Government’s new rural plan already under fire

The government's announced a 60 million euro plan aimed at rejuvenating 600 towns and villages around Ireland. The Action Plan for Rural Development says...

The ICMSA gives a cautious welcome to new rural plan

The Irish Creamery and Milk Suppliers Association is welcoming the launch of today's rural reinvigoration plan. However the President of the organisation, John Comer,...

Concern about Trump’s position on emigration, climate change

Transition Sligo says that emigration and Trump's views on climate change are concerning. The group was set up four years ago to promote sustainable living...

Plans to repair Ballinafad Castle in county Sligo

Plans are underway to start repair work at Ballinafad castle in east Sligo. The Office of Public Works has confirmed to Ocean FM that it...

Brexit shouldn’t effect North West railway

The outcome of Britain leaving the European Union shouldn't stop attempts at getting a train line connecting the North West with Northern Ireland. Independent TD...

Business turnover taken into account in some cases for property valuations

A Leitrim councillor says ratepayers who are concerned about their property valuations and the rates they may have to pay should take advantage of...

21 people on hospital trolleys in North West

The number of people on trolleys at hospitals across the country remains high this morning. In the North West, there are 21 on trolleys. Seventeen of...

Education about drink driving working in the North West

The road safety officer with Leitrim County Council believes educating young drivers about the dangers of drink driving seems to be working. It comes as...

Minister to launch plan to revive rural Ireland today

People considering a move to the country could benefit under a new scheme being launched today. The government will offer grants to those willing to...

Fears over housing estate bonds being sold

A Leitrim county councillor says he fears housing estates throughout the North West could be affected as a result of bonds for the upkeep...

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