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Minister for Agriculture, Charlie McConalogue has today announced a new Seafood Sector Taskforce. The Donegal TD says the taskforce is aimed at making recommendations to his Department in relation to fishing quotas, the fishing industry in general and on coastal communities that depend on fisheries. There will be a reduction…

This week’s Friday Panel is an All-Leitrim affair, Cllrs Padraig Fallon and Sean McDermott discuss the issues, which include one-off housing in the county, Living with Covid plan, the latest political poll outcome, broadband, and what they miss most during lockdown   OceanFM Ireland · The Friday Panel, Padraig Fallon,…

Healthcare staff across Sligo are being vaccinated at the newly established Vaccination Centre in the Knocknarea Arena at IT Sligo from this week. The majority of frontline workers in hospitals have received their first and second dose but thousands of workers not in hospitals are to receive their doses. Minister…

Donegal’s Fr Seán Ó’Gallchoir has been named as a recipient of the GAA’s President’s Awards. The Ghradaim an Uachtaráin  winners for 2021 were announced by Croke Park on Friday. The 11 awards are a cross-section of people who have shared the common theme of making an inspirational impact on their code and also their club and community. Fr…

The Tubbercurry Family and Childcare Resource Centre have launched a new booklet “Families feeling their way through Covid 19”   The booklet is a collaboration project by Tubbercurry FRC and is part of Sligo’s Covid Community Resilience Plan’s-   The publication is designed to help families deal with the extra…

The government have been criticised for refusing to provide relief for mortgage holders, despite the European Regulator allowing for the reactivation of Covid-19 payment breaks since December.   With level 5 restrictions set to continue until at least April, the Donegal TD Padraig MacLochalin says that following the move by…