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Schools across the north west are encouraged to apply for funding under the ‘Safe Routes to School Scheme’   The new programme aims to encourage more students to cycle, walk or scoot to school and was developed in response to concerns around congestion outside schools.   €15m is available nationally…

14 swimming pools and leisure centres in the north west are to receive over €110,000. The funding comes from Sport Ireland with the aim of providing some financial stability to the sector. Sligo/Leitrim TD and Minster of State at the Department of Health, Frank Feighan, says it’s more important than…

Minister of State and Sligo/Leitrim TD Frank Feighan says the provision of a quarter million euro this week to prepare for construction of a proposed new bridge across the Garavogue River is another move toward resolving traffic congestion in and around Sligo town.   Minister Feighan says the new bridge,…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is calling for the work of priests, clergy and ministers from faith communities to be regarded as an essential service during the Level 5 Covid restrictions that come into effect at midnight tonight.   Junior Minister Frank Feighan says this is necessary because clergy often have to…

A number of Libraries Throughout through the North West will receive over 250,000 euro for essential upgrades and measures in response to Covid-19   This funding will be matched by local authorities.   €128,900 will be Provided for A New Extension at Enniscrone Library.   In Manorhamilton €25,230.42 is being…

A number of local community organisations are to benefit from funding to support sport and physical activities in the region.   €7.3 million from the Dormant Accounts Fund is being allocated to support community groups across the country.   A total of €262,100 is going towards numerous programmes across Sligo,…