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Rising violent incidents and recent ATM thefts along the border means there is a need for 24-hour armed support units in every division in the country. That’s the view of Ray Wims, The Garda Representative Association Northern representative who is tabling a motion at their annual conference today. The Garda…

A public meeting will take place this week as part of a nationwide campaign calling for increased revenue and funding powers for local authorities.   The ‘More Power To You’ campaign is seeking commitments from political parties, and candidates in the upcoming council elections, on a range of local government…

A new Social Insurance Benefit Scheme for the self-employed will be announced later this morning by the government.   The new scheme that is about to introduced was believed to be a key demand from the Independent Allianz Group.   It’s expected that the new scheme will address the imbalance…

    Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths: Willis Cuffe, Enniscrone   Wieslaw {pronounced “vays-loff”}  Burdzel {pronounced “burd-zel}, Sligo.   Bernadette Cunningham, Kilcar   Jodie McMoreland, Calry   Maura O’Rourke, Bunninadden   Pat McGurran, Tullaghan Kathleen Mc Sherry, Enniskillen Mary Harley, Letterbarrow     Willis Cuffe, Ard…

The Donegal Schoolboys league team are celebrating a memorable Sligo Super Cup title after beating the 2018 winners Dublin District Schoolboys Leauge (DDSL) on penalties in Sunday’s dramatic final, played at the Showgrounds. It was a marvellous achievement by the Donegal lads, who beat Mayo, Derby County and Aberdeen en…

Susan O’Keeffe, director of the Yeats Society Sligo tells us about newly-discovered film footage from the day William Butler Yeats was reburied in Drumcliffe churchyard in 1948. (00.50.00) Brenda O Callaghan outlines all that’s happening at this year’s sean nos Cos Festival in north Sligo. (15.23.00) Ricky Whelan, of BirdWatch…