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Almost 18 million in funding has been secured for community and rural development in South Leitrim and North Roscommon. The funds were secured through the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund, and has been described as a game changer for the region. Speaking to Ocean FM News today, Minister of State…

A woman in her 70s has died in a house fire in Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon.   Gardai, paramedics and the local fire service attended the scene, and found her remains inside the property.   Her body has been removed to Roscommon Mortuary, the coroner has been notified and a post…

A 12-hour snow warning has been issued for the counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal   Met Eireann is warning the North Wes to expect “blizzard-like conditions”.   A Status Orange snow warning has been issued for Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo, Mayo and Roscommon.   Met Eireann is warning of “heavy…

50 new jobs for the region have been announced by Home Instead. They will be based in Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon. The recruitment drive is part of the company goal to recruit 1,000 additional caregivers nationally. General Manager of Home Instead in Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon, Jodie Molloy says there…

Concerns have been expressed in farming circles in relation to the closure of Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank branches in the North West. To discuss the situation, the Connaught branch of the IFA are holding an online meeting this evening. The meeting will be chaired by Pat Murphy, Connaught…

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…