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MacSharry claims Justice Minister told him Sligo Garda Station not his responsibility

Sligo-Leitrim Fianna Fail Deputy, Marc MacSharry, has claimed that Justice Minister, Charlie Flanagan, told him that the provision of a new Garda Station in...

Bank customer describes trauma of court after pursuing him for falling behind on mortgage...

A week after Finbarr Filan's personal revelations of bankruptcy, another local man has gone public on the ignominy of a court appearance on personal...

‘I whacked him across the head with a steering lock’ – Woman describes attacks...

A female caller has admitted how she took the law into her own hands and 'beat the hell' out a man who mugged her...

Lord Kilclooney clashes with Councillor over Donegal For UK suggestion

Lord Kilclooney, former Ulster Unionist MP, John Taylor, has been taken to task for his suggestion that County Donegal should consider becoming part of...

McLoughlin and MacSharry in Dail bust-up over Sligo Garda Station

Sligo-Leitrim TDs, Tony McLoughlin and Marc MacSharry, have clashed in the Dail, as the row over work conditions at Sligo Garda Station drags on....

Parent of Dunkineely child awarded 15m euro for injuries at child birth speaks out

A 15 million euro settlement was approved in the High Court yesterday in a case taken by the McCallig family of Dunkineely, concerning injuries...

Cope dismisses Donegal Town cinema decision as shocking

The rejection of planning permission by Donegal County Council for the new cinema development in Donegal Town has been described by FF TD, Pat...

No Garda Station, no road, no post office – Sligo businessman slams local TDs

As the stand-off continues at Sligo Garda Station, a local businessman has accused local TDs of not stepping up to the plate in delivering...

New Sligo Garda Station will be built, insists McLoughlin

As Sligo Town based Gardai refuse to enter their work premises for the second successive day, on health and safety grounds, local Fine Gael...

Sligo Garda Station stand-off set to continue, insists GRA rep

101 Sligo-town based Gardai are refusing to enter their place of work at Pearse Road due to what they claim are unsafe and overcrowded...

I’d use a tazer gun if I had to – Fitzmaurice

TD Michael Fitzmaurice has been defending his call for the legalisation of tazer guns and pepper spray. Deputy Fitzmaurice says something drastic has to...

Tubbercurry Christmas Lights cables stolen

An appeal is underway after the theft of the Christmas Lights cables in Tubbercurry. It's estimated the cables will cost 2,000 euro to replace...
Up and Running, Claire Ronan, IT Sligo Business

PODCAST: Up and Running with Claire Ronan

Broadcast 18th November 2017

The Friday Panel, Daithi Feehily, Korena O’Hara, Declan Bree

This week's Friday panel is Daithi Feehily, of Feehily's Bus and Taxis, Cllr Declan Bree, and community activist Korena O'Hara of Gurteen. Topics discussed...

Local residents up in arms over Donegal Town cinema decision

There's a mixture of anger and frustration in Donegal Town at the Council decision to reject planning permission for a new cinema complex development...

Member of travelling community accuses two Sligo pubs of discrimination

A member of Sligo's travelling community has claimed that he and his family have been asked to remove themselves from two local pubs in...
Colin Stafford Johnson Ocean FM Interview A

PODCAST: Award Winning Wildlife Presenter coming to the Hawkswell

On Tuesday 21st of November in The Hawkswell Theatre in Sligo multi-award winning wildlife cameraman and presenter Colin Stafford-Johnson will host an evening of...

Same-sex marriage couple celebrate arrival of new baby

Sarah McDevitt from Drumcliffe married her partner, Geraldine, in December, 2015, months after celebrating the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Ireland. Sarah and Geraldine...

PODCAST: Sligo Drama Circle presents ‘Present Laughter’

The play runs in the Hawkswell Sligo until this Saturday the 18th November. Orla, Margaret and Robbie called into Francie for a chat.

Ex Prison Governor John Lonergan says prisoner ‘loans’ not a new phenomenon

It emerged this week that prisoners in Irish prisons have been given a total of 500,000 euros in loans over the past three years...