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Minister of State and Sligo/Leitrim TD Frank Feighan says the provision of a quarter million euro this week to prepare for construction of a proposed new bridge across the Garavogue River is another move toward resolving traffic congestion in and around Sligo town.   Minister Feighan says the new bridge,…

A funding allocation of €1m has been approved  for the construction of a new Fire Station for Manorhamilton has been approved. The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien has  included the North Leitrim fire station as part of an overall package of €61 million Fire Service Capital…

  Funding has been announced for the development of cycle and walkways across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. Local authorities can apply for a share of the €50m national allocation for the likes of developing new routes, widening and repairing of existing ones and providing bicycle parking among others. Drumshanbo Councillor,…

More than €96,000 has been allocated to six projects in County Donegal under the Community and Voluntary Covid-19 Stability Scheme. €11,639 is going to the Drimarone Development Company; €19,315 to Falcarragh Development Association; €3,836 to Finn Valley FM; €23,012 to to Donegal Family Resource Centre; €36,436 to the Bluestack Special…

It’s been claimed that 30,000 people who are living in Northern Ireland and working in the Republic are being refused Covid-19 unemployment funding by the Irish government.   The claims have been made by Donegal MD Councillor Michael McMahon who claims that many of these people are facing dire straits…

Fianna Fail say they are committed to increasing GP numbers in rural areas if elected. Sligo/Leitrim candidate, Eamon Scanlon, says there is also assurances of increasing the rural GP allowance to €30,000 Deputy Scanlon says attracting GP’s to rural areas is proving difficult. https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019/Scanlon%20GPs.mp3

Almost €1m in funding is to benefit numerous community projects in the North West. The investment comes from the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2019. The scheme is part of the Action Plan for Rural Development with the aim being to enhance…