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Gardai have brought a standoff in County Donegal to a peaceful resolution.   A media blackout was lifted last night after a man barricaded himself in the room of a house in the Letterkenny area.   Local Garda negotiators attached to the National Unit talked to him when the situation…

A man in his 60s is in a serious condition after a single vehicle crash in Co Donegal.   It happened shortly before 5 o’clock this morning in the centre of Letterkenny, at Saint Oliver Plunkett Road.   Images online show a damaged van, a broken parking meter and other…

A Donegal GP is warning of the dangers that long hospital waiting lists are having on the health of people.   482 people have been waiting over five years for hospital treatment at the North West two main Hospitals.   According to freedom of information figures, 85 people have been…

There were 37 people waiting for a bed at the two main North West hospitals this morning according to the latest trolley watch report from the INMO.   15 were waiting in Sligo University Hospital while 22 were waiting at Letterkenny.   Nationally, there were 418 people waiting at hospitals…

Sligo is cleaning up it’s act  in the battle against latest litter.   That’s according to the latest survey by Irish Business Against Litter.   Sligo is in 21st position among 40 towns and cities.   The survey shows litter levels falling in Sligo town, which is deemed Clean to…

Letterkenny University Hospital is the second most overcrowded in the country today with 54 people waiting for beds. Only University Hospital Limerick, with 79 people waiting, is higher. There are 39 people waiting for beds in Sligo University Hospital, 27 of whom are in the emergency department. Overall throughout the…