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Business leaders from the northwest have met Minister for Transport Shane Ross to demand investment in the region’s road network, which they say is “severely over-capacity” and hampering jobs, investment and tourism. Over 50 people representing chambers of commerce along the N4 and N5 from Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Mayo, Roscommon,…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD says women who are suffering abuse or who are in intolerable situations need to know there is help available for them. Sinn Fein’s Deputy Martin Kenny was speaking after he attended a conference on domestic abuse in Dublin organised by Women’s Aid. It was part of a…

All local politicians are working together to ensure the post office service in Ballygawley is kept open. An Post are currently reviewing the facility following the recent death of the postmaster and are accepting public proposals until December 2nd. Today all members of Sligo county council signed a petition to…

Rural Ireland needs to be made more appealing for people to live in once again. That’s the view of Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny. With up to 300 post offices nationwide threatened with closure the Sligo/Leitrim TD says it highlights the slow death of Rural Ireland. One of those post…

A Leitrim TD is calling on Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to rethink his decision to provide little or no funding in the national reserve. Sinn Fein spokesperson for Agriculture Martin Kenny thinks that the lack of funding will leave young farmers struggling. Kenny spoke to Ocean FM news to…