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A Sligo Leitrim TD says the decision to permanently downgrade the National Driving Licence Service offices and replace personnel with information kiosks in Sligo’s Failte Ireland offices  is a further eradication of services to the general public.   Junior Transport Minister Hildegarde Naughten recently confirmed in the Dáil that the…

€3.84m has been allocated to the Counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal under the Schools Summer Works Programme for 2022.   1.08 Million euro will be allocated to schools in Sligo, 1.5 million in Donegal, and 0.54 million to schools in Leitrim.   Ten Primary and two Post Primary schools…

A Sligo Leitrim TD is calling on The National Public Health Emergency Team and the Government to be specific about who is currently most at risk from Covid 19.   It comes after the Tanaiste suggested yesterday that we would see a phased lifting of restrictions between February and the…

A local TD is calling for an investigation into an alleged death threat aimed at a member of the Defence Forces by a superior. Sligo/Leitrim Fianna Fail Deputy, Marc MacSharry raised the matter in the Dail with Taoiseach, Micheal Martin. He called on the Taoiseach to immediately contact the Chief…

There’s good news on the jobs front this morning.   VistaMed in Carrick-on-Shannon is set to Create 100 New Jobs.   The company already employs 525 people in their outlets in Carrick-on-Shannon and Roosky.   The company has confirmed that 100 New Jobs will be based in their Carrick-on-Shannon facility.…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD says keeping school transport at 50% capacity while other public transport has reverted to 100% capacity is ‘ridiculous in the extreme.’   Fianna Fail Deputy Marc MacSharry has written to Taoiseach Micheal Martin and Education Minister Norma Foley asking them to direct that 100% capacity be restored…