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Sligo-Leitrim Junior Soccer Fixtures March 30-April 2

Sligo Leitrim District Soccer League The Great Southern Hotel Sligo 30/03/2017 Boyle Celtic v Ballisodare Utd Thursday Night KO 7.30pm Fixtures Sunday 2nd April KO 11am Radisson Blu Sligo W B Yeats Cup Quarter Final 02/04/2017 St John’s FC v Carbury FC Venue Sean Fallon Park...

IFA insists farming and food must now be centrestage in Brexit talks

  IFA President Joe Healy says farming and food will have to be centre stage in the Irish Government’s position as the formal negotiations on Brexit begin. He says the implications are very serious for what...

Donegal’s league final moved to Derry

Donegal's Division 3A Allianz Hurling League final against Tyrone has a new venue. Saturday's game was originally due to take place in Carrick-on-Shannon's Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada, but has now been switched to Celtic Park...

Boyle Celtic prove they are number one

Reigning Sligo-Leitrim Super League champions Boyle Celtic have toppled both Selena Gomez and Ed Sheeran in the Irish iTunes download chart to reach number one in Ireland in the past 24 hours. The junior soccer side...

Finn Harps’ league cup game against Cockhill moved to Monday

Finn Harps' EA Sports Cup first round tie against fellow Donegal side Cockhill Celtic will now be played on Monday next, April 3, at 8pm in Finn Park. The league cup fixture had been originally been...

Special Report: Rural Ireland faces an uphill battle to hold onto services and people

There is a fear now locally that rural Ireland is facing its biggest challenge ever as people are being forced from these areas due to a lack of opportunities. Claire Mulcahy has been taking a...

Fears of ambulance work stoppage next Monday

There are fears that ambulance services in the North West could be affected by an industrial dispute next Monday. The row is between SIPTU members in the ambulance sector and the National Ambulance Service over...

Leitrim disappointment over fate of Rural Resettlement organisation

A Leitrim councillor says he is deeply disappointed over the winding down of Rural Resettlement Ireland, the organisation that has helped more than 700 families move to new homes in the country. Rural Resettlement Ireland...

Councillors concerned over guidelines for boundaries outside new houses

While there was much discussion at a meeting of Sligo County Council on the County Development Plan about issue of planning for rural housing, some councillors complained about moves to retain natural features such...

Farmers urged to remember safety in the fine weather

The Health and Safety Authority is urging the farming community to manage their safety in this fine weather. The HSA has launched a month-long campaign focussing on livestock safety due to the amount of calving...

Sligo councillors discuss Development Plan until almost midnight

A meeting of Sligo County Council to discuss a new county development plan that began at 10 o'clock yesterday morning didn't end until just before midnight last night. The councillors discussed 176 submissions that were...

Agri-jobs fair in the RDS this Thursday

An Agri-Careers Fair this week reveals a number of companies including co-ops like Aurivo and Arrabawn as well as IFAC have positions available to people. This event by the Irish Farmers Journal and open eir,...

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