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Just over two million euro has been has been announced this morning for Dromahair under the Rural Development fund.   The funding has been announced Minister Heather Humpreys.     The development in Dromahair will see the demolition of the former Patton’s Hotel in the centre of the village and…

Gardaí seized €124,000 worth of cannabis herb in Boyle yesterday. Members of the Longford and Roscommon Divisional Drugs Unit searched a premises shortly after 12pm discovering a sophisticated grow house. Three rooms in the building were converted to grow the drug with 55 plants and 4kg of harvested cannabis seized…

A Sligo man has been remanded in custody after allegedly trying to spit on Gardaí in county Roscommon.   The 25-year-old was arrested at a Covid-19 checkpoint after officers were concerned he was more than two kilometres from his home.     Joseph Clancy, of Carrowcrory, Ballinafad in county Sligo…

Gardai are warning motorists of black ice and slippy surfaces this morning on the N4. A minor accident has occurred on the N4 Near Boyle due to the untreated surfaces. Gardai are also advising motorists to take you time and to be extra careful on smaller roads in towns and…

Gardai were called to attend an Irish Rail service following an alleged fire on the train last night.   Ocean FM News understands that a blaze broke out on board the 19.00 Sligo to Dublin Connolly service.   Gardai attended the scene of the incident after the train stopped at…

A section of the R294, Boyle to Gurteen road, is closed due to an incident. The route between Cloonloo and Gurteen is closed due to an articulated truck going off the road yesterday evening. The incident occurred at around 4.30pm, no one was injured. Diversions are in place for motorists…

8 million euro in funding’s been announced for greenways, walking trails and other outdoor recreation projects nationwide.   18 projects are being funded by the government under the 2018 Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme including the development of a new cycle way from Lough Key Forest Park to Boyle Town.  …