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A major extension has been approved for a County Leitrim secondary school.   Education Minister Norma Foley has given the go-ahead for 11 extra rooms, including new classrooms, for Drumshanbo Vocational School, making it one of the biggest campuses in Leitrim.   Chairman of the school board of management, Cllr…

A Number of local outdoor adventure projects have received funding under the outdoor recreation infrastructure scheme.   Almost two million euro will be allocated to the local region.   Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys earlier announced €15.5 million in funding for 84 outdoor adventure projects across the…

A Fine Gael TD says that the 60 million euro fund earmarked to address the Mica and Pyrite crisis will be revisited by the government.   Donegal TD Joe McHugh says an extra 20 million has been allocated to the existing baseline amount to address the crisis which is impacting…

  A Sligo Councillor is calling on the local authority to write to the Department of Transport asking them to ensure funds are made available annually for Sligo Airport.   Independent Councillor, Marie Casserly is submitting a motion at today’s meeting on the matter as she says a verbal commitment…

Over €1.6m has been announced for repairs and improvement works on non-public roads in Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon and Donegal.   Donegal is to receive €697,456, €270,000 for Leitrim and Sligo has been allocated €276,154.   Eligible roads for funding are those that provide access to agricultural land.  Non-public roads leading…

14 swimming pools and leisure centres in the north west are to receive over €110,000. The funding comes from Sport Ireland with the aim of providing some financial stability to the sector. Sligo/Leitrim TD and Minster of State at the Department of Health, Frank Feighan, says it’s more important than…