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The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly visited the Covid-19 vaccination centres at IT Sligo and the Covid-19 testing centre in Finisklin in County Sligo yesterday.   The Minister also paid a visit to the Carrick-on-Shannon vaccination and testing centres in County Leitrim.   Minister Donnelly thanked staff for their efforts…

It’s being claimed this morning that significant Progress is being made in relation to the commencement of upgrade works on the junctions for Cooethall and Croghan on the N4 between Boyle and Carrick-on-Shannon.   A number of accidents have been reported at theses junctions over the last number of years…

537,000 in funding has been announced for the Counties of Sligo and Leitrim under the Connected Hubs Scheme.     Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced over €8.8 million in funding which will enable existing hubs and broadband connection points to enhance and add capacity…

The vast majority of 450,000 people awaiting a second shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine will now receive their shot of the vaccination ahead of schedule under an accelerated rollout programme.   The target for health officials is to have the second dose of the vaccination administered by July 19th.  …

An agreement has been reached and a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between St. Angela’s College, IT Sligo and the Ursuline Union which will result in the imminent merger of the two Sligo based colleges.   The move has been described as a significant development not only for both…

Alcohol in the Republic will cost 40% more than the North following the introduction of minimum unit pricing.   The new minimum pricing unity was passed by cabinet yesterday and was brought forward by the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly and the Minister for state at the Department of Health,…