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Car sales in the North West region have dropped compared to 2016.   The Society of the Irish Motor Industry in association with DoneDeal have issued their first quarter report on car sales for 2017. New car sales nationally are down 8% compared with this time last year.   LGV’s…

Pieta House is to open its first North West centre by the end of next month. The organisation which already has centres in Galway, Dublin, Limerick, Cork, Tipperary and Kerry has identified the North West, the Midlands and the South East as areas most in need of the service. In…

New road lights will light up a number of by-passes in the North West in the coming months. The details of the agreement emerged at a meeting of Donegal County Council this week. The government scheme under the remit of Transport Infrastructure Ireland means Mayo County Council has been tasked…

HIQA has found four HSE-run centres for people with disabilities in the north west in breach of standards. It follows the publication of 20 new reports by the Health and Information and Quality Authority today. Glenbow in county Sligo was one of four centres for people with an intellectual disability…

There are 30 people on hospital trolleys in the north west today. Twenty-nine of them are in Letterkenny University Hospital. 13 of those are in wards with 16 in the emergency department. There is one person on a trolley in Sligo University Hospital’s emergency department. In Galway University Hospital, there…

In farm news this evening, Sheep farmers in the north west can attend a special sheep forum taking place in Mayo on Monday. The Irish Farmers Association Hill Farmers Forum is taking place in Newport on Monday 20th June. Kevin Comiskey, the Leitrim representative on the national sheep committee says…