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Teachers throughout the north west who are members of the TUI union are on strike today in a row over pay. Affected schools throughout the region are closed. Speaking to Ocean FM’s John Lynch, local TUI spokesman Brendan Greene, a teacher in St Clare’s Comprehensive School in Manorhamilton, outlines the…

The Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin is in Leitrim this evening after having canvassed in Sligo earlier today ahead of the general election on Feb. 8th. After an interview on Ocean FM’s North West Today Show this morning, it was out on the canvass trail, starting from the offices of…

A major announcement of €750,000 of capital grant funding for IT Sligo has been confirmed by the government.   The funding which is being provide by the Higher Education Authority and has been announced by the Minister for Education and Skills, Donegal TD, Joe McHugh and the Minister of State…

A 90 million euro funding announcement for Technological Universities will have a massive impact on IT Sligo, GMIT and Letterkenny IT’s alliance in becoming a Technological University.   That’s according to the President of the Connacht Ulster Alliance of IT’s , Dr Brendan McCormack.   The president of IT Sligo,…

The Sligo Science Festival which will take place in November has secured 30,000 euro in funding from the Government. The event, which is organised by Sligo Institute of Technology, has been allocated the funding by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys. Nationally an investment of 476,000 euro…

We have travelled the coasts of the north west in the company of a team of experts and explore some hidden and not so hidden treasures that are features of our beach across the region. This week The Grains of Life visits Lissadell Beach.

We have travelled the coasts of the north west in the company of a team of experts and explore some hidden and not so hidden treasures that are features of our beach across the region. This week The Grains of Life visits Enniscrone Beach.