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New figures show 2016 was the 17th warmest year since 1900. According to Met Éireann, the sunniest day last year was on June 2nd at Malin Head in County Donegal. The highest temperature of 2016 was reported at Mount Dillon in Roscommon on July 19th at 30.4 degrees Celsius. The…

The airports in the North West are a key part of a new promotional campaign for the Wild Atlantic Way. Failte Ireland says it’s been working closely with Ireland West Airport Knock as well as Donegal and Derry airports as part of a new 2017 promotion in Britain. It was…

More than one million euro has been announced for projects in Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim. The money is coming under the so-called REDZ scheme, which stands for Rural Economic Development Zones. €48,000 is to go to The Gables in Ballyshannon, for improvement of tourism facilities. Tubbercurry Enterprise Centre is to…

It’s emerged that an oil bleed caused a serious incident on a Flybe flight from Knock airport in July of last year (2015). Air accident investigators have established the plane was climbing when the crew were alerted by a strange odour after a smoke alarm went off in one of…