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Almost 18 million in funding has been secured for community and rural development in South Leitrim and North Roscommon. The funds were secured through the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund, and has been described as a game changer for the region. Speaking to Ocean FM News today, Minister of State…

A Sligo Leitrim TD and Minister responsible for drugs strategy says Gardai should have to power to caution those with severe drug addictions, rather than prosecute them.   Frank Feighan says existing laws relating to cannabis which have been in place since 2020, should be extended to other drugs like…

The popular Croí Cónaithe scheme which helps with the refurbishment of vacant properties in towns isto be extended to all cities and rural areas. Under the scheme, grants of up to €50,000 are available to bring a property back into use as a principal private residence and the extension was…

Over half a million euro worth of funding has been announced for Clar Projects in the northwest.   Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, has announced over €2.75 million in funding to support 74 community projects nationwide.   In the Northwest, Leitrim has received the largest allocation of…

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…