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A Donegal TD has cautiously welcomed the recent announcement of over €32m for regional and local roads for Donegal for 2020. Pat the Cope Gallagher says that although the allocation of funds for the repair of these roads are needed, there is a lack of ambition to deal with the…

Voters in Sligo and Donegal that registered between the 7th of May and the 25th of November 2019 will be automatically included on the Supplementary Register of Electors. Concerns were raised recently by Donegal Independent TD, Thomas Pringle, that those people would not be eligible to vote in the general…

A local TD claims the current government has totally failed older people in the North West. General Election candidate and Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny is criticising the government for freezing home help hours since last year which has resulted in what he claims in an “explosion”of people on waiting…

More than 500 motorists in the north west were disqualified from driving last year. The figures have been released by the Department of Transport under the Freedom of Information Act. The disqualification figures for the north west are made up of 311 motorists disqualified in Donegal, 128 in Sligo and…

Nursing homes throughout Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal could be facing ‘unsustainable increases’ in insurance premiums after the withdrawal of a major underwriter from the market. Nursing Homes Ireland says Liberty’s departure from the market presents ‘a crisis’ for the funding of nursing home care. Nursing Homes Ireland CEO Tadhg Daly…

Met Eireann has issued an Orange weather warning for the north west. The wind warning is for counties Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal along with Mayo and Galway as Storm Brendan makes its way towards the country. It comes into effect from 7am on Monday and remains in place until midnight,…