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House prices have risen by over 10% across the north west in the last year. That’s according to the latest Daft.ie Quarterly Report on national house prices. The average price of a home in Donegal has risen by 11% now costing €170,716. The price has gone up by 12.2% in…

A former Sligo Leitrim TD says lessons from the previous decentralisation plan need to be learned if the latest initiative launched by the government to encourage people to re-locate to rural areas is to be successful.   Former Fianna Fáil TD and current auctioneer, Eamon Scanlon says many people currently…

After two long, exciting and historic days, the north west has got it’s new representatives for the 33rd Dail.   Sinn Fein’s popularity is clear all over the Sligo/Leitrim and Donegal Constituencies. Pearse Doherty and Padraig MacLochlainn were elected on the first count in Donegal, with Deputy Doherty topping the…

Two local general elections candidates in Sligo and Leitrim have hit out after the low number of candidates that attended last nights Early Years Sector meeting. The meeting in Sligo was held to invite all general election candidates to hear the issues that the childcare system is facing. Labour Candidate…

Bus shelters will be installed across Sligo as part of a dedicated National Transport Authority programme for 2020. That’s according to Sligo/Leitrim Fianna Fail TD Eamon Scanlon who has had confirmation from the NTA for the consideration of bus shelters to be rolled out across Sligo in the coming months.…

First time buyers in the north west are being abandoned by the government. That’s according to local Fianna Fail TD, Eamon Scanlon, who says people are paying more in long term rent than they would be for a mortgage. Fianna Fail have put forward legislation that hopes to address a…