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A Sligo Leitrim TD claims that the fear of another general election could well force the main political parties to reach common ground and form a new government.   Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin will meet today to discuss options for forming the next government.   Sligo Leitrim Independent TD…

The pupils and staff at Ransboro School in County Sligo will be holding a mock general election today. Ahead of country’s Saturday general election, a Sligo school will be holding their very own general election to give students a chance to understand what it means and what it is like…

“Tubbercurry has been left in a total state of neglect and given continuous lip service from successive governments.” That’s according to North West general election candidate, Independent John Perry who has stated that the town of Tubbercurry is being left behind. The independent candidate is calling for the government and…

Recorded Monday 27th January. It’s been the most dramatic lead-in ever to a General Election in Sligo-Leitrim. 2 Fine Gael candidate withdrawing, a former Minister standing against his own party, Sinn Fein dropping one of their two candidates, Marian Harkin returning to domestic politics after 18 years. But when all…

There is another candidate putting their name forward in the general election. Sean Wynne, a native of Drumshanbo Co. Leitrim, announced his intention to contest the election as an Independent today. Mr. Wynne unsuccessfully contested the recent local elections in both the Carrick-on-Shannon and Ballinamore electoral areas. Speaking to OceanFM…

Bus shelters will be installed across Sligo as part of a dedicated National Transport Authority programme for 2020. That’s according to Sligo/Leitrim Fianna Fail TD Eamon Scanlon who has had confirmation from the NTA for the consideration of bus shelters to be rolled out across Sligo in the coming months.…