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Only 6 newly promoted Garda Sergeants are to be allocated to the north west. 5 are being placed in the Sligo/Leitrim Garda Division and only 1 in the Donegal Garda Division Garda Commissioner Drew Harris promoted 113 Garda members at the end of January and they’ve now taken up their…

After two long, exciting and historic days, the north west has got it’s new representatives for the 33rd Dail.   Sinn Fein’s popularity is clear all over the Sligo/Leitrim and Donegal Constituencies. Pearse Doherty and Padraig MacLochlainn were elected on the first count in Donegal, with Deputy Doherty topping the…

https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202019-20/Kenny%20Elected%20Applause.mp3 That was the reaction of supporters when Sinn Fein’s Martin Kenny became the first TD elected in the Sligo/Leitrim constituency last night, topping the poll. Deputy Kenny succeeded on the first count with 15,035 first preference votes; the quota is 12,137 Speaking to OceanFM at the constituency count centre…

A Sligo/Leitrim general election candidate is calling for the x-ray facilities to restored at Our Lady’s Hospital in Manorhamiliton. Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny is calling on the HSE to stop putting the X-Ray facilities on hold and setting planned reopening dates without the service materialising. Deputy Kenny believes the…

Recent cuts to local transport services in Leitrim are having an adverse effect on elderly people and those with disabilities. That’s according to Sligo Leitrim General election candidate Martin Kenny. Deputy Kenny has added that the cuts amounted to an attack on the most vulnerable members of society. The Sinn…

A local TD claims the current government has totally failed older people in the North West. General Election candidate and Sinn Fein TD Martin Kenny is criticising the government for freezing home help hours since last year which has resulted in what he claims in an “explosion”of people on waiting…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD says there’s a sense of relief that gardai seem to be finally making progress in the investigation into the abduction and torture of Quinn Industrial Holdings director Kevin Lunney. Four men remain in Garda custody this morning in connection with the attack in September in which Mr…