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Drivers are being urged to exercise caution tonight as temperatures are set to plummet. Met Éireann’s issued a status yellow warning with temperatures of minus three expected in some areas. The warning’s in effect for Munster, Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal. It’s expected to cause difficulty on several routes tonight.

A Leitrim Councillor is calling for a longterm solution to problems as a result of an inadequate public sewerage system in Rossinver. Fine Gael Councillor Sean McDermott raised the issue at a meeting in Manorhamilton this week. He got support for his calls to upgrade the system which has been…

The countdown is on to Sligo’s Big Breakfast Briefing. This Thursday morning businesses will get a chance to speak one on one with local statutory bodies at the event in the Glasshouse hotel. Local Enterprise Offices, Sligo Tourism and Revenue will be some of the organisations which will be in…

Following the recent mild weather it looks like winter is arriving with a bang in the coming days. Temperatures are set to plunge in the north west tonight with the first blast of snow forecast for the west and northwest of the country. Freezing gales and blasts of wintry downfalls…

Significant work is being done to roll out high speed broadband in the north west after the region was shown to have some of the slowest speeds in Ireland. A switcher.ie survey today shows Leitrim, Donegal and Sligo to be amongst the worst counties in Ireland for broadband speeds. Leitrim…

A new report shows that Alcohol is the biggest reason for people in the north west receiving addiction treatment and counselling. The report delivered to members of the Leitrim Joint Policing Committee yesterday says 1082 people were referred for addiction treatment in 2014.   The report from the Northwest Regional…