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A Sligo Councillor and Businessman  is calling on the government to reduce the period of time required for Covid isolation.   Cllr. Donal Gilroy says man small businesses have had to curtail their opening hours and services as a result of staff shortages.   The Fianna Fáil Councillor says staff…

It’s hoped a new bridge will be built in the coming years to replace Lennox Bridge on the R280 on the Donegal/Leitrim border.   A recent road traffic collision damaged part of the wall sending it into the river which has repair works to be carried out this week.  …

The Fianna Fáil parliamentary party will meet in Cavan today to review last year’s general election result and to plan for the upcoming Dáil term. Critics of leader Micheál Martin are expected to voice their feelings at the gathering in Ballyconnell. Among the most vocal has been Sligo/Leitrim Fianna Fail…

A Sligo Leitrim TD has told a parliamentary party that he has no confidence in the Taoiseach and even less in the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly.   Deputy Marc MacSharry made the remarks after it emerged that the National Public’s Health Emergency Teams’s modelling of the direction Covid could…

Leitrim Fianna Fáil Councillors Paddy O’ Rourke from the Ballinamore Municipal District will be elected as the new Cathaoirleach of Leitrim County Council today.   The Council AGM will take place at 12.30.   It’s expected that fellow Fianna Fáil Councillor, Paddy Farrell who is based close to Leitrim village…

There are contrasting views today among public elected representatives in the northwest when it comes to the fallout from revelations that political parties have engaged in using fake poling representatives to obtain voters’ views.   The controversy over fake poling representatives continues to rumble on into its second day, yesterday…