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Crash on N17 this evening

The fire brigade are attending the scene of a single car collision on the N17 The incident happened within the last hour and no one...

Donegal County Council looking at potential sites for Ballyshannon bottle banks

Bottle banks should be removed from the centre of the town in Ballyshannon because they're an eyesore. The recycling facility currently in a public carpark...

Ballisodare Community Council are holding a litter pick today

Ballisodare Community Council is holding a litter pick today. They are meeting behind Supervalu at Youngs Road which is a new estate behind Whitesides Supervalu. The...

Councillor calls for full review of casual trading bye-laws in Sligo

There are calls for a full review of casual trading bye-laws in Sligo. Sligo Sinn Fein Councillor Chris MacManus says the bye-laws have not been...

Gardai are warning of a scam phone call today

Gardai are warning of a scam phone call today. There are reports of calls to mobiles from an Irish number, purporting to be from Ulster...

Sinn Fein MEP accuses Fianna Fail of hypocrisy after Constance Markievicz tweet

A Northwest MEP has said that Fianna Fail calls for Sinn Fein to take their seats in Westminster is 'hypocrisy'. In the North, Sinn Fein...

The Friday Panel, Ntmobi Mabutho, Cllr Des Guckian, Cllr Michael Clarke

On this week's Friday Panel, asylum seeker Ntmobi Mabutho from Zimbabwe, Leitrim Cllr Des Guckian, and Sligo Cllr Michael Clarke. Topics discussed include direct...

Sligo JPC pays tribute to retiring Superintendent Mary Murray

Photo: Chief Superintendent Aidan Glacken and Superintendent Mary Murray greeting Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan at Sligo Garda Station recently. Photo courtesy of Rory...

Government will spend €25m on three phases of the N56 in Donegal

The Government will spend €25m on three phases of the N56 in Donegal. The works will begin next year on the Drumbeigh to Mountcharles Road. Other...

48 people on trolleys in Northwest hospitals today

There are record numbers on hospital trolleys in the North West today. Twenty-eight people are now waiting at Letterkenny University Hospital. Twenty people are waiting at...

Sligo TD is calling for the public to be consulted on changes to constituency...

A Sligo TD is calling for the public to be consulted on changes to constituency boundaries. Fianna Fail TD Marc MacSharry says the current Sligo...
Road Traffic Accident

22 year-old man seriously injured in Donegal crash

A 22 year old man has been seriously injured in a single vehicle crash in Donegal overnight. The jeep collided with a stone wall at...

Gardai investigate possible link between two Donegal crimes

Gardai are examining a possible link between a burglary and robbery in Co Donegal. A pub in Donegal Town and a bookies in Raphoe have...

MEP says Ireland moving a step closer to losing its neutrality

A North West MEP says that Ireland is a step closer to losing it's neutrality after Ireland signed up to PESCO. PESCO would see a...

Fixtures confirmed for All-Ireland club semi-finals

The GAA have confirmed the fixtures for the closing stages of the club championships in football and hurling. Donegal and Ulster champions Setanta will face...

Iarnrod Eireann vow to act to address overcrowding on Sligo train

Iarnrod Eireann official have met with a number of Fianna Fail TDs and assured them they will address concerns at the regular overcrowding of...

St Attracta’s find out their championship opponents

The draw for this season’s Connacht Senior A Championship has been made. St Attracta’s have been given a bye to the semi-finals after reaching the...

Sligo farmers urged to support local mart after year of terrible weather

A Co Sligo mart manager is urging farmers to support their local mart. Manager of the Ballymote and Mohill mart says 2017 will be remembered...

CEO of Sligo Chamber says any cut to horse racing funding would damage Northwest...

The CEO of Sligo Chamber says the hospitality sector would suffer massively if the Government were to pull funding for horse racing. The government pumps...

Poor hospital food solely down to ‘laziness’, claims celebrity chef

Celebrity chef, Donegal's Gary O'Hanlon, has entered into the debate on the quality of food in local hospitals. Gary claims the poor standard of...

Finn Harps season tickets go on sale

Work is well under way at Finn Park in preparation for the 2018 campaign with the SSE Airtricity League First Division will kick off...

Senior citizens calling helpline almost doubles this year

A Senior Citizen helpline has seen a 40% increase in calls over the past year. Seniorline which has been in operation for over 20 years...

History to be made as Sligo hosts Connacht Senior Cup final for first time

Sligo RFC currently play in Division 2C of the Ulster Bank AIL league. They are three points clear at the top and are just...

Sligo County Convention takes place this evening

The Sligo County Convention will take place in the Radisson Hotel this evening at 7pm. There will be a new secretary and assistant secretary elected...

Former Rovers boss links up with Drogheda

It has been confirmed that former Sligo Rovers boss Dave Robertson will be the director of football at Drogheda United next season. Former Rovers defender...

Donegal boss Bonner says hectic start to 2018 will provide challenges

New Donegal boss Declan Bonner says that the first three months of 2018 will be hectic for his squad. Donegal face at least three games...

McSharry improves on her IM best in Copenhagen

Mona McSharry swam a lifetime best of 1:01.90 when finishing seventh in a fast heat in the 100m Individual Medley at the European Championships...

Basketball Fixtures December 14-17

Basketball Ireland Fixtures: December 13-17th 2017   Thursday, 14th December       Basketball Ireland Men’s Division One Dublin Lions v IT Carlow Basketball, Colaiste Bride, 20.30;     Saturday, 16th December        Basketball...

Donegal has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country

Donegal still has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country at over 18%. That's according to the final report out today on the...

Local GAA stars to sleep out on streets to highlight homelessness

Over 400 GAA inter-county players are now committed to sleeping out overnight on our streets and cities this weekend to highlight the problem of...

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