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75 new jobs have been announced for Sligo.   The jobs will be created in Amcor facility situated in the Finisklin Business Park.   Amcor are a global leader in development and production of responsible packaging for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home and personal-care, and other products.   The Tánaiste…

The vaccine Portal for 45-49 year olds will open from this morning.   It’s expected that MRNA vaccines will be initially available for this age cohort.   High risk patients and frontline healthcare workers who have yet to receive an appointment can also register.   People can sign up by…

A large Covid-19 vaccination centre to cover the North West will commence operations at the Knocknarea Arena in Sligo Institute of Technology from tomorrow.     The HSE confirmed last week that they were examining ways to ensure people living in remote areas of rural Ireland are vaccinated.   OceanFM…

A Sligo Leitrim TD says he has received assurances from An Taoiseach Micheal Martin that the planned reopening of churches in December will be a top priority for the Government in its new plan for dealing with COVID-19 during the build up to Christmas.   Minister for State at the…

The cabinet sub-committee on Covid 19 are currently meeting to discuss new restrictions.   A blend of Level 4 and Level 5 restrictions is likely to be announced later.   This will include the closure of non-essential shops, while gyms are also expected to close and restaurants and pubs will…

Almost €380,000 has been allocated to 10 local charity and community organisations the local region under the COVID19 Stability Scheme which is allocated by central Government. The funding is designed to provide financial support to organisations who find themselves in difficulty and have seen their fundraising and income drop during…

Almost 70,000 euro has been allocated in the form of flood mitigation funding for the Glenaniff River in  Rossinver and the Feorish River in Ballyfarnon. The funding has been confirmed by Minister for the Office of Public Works, Patrick O’Donovan TD. €38,384 funding has been approved to Leitrim County Council…