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A local Senator has welcomed the allocation of funding for Agricultural shows in the north west. Minister Michael Ring recently announced funding of €600,000 for Agri shows with each show to receive at least €5,000. Many agricultural shows are in rural areas and face financial challenges in trying to deliver…

€800,000 has been secured for the Pettigo to Laghey R232 road in south Donegal. This is in addition to €1.3m previously obtained for work on the route. Donegal Fianna Fail Councillor Micheal Naughton says improvements to the road will improve access to the south west of the county.

Almost €2m has been allocated for group water schemes for 2019 in counties Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. More than €664,000 is going to Donegal, Leitrim is getting almost €693,000 while Sligo will receive €552,000. Between now and 2021 under a multi-annual programme, more than €2.7m will go to schemes in…

Safety and refurbishment works are needed at Carricknagat Bridge in Co. Sligo as it is an ‘extremely dangerous stretch’. That’s the view of Sligo Fine Gael Councillor Thomas Walsh after raising the issue on Monday at the monthly meeting of Sligo County Council. €20,000 has already been allocated for the…

Community groups in Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon are being encouraged to submit applications for the 2019 Wind Farm Community funds before the closing date for applications on March 15th This year’s total windmill funding stands at 52, 000 euro and community groups can apply for funding under a number of…

Funding has been announced to help small businesses in Sligo to develop their online capabilities. The Trading Online Voucher Scheme will support small/micro businesses in developing their ecommerce capabilities through the provision of training, advice and grant assistance of up to €2,500. In 2018, the Department of Communications, Climate Action…