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N15 now clear after accident near Ballybofey

The N15 near Ballybofey, Co Donegal, is now clear following an earlier traffic accident. A two car collision occurred this morning near the Roadhouse Bar. No injuries were sustained and traffic is now flowing as normal.

Stronger action at political level required to address farming income challenges

Stronger action at EU and Government level is required to address the ongoing income challenges in the beef and sheep sectors. That's according to IFA President Joe Healy. The IFA President said a policy framework...

Traffic levels back to normal following accident in Sligo Town

Traffic in Sligo town is reported to be back to normal levels following an accident earlier this evening. A collision took place on the N15 on the North side of the town. It is understood that...

Census 2016 shows main job of more than 16,000 in north west is looking...

New census figures show that in the north west region there are more than 16,000 people whose job is looking after home and family. And almost the same number are unemployed throughout the three counties...

Mountbatten’s late daughter to be remembered in Mullaghmore at the weekend

93-year old Patricia Knatchbull, better known as Countess Mountbatten or Lady Braebourne, who died recently in England, will be remembered in North Sligo this weekend. She was the daughter of Lord Louis Mountbatten. She lost one...

End of an era as O’Donnells in Keadue closes

Another local shop and post point in the region have closed. This time it's in Keadue, close to the Sligo/Roscommon border, frequented by many from the east Sligo area. The shop had been run by the...

€70,000 worth of funding for marine projects in Sligo

A number of Sligo based marine projects will benefit from almost €70,000 worth of funding announced by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD this week. The investment is part of an overall...

Sligo University Hospital is the only hospital in the region to not have any...

Sligo University Hospital is the only hospital in the region to not have any patients waiting for a bed in their accident and emergency department today. In total, there are seventeen people waiting on trolleys...

Time extended for submissions on Donegal development plan

People in County Donegal now have more time to make submissions for a new County Development Plan that's being prepared. It's after the council decided to extend the deadline to the 1st of September. People who...

Monday night’s GAA action in Sligo and Leitrim

In the Leitrim U17 Football Championship last night, there was disappointment for Melvin Gaels and Dromahair, who lost out to St Mary’s and Kiltubrid respectively. In hurling, Naomh Eoin and Benbulben Gaels both picked up...

Harps lose out to late Derry brace

Finn Harps suffered a heartbreaking defeat to neighbours Derry City in the League of Ireland Premier Division last night. Goals from Darren Cole and Aaron McEneff in the last three minutes saw Derry City beat...

Two Donegal athletes on Irish team for World Championships

Athletics Ireland have confirmed their team for next month's World Championships in London. Donegal’s Mark English and Brendan Boyce have been selected alongside Ciara Mageean, Tom Barr, Brian Gregan, Rob Heffernan, Alex Wright, Paul Pollock,...

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