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Farms in recent times have become increasingly linked to tourism activities leading to the establishment of a number of on farm rural tourism enterprises. Indeed the concept of ‘Social Farming’ has also grown roots in Ireland. Social Farming became established in Ireland as part of an EU INTERREG IVA Funded…

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…

Recorded Monday 27th January. It’s been the most dramatic lead-in ever to a General Election in Sligo-Leitrim. 2 Fine Gael candidate withdrawing, a former Minister standing against his own party, Sinn Fein dropping one of their two candidates, Marian Harkin returning to domestic politics after 18 years. But when all…

Teachers throughout the north west who are members of the TUI union are on strike today in a row over pay. Affected schools throughout the region are closed. Speaking to Ocean FM’s John Lynch, local TUI spokesman Brendan Greene, a teacher in St Clare’s Comprehensive School in Manorhamilton, outlines the…