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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has confirmed 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19. They have also been notified of 1,167 new cases of COVID-19.   In the north west 48 new cases were reported in Donegal, 18 in Sligo and 5 in Leitrim.   Covid-19 continues to impact on local…

  The latest figures reported by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre show 390 new cases of Covid-19 for the Republic of Ireland.   22 of the cases were reported in Donegal and 5 in Sligo.  There were 7 new cases in Roscommon.   From the figures that were first reported on…

The Independent radio sector, as well as local newspapers need to be given more support during this crisis. Thats according to a number of rural Independent TDs, including Sligo/Leitrim’s Marian Harkin and Roscommon/East Galway’s Michael Fitzmaurice. The Independent group are calling on Minister Richard Bruton to release more funding for…

Business sentiment across the north west has slipped, according to a new survey by the Irish Hotels Federation. The industry survey was undertaken before the federation’s annual conference and trade fair, which is currently taking place in Galway. While 40% of hotel and guesthouse owners across the country report an…

Local organisations are encouraged to apply for funding under the 2020 Wind Farms Community Funds Scheme. Organisations located near the wind farms at Arigna (Co Roscommon), Drumkeeran (Co Leitrim) and Geevagh (Co Sligo) have until Friday February 28th to apply for funding. The scheme is developed by ESB Wind Development…