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Business leaders from the northwest have met Minister for Transport Shane Ross to demand investment in the region’s road network, which they say is “severely over-capacity” and hampering jobs, investment and tourism. Over 50 people representing chambers of commerce along the N4 and N5 from Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Mayo, Roscommon,…

Funeral arrangements have been announced for the 37-year old man who was tragically killed in a landslide at a windfarm on the border of Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon on Monday evening last. Thirty-seven year old Paddy McCaffrey was originally from Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan but was living in Carrowkeel, Rossinver, Co…

Work is expected to begin on the upgrade of the N4 in Sligo in 2019 despite calls for it to begin a year earlier. Transport Infrastructure Ireland have confirmed that work on the N4 between Castlebaldwin and Collooney is expected to start in 2019. In response to a parliamentary question…

More serious industrial action could be on the way from teachers according to the ASTI’s north west representative. Rolling strikes and non-co-operation with school inspections are some of the measures being considered by the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland if members reject a fresh proposed settlement. The union is to…

Consumers in Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim are being urged to shop local ahead of Christmas this year. ‘Small Business Saturday’ takes place this weekend in a drive to support small businesses in the community. It’s being set up by the Small Firms Association with the hope of injecting up to…

People in Kinlough will get a new bus service in the New Year. Tenders are now being sought for the service which will link Kinlough with Bundoran in Donegal. Fianna Fail Councillor in the area Justin Warnock has been pushing the National Transport Authority to try and get the service…