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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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...

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...

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...

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...

Travellers condemn heavy handed Garda tactics in latest Connaughton Road operation

Traveller families resident in Connaughton Road car park in Sligo are not happy with the operation involving Sligo County Council workers and the Gardai...

Ethnic minority group slam Leitrim councillor for failure to apologise for using ‘N’ word

Youth Platform Project spokesperson, Godfrey Chimbganoda, has criticised Leitrim councillor, Des Guckian, for his refusal to apologise for his use of the 'N' word...

Closure of ‘Tiger’ store in Sligo a disgrace, says councillor

The Tiger store in Quayside Shopping Centre in Sligo has announced it's closing down at Christmas. High rent and rates is believed to be...

Bree and Hayes square off again in row over Council funding

Another row has broken out between Cllr Declan Bree and the CEO of Sligo County Council, Ciaran Hayes, over the 750k in funding allegedly...

Restauranteur lashes standard and quality of hospital food

Following on from the outcome of the first ever National Patient Survey, the range and quality of hospital food at Sligo and Letterkenny University...

Newly ordained Deacon Padraig looking forward to new role

Popular Glencar man, Padraig Kelly, was officially ordained a Catholic Church Deacon at a ceremony in Manorhamilton last Sunday. Padraig's revealed that the idea...

Eight killed in domestic violence incidents remembered at Sligo ceremony

The eight women who have been killed in domestic violence incidents in Ireland this year have been remembered at a event in Sligo, as...

39 children in Sligo facing homelessness this Christmas

The Sligo Homeless Appeal says figures reveal that up to 39 children in the Sligo area will be homeless this Christmas. They have launched...

The Friday Panel, Matt Lyons, Caitriona McGoldrick, Graham Monaghan

Among the items debated on our Friday Panel this week, overcrowding on the Sligo train, shopping local, roadworks, and turf fires. Former FG Cllr...

Family of seriously injured Strandhill woman appeal for help in meeting medical expenses

24 year old Elaine O'Halloran from Strandhill has suffered serious spinal injuries in a car accident in Florida in which two other women were...

Council pledges support to non-national homeless man on streets of Sligo

For the second time in a week, the plight of a homeless man sleeping on the streets of Sligo has been raised. Alan is...

Regrets, I’ve had a few – Adams reflects on his leadership years

Gerry Adams visits the Sligo-Leitrim constituency for the final time today as Sinn Fein party leader. He's been reflecting on his time in charge,...

My ‘n’ word comments taken out of context – Leitrim Cllr refuses to apologise

Leitrim Independent councillor, Des Guckian, has refused to apologise for using the racially offensive 'n' word repeatedly at a council meeting this week. He...

No Unionist wants hard border, insists Fermanagh UUP Councillor

As the Brexit talks stand-off continues, the Vice Chairman of Fermanagh District Council, Ulster Unionist Councillor Alex Baird, has insisted that no-one in the...

Residents complain of sleepless nights due to Irish Water works in Sligo

Residents in several areas of Sligo Town, including Mailcoach Road, St. Joseph's Terrace, Temple Street, and Lynn's Place, have expressed annoyance at the level...

Caothaoirleach has a go at his FF colleagues for absenteeism at council meeting

The Caothaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Cllr Seamus Kilgannon, said he felt 'very alone' during part of yesterday's Council meeting, when there were no...

Higgins’ comments on homelessness criticised

Fianna Fail in Co Sligo have made it clear that former councillor, Albert Higgins, was speaking in a personal capacity on Ocean FM last...

Sligo a fantastic place to live – Mark Feehily

Former Westlife member, Mark Feehily, has produced a new album of Christmas songs. He's touring with Mariah Carey during December, as well as performing...

Homelessness sometimes ‘self-inflicted’ – former Sligo Cllr lashes out

''If you drink it, smoke it, or sniff it, don’t ask me to feed you" - Former Sligo FF councillor, Albert Higgins, takes a...

Co Sligo driving instructor insists tractors should be subject to NCT tests

The Department of Transport has shelved plans, for now, to subject some tractors to NCT testing. It follows an outcry from farming representative groups....

Practice of shaking hands at Mass needs to be reviewed, say congregation members

A Donegal listener has prompted debate on the practice of shaking hands during Catholic Mass, indicating they will change their place of worship if...

Parents concerned over proposal to increase speed limit at Rathcormac School

Parents of pupils attending Rathcormac National School in Sligo have expressed concern over plans to increase the speed limit on the stretch of road...

A day in the life of the family of a disabled boy

13 year old, Adam Kennedy, from Skreen in Co Sligo has what his family describe as a 'myriad of disabilities'. His father, Noel, has...

The story of Sligo’s homeless man who doesn’t want help

Listeners have been contacting the North West Today Show for the past number of weeks to express concern at the plight of a homeless...

Line finally drawn under Lissadell court case costs – Council CEO

The Budget Meeting of Sligo County Council has heard that the contingent liability for the Council in the Lissadell right of way court case...

Comiskey declares for FG convention as election draws nearer

Former Leitrim Senator, Michael Comiskey, has announced that he will be a candidate at the Sligo-Leitrim Fine Gael convention, if there is reason for...

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