North West Today, Niall Delaney, Monday to Friday, 9 to 11am

The multi-award-winning show has traditionally set the news agenda for the North West, and is combination of hard-hitting interviews, listener interaction, and human interest stories.

The show is produced by Margaret Carr-Flynn.

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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...

Maze escapee claims prominent Sligo businessmen provided safe houses for him

Dermot McNally was one of the 38 IRA prisoners who broke out of the Maze Prison in 1983, now the subject of new movie,...

Sligo man shares his problem of incontinence to give hope to other sufferers

Well known Co Sligo publican, Denis Scanlon of Bunninadden, was suffering with an incontinence problem for three years. However, a surgical procedure, and his...

Taoiseach slammed for ignoring NW in Atlantic Corridor motorway plan

With the opening last week of the new motorway in Galway, An Taoiseach has spoken of Government plans to develop an Atlantic Corridor along...

Sligo business owners apprehend thieves after chase

There was drama in Wine Street in Sligo yesterday. The proprietor of the Jingle Jangle shop, Elaine, gave chase to two men who had...

HSE doctor concerned at fall in numbers availing of childhood vaccines

Specialist in Public Health with the HSE, Dr. Anthony Breslin, has expressed concern at the reduction of the numbers of children being given childhood...

Garavogue River launch for new legislation on those who vandalise life saving equipment

The banks of the Garavogue River in Sligo was the location for the promotion at the weekend of a new piece of legislation on...

Councillor defends raising of Catalan flag at Donegal council office

As the row over the Catalonia independence referendum continues in Spain, the Chairperson of the Glenties Municipal District Council has defended his decision to...

Connaughton Road car park issue will be resolved, insists Traveller representative

The Manager of the Sligo Traveller Support Group, Bernadette Maughan, talks frankly about a range of issues affecting travellers in society today, as well...

Failure to secure Yeats collection a huge blow to Sligo – Burton

Former Tanaiste and Labour Party leader, Joan Burton, has claimed the failure of the State this week to secure all the WB Yeats items...

I’d 80 seconds to get my point across – Cllr defends outburst on national...

Sligo councillor, Michael Clarke, has defended his angry and passionate contribution during The Pat Kenny Show on TV3 on Wednesday night. Cllr Clarke had...

Coach House Hotel in Ballymote not closing, insist management

It's been a week of business closures in Ballymote, amid rumours of more imminent closures.  But speculation that the Coach House Hotel is one...

Collapse of stonework shows urgent need for restoration of Ballyshannon Town Clock, say residents

The iconic Ballyshannon Town Clock was struck by lightning in 2014 and has not since been repaired or replaced. Following an incident yesterday, the...

Gilbert O’Sullivan relishing Sligo concert

Legendary singer and composer, Gilbert O'Sullivan, will be the headline act at the Sligo Live Festival on 27th October. He tells North West Today...

Appeal to provide independent living for Sligo sisters suffering from rare condition

28 year old Mairead Mitchell and her 26 year old sister Aoibheann both suffer with hereditary spastic paraplegia, or HSP, a genetic disorder characterised...

Illegal parking causing mayhem for bus drivers in Sligo

A bus driver has called for immediate clampdown on illegal parking in designated coach parking areas in Sligo Town. The driver claims failure to...

Appeal for funding to repair Masonic Lodge, home to Sligo’s Freemasons

The historic Masonic Lodge on The Mall in Sligo is home to Sligo's Freemasons, and has been since its construction in 1895. However a...

Keep your nose out of Leitrim’s business – McDowell warned off in Property Tax...

Former Tanaiste, PD Leader, and now Senator, Michael McDowell, has launched a campaign highlighting what he sees as the Property Tax Injustice.  In his...

I’ll stand myself against President Higgins if there is no election, insists TD

Roscommon Galway Independent TD, Michael Fitzmaurice, has insisted the country needs a Presidential election next year in the interests of democracy. He has committed...

Traveller couple attacked with pick axe handles and iron bars in Kinlough

A young traveller couple were attacked outside their home in Kinlough in Co Leitrim last evening by a gang of men brandishing pick axe...

The Friday Panel – Tabby Callaghan, Bernard O’Brien, John Comiskey

On the Friday Panel, singer and musician Tabby Callaghan; Ocean FM election analyst, John Comiskey, and social commentator and hackney driver, Bernard O'Brien.  Topics...

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