Pettigo man describes battle with drink, drugs and homelessness

Colm Mc Andrew from Pettigo has had a lifelong battle with alcohol and drugs, and was also homeless for a time as well.  His...

Politicians accused of inaction on Owenmore River drainage

The Chairman of the Owenmore River Valley Group, PJ Hannon, has taken issue with calls by Fianna Fail TD, Marc MacSharry, on the Government...

Rod King on lowering speed limits in Residential areas

The Association of Irish Local Government is holding it's Autumn seminar in Sligo. One of the speakers involved in the seminar is Rod King...

Gay members of travelling community marrying to hide shame of sexuality

A Sligo conference has heard how some gay members of the travelling community are entering into arranged heterosexual marriages to hide the shame of...

No sign of homeless problem being resolved – McVerry

Fr Peter McVerry has been speaking at a conference in Sligo this week on the issue of mental health and its impact on members...

Landowners urged to facilitate dedicated access path to summit of Ben Bulben

The row over access by hillwalkers to Ben Bulben has re-ignited. North Sligo businessman, Charles Henry, has called on landowners and farmers in the...

‘North West Today’ celebrates 10 years of broadcasting

North West Today's Niall Delaney, took over presenting the show on 9th October, 2007, along with producer, Margaret Carr-Flynn. Here they remember some of...

Crackdown urged on local pubs who act as bookie shops

It's emerged that several pubs are running bookies operations in their premises, or acting as agents for bookies. A Revenue crackdown on the illegal...

Liam Cosgrave tribute paid by former FG TD Gerry Reynolds

Tributes have been paid to former Taoiseach, Liam Cosgrave, who has died. Former Sligo-Leitrim Fine Gael TD, Gerry Reynolds, remembers a close historical friendship...

Pringle’s office among those damaged in latest Donegal flooding

Killybegs and Kilcar have been devastated by overnight flooding, and it's only this morning that householders and business owners are learning of the exact...