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The Fine Gael party have informed former Sligo-Leitrim TD, John Perry, that he will not be added as a candidate to contest the next General Election. Ocean FM News understands that the former Junior Minister has been sent a letter from Fine Gael party headquarters indicating that no candidate will…

A Sligo Councillor has stepped down from the Joint Policing Committee in the county. Independent Councillor Michael Clarke submitted his resignation at a meeting of the Council yesterday after submitting a motion saying he has concerns it’s a waste of resources. He received Council support for his motion to get…

Replacing Fintra bridge will cost in the region of €1.5m. But Councillors in Donegal are hoping that the Minister for Transport will be open to investing in this important link for people in the Kilcar, Carrick and Glencolmcille areas and for tourists to access Sliabh Liag. Independent Councillor Niamh Kennedy…

A Donegal TD says the implementation of a complete group water scheme subsidy would ensure those residents would not be paying twice for their water. A cross party Dail committee was told by representatives from the departments of Finance and Housing that 25 million euro would cover 100% of the…

A west of Ireland TD is hitting out at the HSE today for comments accusing families of leaving loved ones in hospital to protect their inheritance. Today’s Irish Times claims that families are leaving their elderly relatives in hospital beds rather than sending them to a nursing home – to…

There are concerns over the future of the Solas respite centre in Sligo town. Independent councillor Marie Casserly says parents have expressed concern and it follows cuts to the respite service there and under-staffing over the years. Councillor Casserly is to raise the issue at a meeting of the Sligo…