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A Sligo Leitrim TD says people in the North West are being ‘driven’ away from public transport.   Further questions are being asked of Bus Eireann after a number of services in Sligo were cancelled yet again.   Local routes affected yesterday included Sligo to Ballina, Rosses Point to Knappagh…

The Sligo Leitrim area has been described as not even at the races when it comes to getting a fair share of IDA jobs.   Speaking in the Dail during the motion on confidence last night, Independent TD Marian Harkin also claimed that virtually nobody in Co. Leitrim is being…

The decision to cease the Cath Lab facility at Sligo University Hospital has been condemned as appalling by Independent Deputy, Marian Harkin. The Saolta Hospital Group confirmed yesterday that the twice weekly mobile service in Sligo will finish at the end of this month and that service users will have…

A Sligo Leitrim TD has branded the Carers Allowance as a ‘mean test’. It’s estimated that only 25% of carers nationwide get the allowance and it’s thought that the way in which its means tested isn’t practical. The issue was raised in the Dail this week by Deputy Marian Harkin…

It’s been confirmed farmers impacted by the Shass Mountain landslide in Co. Leitrim will get their 2022 payments under a force majeure clause. Approximately 170,000 tonnes of peat was deposited on lands as a result of the landslide in 2020. Sligo/Leitrim TD, Marian Harkin raised the issue in the Dail…