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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…

In the wake of recent robberies in north Leitrim a county councillor wants all community text alert services to be able to work together. Fine Gael councillor Sean McDermott believes if alerts were shared between communities and across county borders between Leitrim, Donegal and Cavan it could help prevent crime.…

Leitrim is officially one of the worst counties when it comes to broadband speed. That’s according to the website switcher which has compiled a year’s worth of speed test data for home broadband; almost 27,000 tests. Dublin has the highest speeds. Sligo and Donegal have much faster speeds than Leitrim…