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The president of IT Sligo, Brendan McCormack has warned of a changed landscape and novel challenges for third level student in the new academic year.   Fears had been expressed this week that many students will find it difficult to return to third level education due to the financial consequences…

Sligo County Council are to be the first local authority in the country to resume full council meetings, since the introduction of Covid-19 restrictions. Members of the Council agreed this morning to resume council meetings on 11th May next. That meeting will be held at the Knocknarea Arena at IT…

The president of IT Sligo has said their primary concern is for the health and wellbeing of the students, staff and their families, above education. Dr. Brendan McCormack has said they are closely monitoring the well being of their 300 international students studying in Sligo on a social isolation level…

With school trips abroad becoming a focus of concern amid efforts to combat the coronavirus, the President of IT Sligo says the major concern for now is for students and staff who are abroad at present or who are planning to go abroad in the near future.   But Dr…

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…