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A new report has raised concern that Garda checkpoints in rural areas are not as prevalent as in urban areas. The report by the AA shows that there has been a welcome increase in Garda checkpoints generally around the country over the past 6 months. Over 40% of people surveyed…

Miniplans for different areas in the north west can be viewed through your local Council. In Sligo, a Sinn Fein Councillor is holding public meetings to inform people more about these plans which set out a vision for local areas and come under the wider county development plan. Councillor Thomas…

The closing date for nominations for Donegal Person of the Year is next Wednesday, November 30th. Any person or group can be nominated and the main criteria is that those nominated should have made a significant contribution to the promotion of the county at local, national and international level. Nomination…

There is a yellow weather alert in place for Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal as temperatures are set to plunge tonight. The north west can expect icy lows of between minus 4 and minus 6 degrees with freezing fog in the area also. Met Eireann have issued the warning from 7pm…

Miniplans for different areas in the north west can be viewed through your local Council. In Sligo, a Sinn Fein Councillor is holding public meetings to inform people more about these plans which set out a vision for local areas and come under the wider county development plan. Councillor Thomas…

Gardai in Donegal have launched a new campaign to protect homes from burglary this winter. ‘If you love it lock up and light up’ is part of the Operation Thor National Crime Prevention Initiative. Gardai are urging the public to keep lights on when not in the house, lock all…

A Donegal Dail deputy has welcomed a commitment from the Minister for Social Protection to start a review of the rights and entitlements of seasonal and part time workers for social welfare benefits. Fianna Fail TD Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallagher says the current regulations and criteria are impacting on the…