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A Donegal Councillor and Hotelier says the latest restrictions will present a massive challenge to the long term future of several businesses in the North West.   Cllr. Michael Naughton was responding to the Country moving into level 5 restrictions says that it’s now up to everyone to work together…

The Donegal TD and former Minister for Education Joe McHugh has been reacting to today’s recommendations from NPHET to move the entire county into level 5 restrictions. Deputy McHugh has been telling ocean FM’s John Lynch that moving to Level 5 will have another dramatic impact on the North West.…

A local TD is calling on the government to ensure funds for the north west region is spent correctly. Under EU recommendations, the north west has been downgraded from a ‘Developed Region’ to a ‘Region in Transition’ which means the government is eligible to draw down €350m to help develop…

The Irish government says it’s still possible for the UK to do a trade deal with the European Union, despite last night’s events.   Boris Johnson says the Internal Market Bill is an insurance measure that will only be used if there’s no agreement. The debating of the Internal Bill…

The current confusion that is surrounding the recently Government published ‘living with Covid-19 Roadmap’ has the potential to inflict more damage on the North West’s tourism and hospitality sectors.   Those are the fears of the fears of a Sligo Leitrim TD.   The Tánaiste yesterday urged people in Dublin…

A weather warning has been issued for the north and west of the Country.   The yellow alert is valid for Connacht, Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan between now and 9 o’clock tonight.   Met Éireann says there will be further falls of heavy rain today with localised flooding and hazardous…

The government’s paying tribute to the Chief Medical Officer for his leadership in handling the Covid-19 crisis.   Dr. Tony Holohan is stepping aside from his work commitments to be with his family as his wife Emer, who has cancer, has been admitted to palliative care.   Deputy Chief Medical…