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It’s expected the government will appoint 17 Ministers for state today following a cabinet meeting.   There’s an extra focus on the appointments following criticism of the geographical spread of the cabinet ministers which left the entire West and North West without any Ministerial representation in the new cabinet.  …

The criteria for Covid-19 testing are being broadened from this morning, to include more suspected cases of the virus.   Now those with either a fever, a recent cough, or shortness of breath can look for a test.   A further 18 people with Covid-19 have died, bringing the death…

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…