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Sligo County Council says there has been an oil spill on the N4 between Sligo and the village of Castlebaldwin. There’s also been an oil spill on the A4 between Belcoo and Enniskillen. Motorists asked to drive with caution. Meanwhile, in Donegal, the Ballyshannon/Belleek road is open following a traffic…

An additional €1.2m has been announced this morning for improvements to local private roads in Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. The biggest portion of that, €677,000 is going to Donegal, with €256,000 for Sligo and €250,000 for Leitrim. The roads and laneways that will benefit usually lead to people’s homes, businesses…

The funerals of four friends who were killed in a crash in Donegal will take place today. The young men, who were all in their 20’s, lost their lives in a single vehicle collision near Gortahork on Sunday night. The four were childhood friends and well known in the Gaeltacht…

  As the north west deals with the aftermath of its first extensive snowfall of the winter, weather forecasters say the remainder of this afternoon, evening and tonight is expected to be mainly dry. However, the cold snap is expected to last until the end of the week. Speaking to…

Top officials of Sligo County Council have warned that any moves by councillors to take over certain private roads in rural areas would create a dangerous precedent. They also say it would have serious consequences for the council’s finances. The issue of taking over private roads in rural areas arose…

Thousands of rural jobs are forecasted in the forestry and timber industry as the supply from Irish forests is set to double over the next 16 years. That’s the view of Forest Industries Ireland, a new trade association for the sector. The FII estimates that by 2035 there will be…

A representative from a local cycling Club says the proposed legislation regarding motorists overtaking cyclists will not do enough to protect cyclists on our roads.   The Minister for Transport says plans for a minimum passing distance for cars overtaking cyclists were unenforceable.   Proposed legislation that would mean drivers…