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We can expect a period of unsettled weather in the north west.   There’s a warning of electricity blackouts due to a nationwide weather warning that has just gone live.   A status yellow wind alert will continue until 7 o’clock tomorrow morning.   It affects all 26 counties, and…

There’s a warning of electricity blackouts due to a nationwide weather warning later today.   A status yellow wind alert will begin at 12 noon and continue until 7 o’clock tomorrow morning.   It affects all 26 counties, and winds of up to 110 kilometres an hour are expected.  …

There’s good news for Sligo on the jobs front this morning.   Software firm SL Controls is to create 50 jobs over the next 18 months.     The Sligo based engineering company will base 15 of the new jobs at their headquarters in Sligo. All of the new jobs…

There has been a reduction in the number of people purchasing new vehicles in the Counties of Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim this January compared to January 2020.   The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), today released the official 211 new vehicle registration figures for January.     New…

More wintry weather may be about to hit the north west.   It’s being reported this morning that temperatures are set to plummet in the coming days, with road users being advised to take care.   Met Eireann says conditions will be increasingly wintry through the week.   There is…

There’s been a huge increase in the number of people in the north west receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment in the past week — but it still remains far below what it was in the midst of the pandemic last year.   Almost 24,000 people in the region are due…

There’s been a big increase in the 14-day incidence rate across the north west region. The latest daily figures from the National Public Health Emergency Team shows 154 new cases were recorded in Co. Donegal, 24 in Sligo and 11 in Leitrim. During the past 14 days, the Sligo/Strandhill area…