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The founder of Focus Ireland says that the methods in combating long term homelessness haven’t improved since the organisation was founded in 1985. Sr. Stanislaus Kennedy says over the decades, the state has failed to provide enough social and affordable housing, leaving it up to the private sector. The organisation…

There has been a noticeable increase in the 14 day incidence rate of Covid-19 per 100,000 population across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. It has more than doubled in Donegal while there has been a five fold increase in Leitrim. According to the statistics from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, the…

With High tides expected to hit beaches in the North West from today holidaymakers have been warned in relation to parking cars at locations such as Streedagh beach.   From today until Mondayhigh tides are expected to hit beaches locally in the afternoon and early evening time.   In a…

537,000 in funding has been announced for the Counties of Sligo and Leitrim under the Connected Hubs Scheme.     Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced over €8.8 million in funding which will enable existing hubs and broadband connection points to enhance and add capacity…

Seven angling charter vessels from the north west are taking part in a project to catch, tag and release the largest tuna in the world, the Atlantic bluefin tuna.   They are among 22 vessels and skippers throughout the country that are part of the Tuna CHART programme, operating from…

Road surfacing and associated works on the N4-N15 Sligo Urban Improvement Scheme in Sligo Town will start this (Monday) evening at the N4/Ballast Quay junction It’s expected the works will be finished tomorrow (Tuesday) night, with the majority of this work being carried out in the evenings and at night.…

Gardaí are appealing for information following the discovery of substantial excavation at a passage tomb in Co. Sligo. The illegal excavation at the Carrownamaddoo and Castle Dargan Passage Tomb has also caused significant damage to the ancient site. It is against the law for anyone to purposefully dig or excavate…