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Council crews have this morning started the process of removing trees and falling debris from many roads across the region.   Ocean FM news understand that fire crews were out until the small hours dealing with  clearing many fallen trees across parts of  the region.   Council crews throughout, Sligo…

The Clean-up operation across the North West Region is starting this lunchtime following the overnight damage caused by the overnight storm.   A man in his 40’s lost his life on the N17 Sligo to Galway road.   It’s understood his car skidded in flooding and hit a concreate wall…

Sligo Town and Leitrim are both included in a list of areas with no homes to rent under the Home Assistance Payment scheme. A report carried out by the Simon Communites of Ireland showed that nine out of 16 areas surveyed had no properties to rent through HAP within the…

The cold-snap is continuing right across the country today. There’s a national low temperature alert in place until midday today, with a status yellow warning for snow for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo. Northern Ireland also has a snow-and ice warning this morning, for Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Tyrone and…

A total of 520 jobs were created across the North West in 2023. The jobs were created with the support of Local Enterprise Offices. Donegal saw the highest amount of jobs created, with 321. 117 were created in Sligo, with the remaining 82 in Leitrim. This was part of a…

A nationwide status yellow low temperature-ice warning is in place until eleven o’clock this morning. Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo meanwhile are under a status yellow snow-ice warning until eleven o’clock tomorrow morning. Met Eireann says it’s going to be very cold, with severe frost, icy stretches, animal welfare issues…

Parts of the North West  region can expect falls of snow over the next twenty four hours   A status yellow low temperature-ice warning expires at eleven o’clock this morning, but the chilly spell isn’t going anywhere.   Met Eireann’s cold weather advisory is to remain in place until Friday,…