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Four Sligo Schools are set to benefit to the sum of 495,000 euro under the 2021 Summer Works Scheme to fix problems like roofs, alarms and windows.   31 million euro is being set aside for improvements to schools nationwide.   Upgrades of toilets will also be available through the…

Primary and post-primary schools throughout Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal will share in an allocation of more than €3m before Christmas for the support of information and communications technology. Sligo primary schools will receive €426,783 with post primary schools in the county getting almost €327,000. More than €209,000 will go to…

Primary and secondary school students in the counties of Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim could be set for an extended Christmas break.   It’s being speculated this morning that the Education Minister’s being urged to consider extending school holidays this Christmas.   The Labour Party says it’s needed due to the…

A hand sanitiser widely used in schools has been recalled after it’s been proven to cause skin issues, headaches and respiratory issues. Tests were carried out by the Department of Agriculture which shows Viropro Hand Sanitiser doesn’t comply with regulations around the products products. In a statement, it says prolonged…

Gardai are urging motorists to slow down when driving near schools. They also say that roads are becoming busier with school buses, school-bound vehicles and pedestrians. Gardai are also advising people going to schools to leave a little extra time for the journey as delays may be expected, particularly where…

“3,000 people have lost their lives through drowning over the past decade.” That’s according to former green party local election candidate, Leslie O’Hora who is calling for free and mandatory swimming lessons across the North West. Research by Ireland’s Childhood Mortality Register suggests that drowning occurs more commonly with young…