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The Road Safety Authority in consultation with the Department of Transport, has agreed to grant a temporary exception from certain provisions of the EU driving and resting time rules.  It will apply to all drivers subject to the EU drivers’ hours and tachograph rules engaged in the carriage of goods,…

There is now a clear pathway for the required funding to be provided for capital investment works at Sligo Airport in order to support the continuation of the Search and Rescue service from the Strandhill base That’s according to the Minister for state at the Department of Health and Sligo…

More than 500 motorists in the north west were disqualified from driving last year. The figures have been released by the Department of Transport under the Freedom of Information Act. The disqualification figures for the north west are made up of 311 motorists disqualified in Donegal, 128 in Sligo and…

The Irish Coast Guard has, for safety reasons withdrawn the services of the in-shore rescue boats stationed at 23 locations around the coast. This action has been taken following reported malfunction – as Ocean FM news understands -of  life jackets as part of the personal protective equipment. The Irish Coast…

Sports clubs and organisations in the north west now have the opportunity to get help to access government funding. The sports capital grant from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport is available for applications again this year. The Department is holding information days in Sligo to help organisations find…