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A Sligo Councillor has expressed concerns that there is a major digital divide establishing itself right across the North West.   Councillor Sinead Magurie says there is a digital divide that is denying children equal access to education during the Covid-19 pandemic and that those living rurally are finding it…

A Leitrim Councillor is claiming inadequate broadband is adding to peoples worries during the latest lockdown in rural Ireland and such issues are disproportionately negatively impacting the north west. A recent survey by ComReg has also found that 60 percent found no change in their service, despite more people working…

There’s good news for those working in the Business Park in Ballyshannon today with confirmation from tele communications company Eir that they will be supplying fibre optic broadband to the facility. Business owners had lobbied for the extension of high speed broadband to be extended to the Business Park after…

National Broadband Ireland says the first phase of its plan to provide high-speed broadband is underway in Sligo, with teams now working throughout the county. In a statement issued this week, National Broadband Ireland has outlined the areas in County Sligo in which it has been working. National Broadband says…

The President of IT Sligo has said people need to come off their household WiFi to allow students to continue their studies. This comes after reports of many secondary and third levels students across the North West are struggling to study and access online resources due to poor broadband connectivity.…

The president of IT Sligo has said their primary concern is for the health and wellbeing of the students, staff and their families, above education. Dr. Brendan McCormack has said they are closely monitoring the well being of their 300 international students studying in Sligo on a social isolation level…