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11 projects in the North West will benefit from funding under the second round of the Governments 2020 Town and Village Renewal Scheme.   In the total the various facilities will benefit to the sum of €300,000  which has been confirmed by the Minister for Community and Rural Development Heather…

Sligo and Leitrim are to get €345,000 to improve housing for older people and for those with disabilities. Grants schemes under which the money comes are administered by the county councils in each county and can meet up to 90% of costs, with the local authority providing the remaining 10%.…

It’s been confirmed that drug and alcohol support groups based in the North West such as AA, NA or Smart Recovery are not subject to the recently introduced regulations relating to indoor events, which limit attendees to no more than six people.   The Sligo – Leitrim T.D. and Minister…

Two North West TD’s have been appointed as Junior Ministers.   Sligo/ Leitrim Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan has been as a Minster for state at the Department of Health and will have special responsibility for the National Drugs strategy and Well being.   Speaking earlier to Ocean FM, minister…

It’s expected the government will appoint 17 Ministers for state today following a cabinet meeting.   There’s an extra focus on the appointments following criticism of the geographical spread of the cabinet ministers which left the entire West and North West without any Ministerial representation in the new cabinet.  …

The Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring TD has allocated almost €885,000 to three projects in Sligo, Leitrim and South Donegal today under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund for 2020.   In Sligo the Tubbercurry Regeneration Project 2020 will receive an allocation of € 222,000.   €185,000…

The Government has asked the National Public Health Emergency team to consider increasing the cap of 50 people at religious services. Sligo Leitrim TD Frank Feighan has made the calls calling for more common sense when it comes to religious services.   Speaking in the Dáil Deputy Feighan said “there…