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Gardai are urging motorists to proceed with caution on many roads across the counties of Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim this morning.   A status yellow rainfall warning will remain in place until eight o’clock this morning.   Up to 25 millimetres of rain could fall  in parts of the region.…

Some services for blind or visually-impaired people in the north west may be hit today by a strike by staff of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland who are members of the Forsa union. The industrial action is over what the union says is the inaction of the…

Airbnb is inviting community members in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal to apply for its new microgrant funding programme. The funding is to be made available to grassroot, cultural and community-led initiatives in the North West. Áitiúil, which is a pilot scheme designed by Airbnb, is inviting members from local cultural…

Speed camera vans will be operating in several new locations all over the north west from this morning.   The monitoring network is being expanded nationwide, with over 13-hundred stretches of road now marked for enforcement.   Gardaí are increasing the number of areas where drivers’ speed is being monitored…

Motorists are being advised to proceed with extreme caution on the roads in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal this morning after overnight frost and snow in some parts.   Gardaí in Donegal have warned of Ice, slush and snow on many roads in the Bundoran and Ballyshannon areas.   The Main…

19 people from across the North West are waiting on trolleys for hospital beds today at the 2 main regional hospitals. Sligo University Hospital has 10 people without beds today with 6 patients in the emergency department and 4 on others wards. Letterkenny University Hospital has 9 patients without beds…

Ocean FM is now the third most popular local radio station in the country, with a daily audience reach of 50%. The latest JNLR-MRBI listenership survey, published today, reveals that half the population of the franchise area of Sligo-North Leitrim-South Donegal tunes into Ocean FM every day. Ocean’s weekly reach…