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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…

Nursing homes throughout Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal could be facing ‘unsustainable increases’ in insurance premiums after the withdrawal of a major underwriter from the market. Nursing Homes Ireland says Liberty’s departure from the market presents ‘a crisis’ for the funding of nursing home care. Nursing Homes Ireland CEO Tadhg Daly…

Planning permission has been granted for the construction of a major new housing development in Donegal Town. The development will consist of 31 houses and 26 apartments and will be situated on the old Laghy Road and Farmleigh Road. The development will be made up of a mix of 5…

Met Eireann is warning of gusts of up to 100 kilometres an hour on the west coast today. A yellow wind warning is in place for Donegal, Galway and Mayo until six o’clock this evening. It’s in the aftermath of Storm Brendan, which hit Ireland on Monday.

RehabCare says it is confident it will be able to take over the Seaview Respite House service in Mountcharles, Co Donegal, from today. It follows disappointment yesterday after the service did not open as expected. There have been, what some people have described as ‘false dawns’ when it comes to…

There are over 3 thousand 3 hundred homes without power in the region as Storm Brendan rumbles on. Over 75 houses are without power in the Bundoran area of south Donegal, 151 in Killybegs as well as 165 in Glenties. More than 1300 are without power in the Drumshanbo/Arigna area,…

Met Eireann has issued an Orange weather warning for the north west. The wind warning is for counties Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal along with Mayo and Galway as Storm Brendan makes its way towards the country. It comes into effect from 7am on Monday and remains in place until midnight,…