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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…

Families from across the north west are benefiting from a new childcare scheme which is providing subsidies. After just three weeks from when applications were lodged to the National Childcare Scheme a total of 562 awards have been issued to families in Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon and Donegal. Local general election…