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With High tides expected to hit beaches in the North West from today holidaymakers have been warned in relation to parking cars at locations such as Streedagh beach.   From today until Mondayhigh tides are expected to hit beaches locally in the afternoon and early evening time.   In a…

A north west school teacher and member of the ASTI has urged the teachers union and Department of Education to reach an agreement today on how to proceed with the running of this year’s leaving cert exams   The ASTI yesterday claiimed a proposal to rely heavily on calculated grades…

No court sittings will be moved out of Sligo Courthouse in the long-term to alternative venues such as Tullamore or Letterkenny. It’s also been confirmed that no downgrading of facilities will take place in Sligo. The issue of Sligo courthouse’s suitability for jury trails arose after fears that jury trials…

The Public Expenditure Minister says a government review into pay for student nurses will be completed by the end of this month.   There’s been criticism after the government voted down a motion which would’ve reinstated paying student nurses and midwives during the pandemic.   Sligo independent Councillor Marie Casserly…

Construction of the new Primary Care Centre in Drumcliff, Co. Sligo is to begin next month. The contract has been awarded to Glebe Builders, Donegal Town with the building expected to be complete by late 2021. The value of the works is €2.25m. Tenders are also being sought for construction…

From today (Monday, Oct. 19th), there will be free delivery of all cards and letters posted to and from residents of nursing and care homes. Introduction of the measure coincides with an expected announcement later today of more stringent restrictions in the effort to curb the spread of Covid-19. The…

Parents and guardians have until the end of this month to pay their children’s school bus ticket fees for new academic year ahead.   Many families are still awaiting refunds from the curtailed school year just finished.   The scale of school bus ticket refunds nationwide means several families in…