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Practical tips for farmers at Donegal town meeting tonight

Farmers can find out what they can practically do on their own farm not only to increase output but also to insure a better income for themselves at a meeting in Donegal town tonight....

Scholarships for North West pupils

Three third-level students from Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal, have each been awarded €20,000 towards their studies. The scholarships comes from the Naughton Foundation set up by businessman Martin Naughton and his wife, Carmel. The scholarships are...

Gurteen tragedy a reminder to be ‘carbon monoxide’ aware

It's Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week. Running until October 1st, its aim is to highlight the dangers of carbon monoxide, the deadly, colourless, odourless gas that's produced by burning fuels such as oil, gas or coal. The...

New Prior of Lough Derg looks forward to challenge of attracting pilgrims back to...

Reaching out to people with busy lives is a challenge facing the historic Donegal pilgrimage site of Lough Derg where numbers have been steadily declining in recent years. That's according to the new Prior...

JPC confirms retirement of Chief Superintendent in Sligo Leitrim

Chief Superintendent in Sligo Leitrim Michael Clancy has officially retired. The Sligo-native was appointed Chief Superintendent of the Sligo Leitrim Garda Division in 2012. Chairperson of the Leitrim Joint Policing Committee Cllr Sinead Guckian...

Keep your nose out of Leitrim’s business – McDowell warned off in Property Tax...

Former Tanaiste, PD Leader, and now Senator, Michael McDowell, has launched a campaign highlighting what he sees as the Property Tax Injustice.  In his literature, he asks whether it's fair that someone earning 250k...

Mayor says N4 tender documents will be ready in November

The mayor of Sligo says tender documents for what will be one of the biggest road schemes in the country -- the N4 from Collooney to Castlebaldwin -- will be ready by the end...

MacSharry: Too much bureaucracy in providing social housing

A Sligo/Leitrim TD says there is too much bureaucracy involved in providing social housing and getting it approved. Speaking in the Dail, Fianna Fail Marc MacSharry called for the current procedure to be streamlined. He claims there...

St Pat’s leapfrog Rovers after Shamrock victory

Sligo Rovers have dropped back into the relegation zone without kicking a ball in the League of Ireland Premier Division last night. St Patrick’s Athletic’s shock 2-0 defeat of Shamrock Rovers at Richmond Park sees...

Championship double-header in Markievicz on Sunday

Markievicz Park will host an attractive double-header as the Belfry Sligo Senior Championship continues on Sunday. The first semi-final involving St Mary’s and Eastern Harps will be the main attraction, with throw-in at four o’clock. Prior...

Silver medal for Sligo boxer at European Championships

Young Sligo fighter Dean Clancy will return home from the European Junior Championships in Bulgaria with a silver medal. The 15-year-old flyweight from the Ballinacarrow Boxing Club lost narrowly in his final to a Russian...

Coast Guard helicopter rescues person from Sliabh Liag

The Sligo-based Coast Guard helicopter has been involved in rescuing a person who got into difficulty on Sliabh Liag in South Donegal. Ocean FM News understands a person who was on the cliffs hurt their...

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