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  There is growing speculation that former TD and MEP, Marian Harkin, could stand for Fine Gael in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency at the next General Election.   Ocean FM News understands there has been contact between senior Fine Gael officials and Ms. Harkin in recent weeks in relation to her…

New figures released today are claiming that the Sligo Leitrim region has proportionally more than twice the number of Gardai compared to the greater Dublin area. The report in today’s Irish Independent are suggesting that there are wide variations in the number of Gardai per head of population in the…

New moves are afoot in an effort to solve an ongoing problem over access to the monastic island of Inishmurray off the coast of north Sligo. Boat trips to the island have been banned since early 2018 when the Marine Survey Office attached to the Department of Transport, Tourism and…

The process of revaluing commercial and industrial properties in County Donegal is beginning today. The valuations will be used to calculate the rates to be paid to the county council. Revaluations of commercial and industrial properties in counties Sligo and Leitrim have already taken place. It’s part of an ongoing…

Almost €1m in funding is to benefit numerous community projects in the North West. The investment comes from the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2019. The scheme is part of the Action Plan for Rural Development with the aim being to enhance…

Power is out in a number of homes and businesses in County Sligo. There are planned outages in the Collooney area which is affecting 17 customers with the the power to be restored by 5 pm this evening. There is are outages in Gorteen which is affecting 13 customers and…

Power is out for a number of homes and businesses in Co Sligo. 118 customers are affected around Gurteen. Works are being carried out by the ESB with power expected to be returned by 4pm this evening. The network apologises for the inconvenience and say that power will be returned…