligo’s three libraries will gather momentum on Monday morning when county councillors unanimously back a Section 140 motion forci(...)

 Leo Varadkar at Holles Street Hospital in Dublin. The Minister for Social Protection has warned there is limited scope for increases in welfare payments in this year’s Budget. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Minister for Social Protection has warned there is limited scope for increases in welfare payments in this year’s Budget. Leo Varadkar said the “(...)

Tom Curran: Minister for Social Protection  Leo Varadkar said he had full confidence in the party’s general secretary in light of allegations. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

BARRY ROCHE Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has insisted he has full confidence in Fine Gael’s general secretary Tom Curran. Mr Varadk(...)

A Fine Gael councillor has claimed he was warned his political ambitions would be damaged if he gave evidence in a court case against the party. Sli(...)

Lissadell House in Sligo: the council has already paid its own legal bill of €2 million but has been directed by the Supreme Court to pay 75 per cent of the owners’ costs, estimated at between €6 million to €8 million

Sligo County Council has unanimously passed a motion calling on the Government to pay its share of the legal costs of the owners of Lissadell House i(...)

 The incident occurred when a Fine Gael representative tabled a motion

The chamber of Sligo County Council suffered an exodus of Fine Gael councillors and one Independent yesterday. The incident occurred when a Fine Gael (...)