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A female in her 30’s appeared before a special sitting of Carrick on Shannon District Court yesterday evening, charged with Section 2 Assault and a Public Order Offence following an incident in Sligo Town yesterday afternoon.   The court heard that it is alleged the defendant refused to give correct…

The Flood Relief Minister says water is still being pumped away from several homes after the recent flooding crisis. The rain has eased since the weekend, and the water levels have receded in many places. But efforts are still ongoing to stop houses from being flooded in several areas in…

Irish Rail is continuing to monitor its Sligo/Dublin service because of flooding on the line around Carrick on Shannon and Dromod in County Leitrim. There had been reports that the service might have to be suspended due to the severe flooding. But although the situation has eased somewhat, there are…

Leitrim county council’s emergency management team have met this morning to deal with the flood water that still exist’s in both Carrick on Shannon and Leitrim Village. Since the 19th of February, heavy rainfall, weather warnings and storms flooded many parts of the North West with another storm on the…

Enterprise Ireland is to hold a series of information sessions throughout the north west next week on the recently-announced €28m Brexit package for counties Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Cavan, Monaghan and Louth. The package includes a €15m enterprise development fund specifically for projects in the six border counties. On Wednesday next…

Campaigning in the election for president of the IFA is heating up with debates running until Nov 21st. Tonight, one of those debates will take place in the Bush Hotel in Carrick on Shannon. The Election Count will take place in Dublin on Tues, December 17th. Sligo IFA Chairperson Kathleen…