Updated: 20/09/16 : 04:27:05Printable Version
Two meetings are scheduled this week to discuss the threat of library closures in county Sligo.Tony McLoughlin TD confirms that that he will attend a meeting in Dublin between the Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney, the CEO of the Council Ciarán Hayes on Wednesday.
It is also understood that a delegation of cross-party Sligo councillors are due to meet later to discuss the issue.
Sligo Central Library closed yesterday, Monday 19 September, for three weeks as part of a series of 'rolling closures' which has also recently affected the branches in Ballymote and Tubbercurry.
Over 500 people attended a protest on Saturday over the threat of permanent closure of one, possibly two, of Sligo's libraries. See link below.
Link: Sligo Today 19/9/2016