First of three text alert scheme renewal nights takes place this evening in Ballintogher

A number of registration nights are taking place over the coming weeks for community text alert schemes.

The first is on tonight in Ballintogher hall at 8pm, Callaghans Pub in Ballygawley on Friday the 12th of July and the last night is in Sooey Hall on Friday the 26th.

The community effort has proven successfull around the country.

This years price has increased by €5 to €15.

Speaking to OceanFM News, Sinn Fein Sligo Councillor Thomas Healy explains the price increase.