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Businesses in the north west and border region are ignoring warnings to implement ‘Brexit ready measures ahead of a possible exit from Europe by the UK.   It’s emerged that 58,000 businesses still do not have an Economic Operators Registration Number with only 3 weeks to go until a potential…

A local TD is calling on the Government to not shy away from those that need to avail of overnight respite services.   New figures obtained by Sligo Leitrim, Fianna Fáil TD Eamon Scanlon shows a 33% decrease in respite overnight services in Donegal and a 16% decrease in Sligo…

Fresh calls have been placed on the Government to address staffing issues facing St.Cecilia’s School.   The special education school based in Sligo town has 56 students waiting on a speech/language and behavioural therapy specialist.     It’s been claimed that without funding from the Government, interviews which already taken…

Commenting in the Dáil during yesterday’s debate on the beef crisis, the Sligo Leitrim TD Eamon Scanlon explained how Irish farmers have been suffering too long in relation to price compared to other European countries.   The motion which was submitted prior to last weekend’s talks between MMI and the…

Farmers that need to depose of fallen animals will be able to obtain of a temporary measure which will allow them to bury the animals on their own land. The temporary measure has been introduce by the department of agriculture as a short term solution to the closure of over…

A Sligo Leitrim TD has blasted the Government over the decision to cut the Rehabilitative Training Allowance to new entrants. The allowance for young students with a disability is worth €31.80 a week per student. Fianna Fáil TD Eamon Scanlon  has described the decision to cut the payment as the…