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The Deputy Chief Medical Officer says Ireland’s continuing to make good progress in the fight against Covid-19.   Yesterday the country recorded its lowest daily number of cases since mid-December, at 359.   The Department of Health also confirmed 14 more Covid-19 related deaths.     The number of new…

Concerns have been expressed in farming circles in relation to the closure of Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank branches in the North West. To discuss the situation, the Connaught branch of the IFA are holding an online meeting this evening. The meeting will be chaired by Pat Murphy, Connaught…

A local representative of the Labour party has urged the government to protect staff and customers of Ulster Bank  after it was announced that it is pulling out of the Irish market after 160 years.   Former general and local election candidate, Nessa Cosgrove has described the news as ‘a…

The Department of Health has confirmed that an additional 6 people have died from Covid-19.     612 new cases have also been reported in the latest set of figures.  The number of cases in the north west remains low, there were no new cases in Sligo, less than 5…

Sligo has the lowest rate of Covid-19 deaths per 100,000 of population in the Country. 17 deaths have been reported in Sligo due to Covid 19.  This represents a death rate of 25.9 per 100,000 of population.   The figures compiled by the Department of Health for the Irish Independent…

The Department of health has confirmed there has been 29 additional deaths from Covid-19.   776 new cases have also been confirmed.   Locally there were 48 new cases in Donegal, 5 in Sligo and less than 5 in Leitrim.   Across the Country there are 574 people receiving treatment…