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There has been a noticeable increase in the 14 day incidence rate of Covid-19 per 100,000 population across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. It has more than doubled in Donegal while there has been a five fold increase in Leitrim. According to the statistics from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, the…

537,000 in funding has been announced for the Counties of Sligo and Leitrim under the Connected Hubs Scheme.     Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced over €8.8 million in funding which will enable existing hubs and broadband connection points to enhance and add capacity…

The Covid-19 testing centre in Carrick on Shannon is extending it’s service due to an increase in those seeking a test in Co. Leitrim. The centre located at the North West Business and Tech park will be open from Monday to Friday. A walk in clinic is being offered from…

A Leitrim Councillor is calling for a Biodiversity Officer to be appointed in Leitrim.   Councillor Justin Warnock says that with the Government acknowledging that Ireland is in a biodiversity crisis and with the National Biodiversity Action Plan due to expire this year and a new plan to be published.…

Vaccination efforts ramp up today with 23 pharmacies across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal providing jabs to people aged 18 to 34. They will receive the single shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine while from next week, vaccination centres will also be offering the AstraZeneca jab to those in the age group.…

There were 517 cases of Covid-19 recorded in the 14-day incidence rates in the Counties of Donegal, Sligo, and Leitrim.   398 Cases were reported in Donegal which represents a figure of 250 per 100,000 head of population, the highest figure in the entire country.   Sligo is also in…

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council is calling for a government scheme to be introduced when it comes to the upgrading of domestic septic tank systems   Nationally 54 % of domestic septic tanks failed inspections last year.   The Environmental Protection Agency says 23% were a risk to human…