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The community of Drumshanbo is in a state of shock today after a local woman, 74 year old Betty McManus, was killed last night in a collision with a car at Acres Lake just outside the town.   Betty was crossing the road from the swimming pool side when she…

Tubbercurry in county Sligo was a runner-up at the Pride of Place awards in Belfast over the weekend. The all-Ireland competition was set up in 2003 to recognise the vital contributions voluntary groups and individuals make to their local community and the award ceremony took place in Belfast on Saturday.…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is claiming that forestry is replacing people in rural Ireland. Sinn Fein Deputy Martin Kenny says that where land is planted with trees, it is taken up for 60 years, with detrimental affects for surrounding areas. He was speaking after a meeting in Drumshanbo last night where…