News & Events

UPDATE: Big Beach Clean and Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

Dear Big Beach Clean Volunteers, As you may have heard in the news Ireland has been recently struck with the issue of Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) among birds with confirmation of Avian Influenza A (H5N1) in wild sea birds at a number of locations across the country....

Lough Gill

Lough Gill Area for Action Study

See PDFs below for Lough Gill Area for Action Study and Management Plan. Lough Gill Priority Area for Action Study (PDF) Management Plan for Lough Gill...

Pathfinder & Decarbonsiation Project Proposal

See proposal below for Pathfinder/Decarbonisation Project submitted to Sligo County Council for consideration to Department as requested by Minister Eamon Ryan. Click here to view Proposal...

New picnic area carraroe carpark

New picnic area

Visitors relaxing at our new picnic area at carpark Carraroe .Work undertaken by Carraroe and District Regeneration Association with grants  from LCDC and cooperation of Area  Engineer SCC.

Sligo Bay River Trust/Association Zoom Meeting Cancelled

Sligo Bay River Trust/Association Zoom Meeting:  Date Next Thursday at 7 pm - Now CANCELLED - New Date tbc  The access codes for the Zoom meeting arranged for Thursday 30th June have been sent to people by email. Anyone still interested in joining the Zoom meeting...

Lagan Response to Sligo Co Co Planning Decision May 2022

View PDFs by clicking on below:   Lagan Response to Sligo Co Co Planning May 2022 (1) Lagan An Bord Pleanala Request for Information re Lagan Appeal SCC Lagan Response to Sligo Co Co Planning May 2022 (3) Lagan Response to Sligo Co Co Planning May 2022 (4)...

Planning Permission Refused

Decision by Sligo County Council to Refuse Planning Permission to Lagan Materials Ltd at Aughmaore Carraroe. View PDF here.

Annual Cake and Craft Sale

Annual Cake and Craft Sale: The Annual cake sale will take place on Good Friday 15 April after 3pm service in Carraroe Community Centre. As usual the funds raised are in aid of CADRA activities but this year we are making a donation to charity working with...

Draft River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2022 -2027

 Carraroe and District Regeneration Association  Draft River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2022 -2027  Submission from Carraroe and District Regeneration Association  We are a Registered Charity established as a community group with the following main objects:...

AGM, Carraroe & District Regeneration Association

Notice is hereby given  The Annual General Meeting  of Carraroe and District Regeneration Association will take place in Carraroe Community Centre on Tuesday 22nd March at 7.30pm . The purpose of meeting is to  approve Accounts. Annual Report ,Election of Officers...

Briefing for Elected Representatives

Carraroe and District Regeneration Association invited all TDs and County Councillors to meeting in Sligo Park Hotel on Monday 28 February to outline the LAGAN proposed development and brief them on our community concerns in the matter. Marian Harkin TD , Marc...

Spring Clean

Our community Spring Clean will to take place next Saturday 12th March commencing at 9.30am. We will meet in the Clubhouse at Community Sports Facility Cuilbeg. Anyone that has a litter picker and Hi-Viz is asked to bring with them. We will supply Clear Bags,...

Christmas Tree lights at Carraroe

Thank You and Happy Christmas

Carraroe and District Regeneration Association wish to express our appreciation to Sligo BID, ESB Networks and Sligo County Council  for all the assistance with having the trees lit at Carraroe Roundabout. It a beautiful welcome to Sligo and a nice connection to...

Komeer Text Alert App

To sign up for the system download the Komeer App and join Carraroe and District Regeneration Association Group for €5 per year. You will then receive all alerts from An Garda Siochana as well as community information.

Additions to Seniors Alarm

There are new additions to this facility like an alarm that activates automatically if a person falls and is unable to press the button. It costs a once off €120 to have this facility added. More details available from list of people. Application forms are...

Your Eircode Number

CADRA reminds all residents of Carraroe the EirCode number of your house will assist emergency services to find your house faster. All residents are advised to place their house EirCode number on all telephones used to summon emergency services to ensure it is...

Bus Service

Town Bus Service to Carraroe

CADRA is continuing to campaign to have this service restored to Carraroe. We are aware all that is required to allow this proposal is a 10-minute extension to the existing service routes. As you may be aware the current service comes and turns at Greenfort Estate....

Carraroe School Parking Protocol

Parents are reminded there is an agreed traffic management protocol in place and all parents are requested to observe the agreed protocol.  Parents are requested not to obstruct residents’ entrances or to park on double yellow lines as such obstructs other parents...

Bottle/Can Banks In Carraroe

We want to highlight this facility is for Community use and not for use by commercial businesses. We want to thank residents of Carraroe for the respectful use of the Recycling Banks to date. Do not leave rubbish beside the bins. Please note the facility is...

Defibrillator

Defibrillators

Please note the Defibs are located at Community Centre and Community Field Clubhouse. The code is posted beside the machine. Please be aware CCTV is in operation.  

Astro Project

St John’s FC Astro Turf

Great to see the development is progressing well with the solar powered lighting system installed last week. It will be a fantastic addition to our community and it deserves financial support by the people of Carraroe.  A funding drive is ongoing with the aim of...

Cairns Hill

Walking/Exercise Group

Our chair exercise group takes place  in Community Centre each Thursday from 11am to 12 md . There are a few places left. Anyone that wishes to join can contact 0872222835.The programme will be led by professional coach Arita Loughlin We have a What’s App Text for...

CADRA taking care of our community

What’s App Text Group Lagan Application

We have created a What's App Text Group to assist with organising opposition to Lagan Application to recommence operations at quarry in Aughamore .Any residents that wish to join the group can send mobile and they will be added. The people of Carraroe do not want...

Cllr Thomas Healy

Funding To Extend Footpath & Lighting Dromahair

I am delighted to announce that we have received funding under the active travel scheme, to extend the footpath and lighting on the Dromahair side of the village in Ballintogher. I would like to thank Sligo County Council the residents of the village & the R290...

Community campaign to prevent planning granted for blasting at Aughamore

Blasting at Aughamore

Did we even think when these pictures were taken at Launch of our Anti Litter Campaign the same group of people would have to be involved in a campaign to prevent planning being granted to reopen blasting at Aughamore on shores of Lough Gill and beside our...

CADRA taking care of our community

Thank you Lagan Campaign

Thank You: The Carraroe community appreciates the residents that have made personal submissions to Sligo County Council, to prevent, what one resident described as the most serious assault on our community to date, and supported the campaign to have Lagan refused...

Parish Priest Fr Jim Murray Carraroe

Priest Fears Holy Well Could Be Affected By Quarry Activity

A parish priest is among more than 70 people and groups that have submitted observations to Sligo County Council opposing an application to restart quarry operations in Carraroe. Fr Jim Murray, pictured, parish priest in Carraroe, told the Sligo Weekender he had...

CADRA pop up Gazebo

CADRA Pop Up Gazebo

CADRA has purchased this pop up gazebo with support of Sligo County Council CEP scheme. This will serve our Community with open air activities in these times of COVID...

People walking on road in Carraroe

If Lagan Materials gets planning permission

Just consider people in Carraroe having to walk on this road with 82 in and 82 HGVs out of quarry daily .That's what we facing if Lagan Materials get planning permission to open quarry at Aughamore Please get your observations to SCC before 21st...

CADRA taking care of our community

Local concern expressed over Sligo quarry

Company responds to local concern expressed over Sligo quarry NEWS JULY 13, 2021 12:38 PM Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email A company that’s hoping to restart quarrying operations in Sligo says its plans would help meet demand for high-quality product for the large...