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A man in his 20’s has been charged in connection to a drugs seizure in Co. Leitrim. Another man, also in his 20’s, has been released without charge and a file will be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions. The man who has been charged is to appear before…

The Covid-19 infection rates in the local region varied from percentage figures of 28.4 to 182.5 per 100,000 of population in the latest 14 day incidence figures which were published by the Department of Health.     Manorhamilton registered the most cases and highest rate in the Ocean FM franchise…

Gardaí are currently attending the scene of an accident in Co. Leitrim. A single vehicle road traffic collision occurred at around 11am this morning in Killaneen, Ballinamore. The R208 is currently closed to traffic with local diversions in place.

Fire Services from the North West were among a large number of fire brigade personnel attending a major forest fire near Ballinamore in Co. Leitrim yesterday.   The fire broke out on ‘Dun Mountain’ near Aughnasheelin on Sliabh an Iarainn.   A helicopter was also assisting at the scene using…

Two new candidates have joined the election race in the north west. They are Oisin O’Dwyer, from Drumshanbo, who is running for Renua in the Sligo/Leitrim, North Roscommon, South Donegal constituency. In the 2019 local elections, O’Dwyer received 43 first preference votes when he ran in the Ballinamore electoral area.…

An increase in investment needs to be made in the Shannon-Erne Waterway linking the River Shannon with the River Eske in County Donegal. That’s according to local Fianna Fail General election candidate for Sligo and Leitrim, Shane Ellis. Speaking to Ocean FM News, Mr Ellis believes that the Ballinamore-Ballyconnell canal…