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A Donegal TD is calling for a full review of the mental health services being provided in the Republic of Ireland.   Independent TD, Deputy Thomas Pringle made the calls after a state watchdog says many of the country’s mental health units are outdated and not fit for purpose.  …

IFA Environment & Rural Affairs Chairman Paul O’Brien says farmers and farming play an important role in protecting and enhancing biodiversity. He says farmers do not get enough recognition for their role in protecting the quality of nature found in the countryside Ireland has the third largest total hedgerow area…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD is urging cross-party support for a motion coming before the Dail tomorrow morning calling for an emergency response to what he says is the ‘accelerating mental health crisis.’ Sinn Fein Deputy Martin Kenny says voluntary and community groups are now often filling a vacuum left by the…

Calls have been made on Leitrim County Council to explore if any funding is available to deal with stress and mental health issues in the community as a result of pressure and stress that is being caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The calls were made at this week’s Leitrim Council…

A leading farm official in the North West says that the mental health of farmers is being put at risk due to the adverse weather conditions of the past month.   A large area of agricultural land is currently underwater across the region and as a result the amount of…

It’s pancake Tuesday, today, of course, and Sligo Traveller Support Group is holding a pancake fundraiser in support of Northwest STOP. Until about 2:30pm, people will be able to enjoy some delicious pancakes, tea/coffee and a chat at the Sligo Traveller Support Group office, at 1A St Anne’s, Cranmore Road,…