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New figures released today are claiming that the Sligo Leitrim region has proportionally more than twice the number of Gardai compared to the greater Dublin area. The report in today’s Irish Independent are suggesting that there are wide variations in the number of Gardai per head of population in the…

Power is out in a number of homes and businesses in County Donegal which has been caused by a number of Strong overnight winds. There are outages in the Rathneeny East area which is affecting 99 customers with the hope that power will be restored by 10am this morning The…

Creative businesses in Donegal are getting an opportunity to highlight their activities and successes this year by entering a brand new category in the Donegal Local Enterprise Awards. There will be a prize of €1,000 for the Creative Coast Award. Application forms are available by logging onto localenterprise.ie/donegal The deadline…

Almost €1m in funding is to benefit numerous community projects in the North West. The investment comes from the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2019. The scheme is part of the Action Plan for Rural Development with the aim being to enhance…

The largest increase in drug crime is outside of Dublin. That’s according to the latest CSO figures. There were 214 drug crime arrests made in Co. Sligo last year, up by almost 85% over the fours years leading upto 2018. In South Donegal, there were 58 arrests and a further…

Retail workers across Donegal are to see a newly agreed pay increase of 2.5%-to 8.5%, which will be backdated from April of this year. Mandate Trade Union recently secured a new pay deal for the members of Kavanagh Group Supervalu Chain which has 8 stores across Mayo and Donegal. The…