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Warnings have been issued that a major renting crisis will escalate in the North West unless rent pressure zones are introduced across the Counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. Rent prices in the local region have witnessed the strongest rate of inflation on record since 2006. The figures are included…

A Sligo based house auctioneer believes house prices are going to continue to rise in 2022. The Real Estate Alliance published their end of year report and are predicting an increase of at least 5% across the north west region. A three-bed semi-detached home in Co. Sligo rose by 14%…

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.…