New county council CEO for Sligo

Post vacant since January

Sligo News File


It’s understood that a new CEO is soon to be appointed to Sligo County Council.

The position has been vacant since the departure of the former office holder Ciaran Hayes in January. He stepped down after some seven years in the job.

According to reports, the incoming executive previously held a position at the Sligo authority and is at present employed as a county council director of services.

His appointment by the public appointments commission has to be ratified by the county council.

Tom Kilfeather has been acting chief executive of the council for the last six months.