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The HSE North West is urging people to “act sensibly” after a number of social gatherings have contributed to a rise in Covid cases in the counties of Sligo and Donegal.   Funerals, wakes, house parties, and other indoor gatherings have led to outbreaks in the past two weeks.  …

House prices have risen by over 10% across the north west in the last year.   That’s according to the latest Daft.ie report on national house prices.     The average price of a home in Donegal has risen by 14.8% now costing €166,592.   The price has gone up…

The Dáil last night passed the Climate Action Bill following a four hour debate.   In the end, TD’s voted the landmark legislation through by a large majority of 129 votes to 10.   All parties supported the bill, with opposition coming from a number of independents.   IFA framing…

The Taoiseach, Micheál Martin has told the Dail that the bill from houses impacted by Mica in the North West will exceed one billion euro.   In the Dáil yesterday evening a Sinn Féin motion calling for 100% redress for homeowners affected by mica was adopted by the Dáil.  …

The prospect of a more significant summer in the north west is moving a step closer with the easing of a of number of covid-19 restrictions expected later this evening. Early indications are suggesting that International travel for holidays is set to return on July 19th.  The plans for further…

The CEO of the Sligo Chamber of Commerce says that an ambitious new strategy and further support is required for town centres in the north west to help them recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.   Chambers Ireland say that a ‘Town Centre First Strategy’ promised by Government,  will be integral…

It’s feared that the hospitality sector in the North West and Border Region could lose business to Northern Ireland unless indoor dining is introduced sooner in the Republic of Ireland.   A group representing restaurants is calling for an acceleration to the reopening of indoor dining here.   The call…