Mayo’s septic tanks are the worst in Ireland

Some 85% of Mayo septic tanks failed their required inspections in 2019 with 56 out of 67 failing to meet the appropriate standards. The failure rate is the highest in the country with the exception of the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown area,...

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Depopulation at crisis point in west Sligo

By Orla Hearns Five west Sligo senior soccer teams have disbanded in the last four years due to the impacts of rural depopulation, a local councillor has claimed. The clubs affected include Western Rovers, Kilglass Enniscrone FC, Easkey FC, Dromore Villa and Castleconnor. Meanwhile, already amalgamated...

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